BOOKMARK CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS 2024


Paul Bristow
Paul Bristow

Paul Bristow writes children's fiction, comics, folk tales and ghost...

Michaela Morgan
Michaela Morgan

Michaela writes picture books, novels, non-fiction and poetry. She spends some...

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\nMTC works with schools and community groups across Scotland to tell stories using comics with recent publications including a time travelling adventure in Victorian Aberdeen and a superhero blockbuster set on the Western Isles. Current projects include Storyworks which is creating comics, storybooks, storymaps, escape rooms, card games and podcasts with young people in Inverclyde and a graphic novel based on the Scottish Witch Trials.

Michaela Morgan writes picture books, novels, non-fiction and poetry. 

She spends some of the time living in the quiet countryside and some of the time living by the breezy seaside and an enormous amount of time daydreaming, which is where so much writing starts.\n\nShe has written approximately 200 titles. Frankly, she stopped counting them some time ago… \n\n She writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry and regularly visits schools to perform and to run story writing or poetry workshops.  \n

\nA popular speaker at national and international conferences, her work includes a British Council sponsored trip to South Africa to give talks and run workshops with teachers in townships. She has also visited schools in the USA, France, Switzerland and Spain. In the UK she has spoken at: UKRA conference, Primary English conference, the University of Leicester School of Education, University of Nottingham School of Education and the Federation of Children’s Books. 

She has contributed to many conferences and INSETs. \n\nShe is a committee member at the Society of Authors. She is also a National Poetry Day Ambassador.

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\nFor tickets please contact:\n

Rhona Christie at rhona.maclean@yahoo.co.uk
\nor\n
01250 875613\n
Adventure into Books - 01250 872852

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Following on from the Annual General Meeting 


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Gail Wylie, {% component type: \"snippet\", alias: \"bookmark\" %} Chair
will be talking about our 
Desert Island Book 
what it is and why it’s been chosen. 
If you are coming along please submit your choice here in advance.
  We’ve already had a few and this promises to be a highly entertaining afternoon!

As refreshments will be available during the afternoon 
it would be helpful if you could let us know that you will be attending 

Please contact:  Rhona Christie
01250 875613 or email rhona.maclean@yahoo.co.uk 

\n

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{% component type: \"snippet\", alias: \"bookmark\" %} 2024  Launch
with the welcome return of one of our patrons, 

Olga Wojtas
and the latest instalment of her heroine Shona McMonagle's adventures,
in 
Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Gondola of Doom.  


Anyone who has been to one of Olga's previous events knows that an entertaining afternoon is guaranteed!  \n

\nAfter refreshments and raffle, Gail Wylie, {% component type: \"snippet\", alias: \"bookmark\" %} Chair, will reveal the {% component type: \"snippet\", alias: \"bookmark\" %} 2024 Programme and the 'Box Office' will be open for the sale of Festival tickets including our very popular 'Weekend and Daily Passes'.\n

\nFor tickets please contact:
Rhona Christie at rhona.maclean@yahoo.co.uk 
or
 01250 875613\n
Adventure into Books - 01250 872852\n

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