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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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Anni

Age: 17
Location: Edinburgh

Speciality: Poetry

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Caitlyn

Age: 17
Location: Milton in West Dunbartonshire

Speciality: Graphic Novel Writing & Illustration

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Erin

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

Speciality: Poetry

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Finn

Age: 15
Location: Nairn in Highlands

Speciality: Novel Writing

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Katie

Age: 15
Location: Tayvallich in Argyll

Speciality: Novel and Short Story Writing

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Leonie

Age: 16
Location: Gordon in Scottish Borders

Speciality: Screenwriting

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Mikaela

Age: 16
Location: Edinburgh

Specialty: Gaelic Poetry

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Ribh

Age: 14
Location: Cove Bay in Aberdeenshire

Speciality: Travelogue and Creative Non-Fiction Writing

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Sarah

Age: 14
Location: Nairn in Highlands

Speciality: Life Stories and Creative Non-Fiction Writing

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Scott

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

Support

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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.