Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

July 4, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Comic and Zine Fair This Weekend!

Dundee Comics Creative Space DCCS is celebrating Small Press Day by hosting a comic and zine fair from 12pm-3pm where they will launch Volume 2 of the Comics Club Comic Strips Anthology – an anthology with lots of great stories … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Don’t Forget to be Awesome!

Those not familiar with teen author, John Green’s alter ego as one half of the VlogBrothers phenomenon, might like this handy infographic to aid writing craft:  “Nerdfighteria is a community subculture, based mainly online. It began in 2007, when the VlogBrothers (John and Hank Green) … Continue reading

June 19, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Meet children’s author, Lari Don!

I'll be sharing stories at the #Galloway Children's Festival in #Kirkcudbright next Sunday, at 12 noon and 2pm. It's all… Posted by Lari Don on Saturday, 17 June 2017 Found this on my FB feed. :O Lari’s a wonderful storyteller; don’t … Continue reading

June 8, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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#Spellchasers – a witch’s guide

A couple of years ago, the library had the pleasure of hosting a Creative Writing Day with Edinburgh-based children’s author, Lari Don. It was a fantastic experience, very well received by pupils, and it created a real buzz about storytelling … Continue reading

Do Something Booky!

June 8, 2017 by Miss Stewart | 0 comments

Paper Reading Craft for Classroom

We love this cute idea for classroom so much! <3Video credit: Jiya I.

Posted by Easy Peasy and Fun on Monday, 5 June 2017

So, this popped onto my FB feed – and I love it! 😀 Such a lovely, simple idea; could be adapted for mini book reviews (that’s quick reviews not tiny books!), book recs, poetry, or even motivational quotes. To coin a phrase – do something booky! 😉

Video credit:©Jiya I. / found at Easy Peasy and Fun

June 6, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Creative writing: a mini drabble?

The Scottish Book Trust has launched their latest creative writing prompt; perfect inspiration for all you budding authors! 🙂 “Our 50 Word Fiction Competition is back and with more categories – including young writers and Gaelic! Take up this month’s … Continue reading

May 25, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Jacqueline Wilson Creative Writing Prize 2017

Found this on the WHSmith blog! It’s competition time for first years! “Those of you that joined in last year will be very excited to hear that the Jacqueline Wilson Creative Writing Prize is back for a second year! This … Continue reading

May 5, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Dramatically dread-filled drabbles…

This, from Goodreads’ blog, is brilliant! Have a read – Short and Sinister: Five-sentence Mysteries and Thrillers “It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important,” Sherlock Holmes says in The Memoirs … Continue reading

May 4, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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New Writers Awards 2018

Applications for the New Writers Awards 2018 are now open! Every year the Scottish Book Trust supports a talented bunch of aspiring authors of all ages as they work to realise their dreams of getting published. Recipients receive a £2,000 … Continue reading

April 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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If you love a thing…

Just had to do a big ‘shout out’ for one of our very talented 6th year pupil, Chloe D. As previously posted, Chloe created a wonderful piece of digital art for me based on Marvel’s Hawkeye – Because, Hawkeye! 😉 … Continue reading

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