Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

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

April 12, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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What’s your story?

The latest competition from the Scottish Book Trust is here! 🙂 “We’re looking for teen writers and illustrators to send us their writings and drawings on the theme of Keys for our latest What’s Your Story online magazine. If you’re a teen … Continue reading

April 4, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Love at First Line…

Opening lines are an important part of any piece of literature. A writer has to grab the attention of the reader with that first line or run the risk of them putting the book down. While that might sound a … Continue reading

March 28, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Straight Outta Brechin…

  Diary of a Brechin Kid! 😀 Clishmaclaver had great fun making comic diaries with our Brechin cluster primary pupils during their recent transition days. Tasked with storyboarding ideas about what might go wrong (or right!) on their first day … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Diary of a Brechin Kid!

The most wonderful P7 pupils from Brechin’s cluster primaries joined me in the library yesterday to create comics; ‘slam diaries’ about pupils’ transition to high school – their very own Diary of a Brechin Kid! 😀 Taking their inspiration from … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Got fandom?

It’s chic to be geek! Keep calm and join fandom! Wait, what? Clishmaclaver knows there is amazing fanfiction being written, astoundingly good fan art being created (Shout out to Chloe D!), and generally awesome fandoming being undertaken by pupils at … Continue reading

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