Haivers an' Blethers

Black Lives Matter

WE STAND AGAINST RACISM.

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Life Lessons in Lockdoon

We've been very aware o' fowk's trauma an' distress durin' thae lockdoon times an' we've tried wur level best tae put good positive stuff oan tae wur facebook page which hopefully…

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Introducin' Wur Book Whisperer Pals

Susan

Aye, the Book Whisperers' trio o' authors are VERY professional. We huv VERY high level discussions behind the scenes. As ye can see, we tak' things VERY serious. An' we're obviously copin' wi' this lockdown malarkey VERY well. Nae bother. Susan's chuffed an' delighted beyond wurds tae be wurkin'…

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Stir Crazy! Self Isolation Tales

Susan

The Book Whisperers' facebook page hus so far attracted 800 fowk. Tha's amazin', eh? Wha's e'en mair amazin' is tha' thae beautiful fowk huv started tae post pieces o' their own truly stunnin' writin'. Seein' as we're livin' in extraordinary times, we've a' decided tae compile a book called 'Stir Crazy'…

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Stay strong - coronavirus self isolation - The Book Whisperers

Susan

During thae troubled times, we so-o-o want tae help fowk oot there who are feelin' alone an' anxious so we huv teamed up wi' twa o' wur pals, authors Mary Turner Thomson an' Lea Taylor, tae offer a free 6 week kickstarter book-writin' course. We're daein' this cos we feel tha' writin' is therapy in itsel' an' tha' worried minds can be eased by…

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The Outlander's 'Sassenach'

Susan

Wan o' the beauties o' the series 'Outlander' is the way language is used. The Gaelic is bandied aboot hither an' thither bringin' it richt intae wur hearts an' giein' it a' a sense o' ither-wurldliness. Mind, it's the wurd 'sassenach'…

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Dreich, Drookit, Mingin', Buggert ...

Susan

Thing aboot wur Scots language is tha' it does wha' it says oan the tin. The wurds express so much tha' it maks the imagination flee! Tha's why we choose tae write in broad Scots. It's lik' writin' fuelled by a natural energy, lik' wheechin' alang oan a Calmac wi' the wind blawin' behind ye an' the sun shinin' oan yer fizzer. …

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A Panto Record-Breaker!

Workin' wi' Allan Stewart, wan o' Scotland's best-loved entertainers, hus been a joy, a sheer joy! Huvin' been a' the top o' his game fur so long, playin' pantomime dame at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, mair than ony ither actor, Allan knows wha' he's aboot. He writes lik'…

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Ta diddlee dah! Introducin' The Wee Book Club

We've heard so many o' wur crackin' customers say o' wur Wee Books ... 'jings! ma cousin in Canada wuid love them!' ... 'crivvens! ma aunty in New Zealand wuid love them!' ... 'help ma boab! Geordie Smith in Timbuktu wuid love them!' ... tha' it got us tae thinkin' (which is no a rare occurrence, mind!). Wha' if we thocht o' a way tae get…

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Gettin' Shte Done - we a' huv tae dae it, micht as well mak' the maist o' it!

Ye know tha' thing when ye've been workin' hard an' puttin' a' yer blood, sweat an' tears intae sumthin'? Then, lo an' behold it turns oot e'en better than ye cuid huv iver hoped? Weel, this is the way o' it wi' this latest Wee Book! Honest tae Crivvens, it's a game changer! It's a' aboot the…

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Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn

We feel so lucky cos we're jist back frae Scotland's Autumn Trade Fair, huvin' had a hooley! We met so many crackin' fowk an' we displayed a couple o' new posters we'd rustled up a' the last…

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Clarty

Thaur's nothin' lik' the excitement o' takin' delivery o' a new book frae Bell & Bain, wur printers. Sure enuf, we're jumpin' fur joy a' the arrival o' Ma Wee Book o' Clarty Wee Secrets the day. Crackin'! Accordin' tae wur new book, there's nae big secret tae feelin' foo o' the joys, it's a feelin' we can a' generate by wursel's. So, dinnae fash! Park yer erse doon in yer favourite chair…

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A'hings Tae Dae Wi' The Kitchen

Susan

Sumtimes, cookin' doesnae go accordin' tae plan in the kitchen. We know tha' only too well wursel's! We're wurkin' awa' oan sum new kitchen journals tha' are goin' tae be a richt hoot: 'Bite Ma Scone' (fur bakin') an' 'If It's…

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Big Tam's Kilted Wurkoots is Oooot Noooo!

Big Tam's Kilted Wurkoots is no' Tam Rannachan's furst book, but it is the best-est! Tam's been a personal trainer fur…

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Greetin' Cards

We're lucky enuf tae huv retail clients who are keen tae give us feedback oan wur business an' wan o' the things we've…

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Big Tam's Kilted Wurkoots featured on BBC Radio Scotland

Big Tam hoofed it o'er tae the BBC studios the day tae talk tae Kaye Adams aboot how his new…

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Latest Arrival - Wee Book O' Pure Stoatin' Joy

JOY HUS ARRIVED! HURRAY! Thaur's nae big secret tae feelin' foo o' the joys, it's a feelin' we can a' generate by wursel's. So, dinnae fash! Park yer erse doon in yer favourite chair an' relax. Let this Wee Book be yer best friend fur a while. Let it melt a' warm an' toasty in yer haunds an' let it wrap itsel' roond yer heart lik' a…

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The Wee Book Company Signs New Author

We've signed up Gavin Keddie, as wur latest author. We're so chuffed! Gav's so talented an' hus created a series o' books aboot the Dimensional Duo - Gavin an' Wonderful - who romp through various adventures situated in wildly creative settings, frae the dinosaur era tae outer space. His books are aimed a' young adults but are…

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Award Winners? Who us? Ya dancer!

Susan

Edinburgh Reporter Weel, we exhibited a' wur furst trade fair, an' we won an award. An award! Did we mention tha' we won an award? Weel, we won an award! Wur furst wee book won an award an' we got all emotional. We were greetin', we were laffin', we went a bit doolally an' we looked rubbish in wur publicity photies. Still. We…

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The Wee Book O' Grannies' Sayin's

Susan

When we wur gettin' the gather material fur wur furst Wee Book, The Wee Book o' Grannies' Sayin's, we were struck by jist how much times hud moved oan. Grannies today are oot there, giein' it laldie an' then sum. They're auf bungee jumpin' an' queuing fur the loos at Glastonbury, they're gaun tae the gym an' trainin' fur marathons, they're hoofin' up tae Everest base camp an' postin'…

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