The Society of Authors in Scotland urges the First Minister to stop cuts to libraries.
Literary specialist Sue Palmer considers how to motivate children to read within education.
Expert chair Sarah Broadley offers top tips on chairing, in this month’s Society of Authors in Scotland blog.
20 October 2022
This month’s Society of Authors in Scotland blog is a callout for Scottish authors to join the discussion around sustainability and the climate emergency.
16 September 2022
Impressions of the Society of Authors in Scotland’s August retreat to Glenalmond, from some of the attendees.
4 August 2022
In August’s Society of Authors in Scotland blog, Bill Manley, takes us back over four thousand years to meet Metjen, the earliest known writer.
6 July 2022
In our July blog from the Society of Authors in Scotland, Jennifer Morag Henderson considers libraries and archives essential not just to her own non-fiction work but to writers of fiction too.
25 April 2022
Heather Parry joins the SoA in a new Creative Scotland-funded role to support and advocate for authors in Scotland.
7 March 2022
Ceilidh Hutton on language: ‘Aye, I ken like, tha fios agam, I know, language is important. But which one to use? I can be a bit of a ditherer so why use one when I can use three.’
10 February 2022
Nick Mills has a problem – animals have infested her books.
6 January 2022
Barbara Henderson discusses her journey to becoming an author and the two New Years’ resolutions that helped her along the way.
1 December 2021
Watch SoA in Scotland Committee member, Tita Berredo, draw a Rudolph the reindeer Christmas card.
12 November 2021
SoA in Scotland member Sean Lusk offers his personal experience of finding the right agent.
30 July 2021
SoA in Scotland member Moira McPartlin talks about writing in dialect.
Merryn Glover, former co-Chair of the Society of Authors in Scotland, speaks of her shepherding experiences, whilst researching for her new novel ‘Of Stone and Sky’.
Mac Logan, Chair of the Society of Authors in Scotland, compares the shared skills between a golfer and a writer.
Tita Berredo, a Scottish-based Brazilian children’s writer and illustrator, discusses her welcoming experience at this years’ SoAiS Spring Social event.
Donald Murray – “The last flight home (inevitably diverted or delayed). The twelve hour long ferry journey (inevitably stormy). The long and winding road (inevitably clouded by fog)…”