Living in central Scotland, Eilidh G Clark is a writer of touching short stories and poetry. She recalls lazy summer holidays spent in the back garden, drawing pictures in her notebooks, writing short stories to go with them and imagining that she might one day become a modern day Enid Blyton. Eilidh continued to scribble her way through

Last week (14/10) we published a piece on Authors Electric blog asking writers’ input on how to solve industry-wide issues in the publishing submissions process and create a Code of Practice for Submissions. In case you haven't already seen the blog, you can now read it on our website. Over the time that the blog has been up we have r

Post taken from Authors Electric Blog (14/10) Last week I heard a shocking story from a writer friend. It probably isn’t shocking to those writers who’ve been in the game a while, but I guess I’m still a newbie to this world of publishing, so it was shocking to me. I’m going to call the story, The Sure Thing, and it goes like t

Our Story of the Week is a tender love story from the writer D A Adamson. D A Adamson started writing short stories at junior school where he excelled at English Language and English Literature. His life has evolved around the written word through a lifetime as an advertising copywriter. During his life Adamson worked in the US and Sc

Our Story of the Week is a scary story from the writer John Lee Langton. John turned to writing later in life, first taking a creative writing evening course at a local college, and then following up a couple of years later with the prestigious Diploma in Creative writing from Kellogg College, the graduate college of The University of

Our Story of the Week is an entertaining story from the writer Jamie Guiney. Jamie is a graduate of the Faber & Faber Writing Academy. His short stories have been published internationally and he has twice been a judge for the short story competition The New Rose Prize. Two of his own stories A Quarter Yellow Sun and The Cowboy wer

It has been a little bit more than a month since we have released a number of Fairlight Books on a book crossing voyage. It has been a fantastic adventure so far and we are astounded at how far some of the books travelled. A number of books found their way to London and other UK cities. Other copies of Lou Gilmond's The Tale of Senyor Rod

Our Story of the Week is a magical realism story from the writer Greg Forrester. Greg started writing in secondary school, producing four chapters of a clear Lord of the Rings rip-off, that, ‘thankfully’, no longer exists. Since then, he’s continued to pursue his passion, earning creative writing degrees from the University of Su