Witch Hitch – A Children’s Picture Book by Greta Yorke, Illustrated by Maggie Bolton

Witch Hitch, is the first of four delightful children’s picture book collaborations between Ayr Writers’ Club members, Greta Yorke and Maggie Bolton. Winner of the 2018 Scottish Association of Writers’ award for Self Published Book, Witch Hitch is a  lovely, fun adventure through a world where so many witches just can’t find their things, no matter where they look. But surely they must be there...

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The Woo in the Wild Woods – A Children’s Picture Book by Greta Yorke, Illustrated by Maggie Bolton

The beguilingly titled, The Woo in the Wild Woods, is the second of four picture books for 3-8 year old children published by successful Ayr Writers’ Club collaborators, author Greta Yorke and children’s illustrator Maggie Bolton. It tells a magical story of a young trainee wizard called Jamie. He’s passed all his tests in Wizard School, had great success with casting spells, but there’s a...

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Tartan Witch – A Children’s Picture Book by Greta Yorke, Illustrated by Maggie Bolton

Tartan Witch is the third wonderful witch-and-wizard-themed publication for Ayr Writers’ Club author Greta Yorke and illustrator Maggie Bolton. This funny story sparkles as a group of witches find that they are dreading their friend Tartan Witch’s imminent visit – because they don’t understand very much of what she says! Follow this joyful story as Tartan Witch regales the other witches with all...

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How the Pirates Turned the Tide – A Children’s Picture Book by Greta Yorke, Illustrated by Maggie Bolton

Ayr Writers’ Club members, Greta Yorke and Maggie Bolton have teamed up once again for their very latest children’s picture book, the fabulous How the Pirates Turned the Tide. Traditional skulduggery is given a bright contemporary twist in this entertaining book, as our hapless pirates are encouraged by a mere young child (and gran) to take very good care of themselves, and the...

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Brexit and Tourism: Process, Impacts and Non-Policy – A Non-Fiction Book by Derek R. Hall

As a prolific Author, Joint-Author and Editor-Author of 13 nonfiction books, Derek’s latest work, Brexit and Tourism: Process, Impacts and Non-Policy, is scheduled for release by Channel View Publications in January 2020.     www.channelviewpublications.com   Tourism is associated with breaking down barriers. Brexit has the effect of raising barriers. Bring the two together...

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Crossed Lives – A Novel by Derek R. Hall

Crossed Lives is the first foray into fiction for prolific nonfiction writer, editor, and Ayr Writers’ Club member, Derek Hall. Writing under the pseudonym of Robert Hennegan, Derek draws upon his personal experiences working as a Tour Leader within Siberia, Mongolia, Albania, China and North Korea. The result is a wonderfully weaving novel about unequal relationships, unintended...

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Author Event with Margaret Skea at Tidelines Book Festival – 28 September 2019

Margaret Skea was our terrific Guest Speaker on A Sense of Place back in November 2015. With an impressive three historical novels under her belt, she returns to Irvine as a special guest at this weekend’s Tidelines Book Festival. (Saturday 28th September, 2.30-3.30pm, Harbour Arts Centre, KA12 8PZ). Tickets are priced at £6 and can be purchased from Tidelines Box Office on 01294 274059....

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Tidelines Book Festival Brochure, Irvine Harbourside – 26-29 September 2019

After a very successful festival in 2018, Tidelines is all set to go again in 2019 with an amazing line up of authors covering a wide range of genres and events, including writing workshops. Please click on the link below for the full 2019 Brochure....

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