Tag: publishing

What is the Electric Bookshop?

Well, let us tell you. We’ll be handing #scotlitfest over to the Electric Bookshop for an hour on Sunday June 26th for an exploration of the world of books and reading. What do they do? Their events explore diverse and cutting-edge technologies, the latest ideas and debates, conductive ink, paper technology, storytelling and educational apps, […]

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Welcome to Amazon – the good, the bad and the ugly

Neu! Reekie!’s own Kevin Williamson and Gillian Robertson from Looking Glass Books will be joining in the Saltire Society offices for an event, and you can join us in person, or watch online. What will they be talking about? Amazon. We all know about Amazon. On one hand, it’s quick, cheap and easy – that’s […]

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Publisher spotlight: HarperCollins.

As part of #ScotLitFest, we’re hoping to shine a spotlight on not just the authors, but the publishers in Scotland with a five point guide. Today, we’ll be looking at HarperCollins. The who, where, what and why. HarperCollins is one of the major global publishers – the result of the 1990 merger of William Collins […]

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Publisher spotlight: Floris Books

As part of #ScotLitFest, we’re hoping to shine a spotlight on not just the authors, but the publishers in Scotland with a five point guide. Today, we’ll be looking at Floris Books. The who, where, what and why. Floris Books is an independent publisher based in Edinburgh. There are two main areas of the business. […]

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Publisher spotlight: Linen Press.

As part of #ScotLitFest, we’re hoping to shine a spotlight on not just the authors, but the publishers in Scotland with a five point guide. Today, we’ll be looking at Linen Press. The who, where, what and why. Linen Press was set up in 2008 by Lynn Michell to publish Marjorie Wilson’s Childhood’s Hill, a […]

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Five Scottish book bodies to follow on Twitter.

Looking to get your head around what’s going on in Scotland book-wise? Twitter’s always a fine place to start. So, we’ve rounded up five must-follows for book bodies in Scotland. Scottish Book Trust | @scottishbktrust Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. They believe that books and reading have […]

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