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Sandstone Publicity Officer shortlisted for Emerging Publisher Award

Last night, The Saltire Society's Literary Awards shortlist was announced at Waterstones Princes Street.  The prize is organised by charity the Saltire Society, which supports the arts and cultural heritage of Scotland. The event featured a performance from last year’s winner of the Poetry...

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Writers on Location: James Terry on the ghost town of Shakespeare

If you’re a keen reader of fiction it’s inevitable to find that certain themes crop up again and again and we all have our favourites. I can’t get enough of dysfunctional families, relationships on the rocks and New York novels (though I try not to read similar titles back to back); there...

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Out There wins OWPG's Best Outdoor Book Award

Many of Britain's top outdoor writers and photographers gathered for the 'Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild' (OWPG) Annual Awards ceremony which took place on Saturday, 8th October at Medina Valley Centre, Isle of Wight. The Awards celebrate the very best in British and European outdoor...

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Moira Forsyth to join the Board of Publishing Scotland

Sandstone Press is pleased to announce that our Editorial Director, Moira Forsyth, will join the Board of Publishing Scotland in 2017 anticipating a two year term. Also joining the PS Board will be Kate Gibb, Finance and Operations Director at Canongate, and Timothy Wright, Chief Executive...

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WHS McIntyre talks to Crime Time

And Justice for all?   I’m not new to writing, but I am very new to being published, and what I’ve learned is that to be a marketable author one’s books need a genre.  My books have been genre-defined as Crime Fiction, something I wasn’t too pleased about initially...

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