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What’s Your Story is brought to you by Scottish Book trust and our squad of teen writers and illustrators

The Magazine

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Squad 2015/16

The first What's Your Story? participants have been involved in shaping and developing the What's Your Story? programme, including the Magazine and StoryCon.

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Age: 17
Location: Edinburgh

Speciality: Poetry

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Age: 17
Location: Milton in West Dunbartonshire

Speciality: Graphic Novel Writing & Illustration

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Age: 17
Location: Newport-on-Tay in Fife

Speciality: Poetry

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Age: 15
Location: Nairn in Highlands

Speciality: Novel Writing

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Age: 15
Location: Tayvallich in Argyll

Speciality: Novel and Short Story Writing

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Age: 16
Location: Gordon in Scottish Borders

Speciality: Screenwriting

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Age: 16
Location: Edinburgh

Specialty: Gaelic Poetry

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Age: 14
Location: Cove Bay in Aberdeenshire

Speciality: Travelogue and Creative Non-Fiction Writing

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Age: 14
Location: Nairn in Highlands

Speciality: Life Stories and Creative Non-Fiction Writing

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Age: 15
Location: Tobermory on Mull

Speciality: Short Story Writing

Mentors 2015/16

The What's Your Story? mentors have provided in-depth creative support to the ten members of the squad. Our mentors are creative professionals from a range of disciplines, including writing, poetry and illustration.

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Adrian Mead

Screenwriter & Director

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Alex Nye

YA Novelist

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Catherine Simpson

Novelist & Short Story Writer

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Catriona Lexy Campbell

Playwright, Novelist, & Poet (Gaelic)

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Edward Ross

Graphic Novelist

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Gerry Cambridge

Poet & Editor

Editorial Board 2015/16

Our board of creative professionals provide feedback on every piece of work submitted to What's Your Story? They come from different places in our literary culture and have different areas of expertise. They’re hugely enthusiastic about seeing the work of teen creators, and they work hard to make sure that everyone who submits work to the Online Magazine gets thoughtful and useful feedback.

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Brittany Muscarella

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Chiara Bullen

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Kellie Jones

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Sarah Barnard

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Therese Campbell

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Anna Haldane


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Nicole Brandon

Nicole takes care of Scottish Book Trust’s teenage writer & illustrator development programme (AKA ‘What’s Your Story?’), and has a masters degree in Creative Writing. She helps everyone come together and work as a team, and makes sure your creative work is well looked after.