By Charlotte Comley
Congratulations to Sarah Broadley and Caroline Deacon from SCBWI South East Scotland, as they take on the Story Shop stage during this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Reading their own short stories in front of a live audience, Caroline will read aloud on Monday 15th August and Sarah will be reading the following day, Tuesday 16th August. Both events are on at 3pm in the Speigletent, EIBF, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. If you are in the area, please come along and show your support.
Caroline Deacon has worked for a number of years as a journalist writing for popular magazines. She's also written five books on childcare, and Babycalming sold 65,000 copies. She is now writing Young Adult fiction, but is yet to be published, so she's delighted to be appearing in Story Shop. Her favourite short story writers are Daphne du Maurier andJohn Wyndham.
Sarah Broadley mainly writes rhyming picture book stories for younger children but regularly dips her toes into the waters of other genres if the tea is hot enough and she's had enough sleep.
Sarah has been a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) since July 2013, where she co-ordinates the middle grade and picture book critique groups for her local network in South East Scotland.