Blog Posts tagged: reading

Scottish Novel World Cup 2018

A Guide to the Scottish Novel World Cup 2018

To make up for Scotland's absence from another World Cup, we are running our very own Scottish Novel World Cup on Twitter. Which author will you support?

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Selection of Scottish book covers

#ScottishNovelWorldCup: The World Cup in Scottish Novels

In anticipation of our Scottish Novel World Cup, guest author Tony Garner takes a look at which books actually feature the famous tournament within their pages.

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May Whitty as Miss Froy

5 Memorable Spinsters From Books

To celebrate Old Maid's Day, we decided to bring together five of our favourite spinsters from books.

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Edith Wharton

Rebellious Writers: Edith Wharton

We take a look at the life and work of one of America's celebrated writers, Edith Wharton, and how her writing reflects a rebellious spirit in an age of quiet convention.

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Castlemilk Library by Lesley Martin

5 Reasons Why We Need to Protect Local Libraries

Using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as inspiration, we take a look at five reasons why local libraries are so important to children, parents and communities in general.

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Teen boy walking past library shelves

Teenage Rebellion in the Library

Award-winning author Thomas Welsh discusses how his local library helped him to rebel as a teenager, grow as a person and develop as a writer.

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Rebel: Submit Your Stories Now!

Today is the launch of our annual writing campaign. Find out more about this year's theme and all the ways you can get involved

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Comic Books

5 Events for Comic Book Lovers at Aye Write!

If you're keen on comics or graphic novels, we've got 5 great events for you at this year's Aye Write! festival.

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Caighlan Smith's Top Five Fantasy Novels

Need more fantasy fiction in your life? We've got you covered with 5 great picks from author Caighlan Smith

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Person holding a book in front of their face

6 Easy Ways to Read More in 2018

Feel like you're not reading as much as you could be? We've got 6 tips to get you reading more this year.

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