I’ve already said this, and I don’t think it can be said too often: the Wigtown Book Festival is twenty years old this year, and it’s set to be a tremendous event. The team have worked their little cottons right off to make this year an über festive jamboree of literary joy; there’s even have a campsite for that authentic festival feel. So if you’re a book lover why not treat yourself to the literary equivalent of Paris fashion week in one of the most beguiling regions in the country? It’s not too late to snap up a ticket or ten! Here’s a hint of what you’ll find:


Published by Eryl Gasper Dick

I am an artist and writer living in southwest Scotland. I freelance as a Literature Ambassador (for Wigtown Festival Co. who run the Scottish Book Town); as a creative writing teacher; and a content provider, populating people's websites and marketing materials with perfectly honed, clear sentences. When I'm not gadding about supporting writers, lit events, businesses, and students I write fiction, non-fiction, and the odd poem. I avidly believe that creativity is the answer to the problem.

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  1. Best wishes for Wigtown Book Festival. ❤ Here we're in the middle of the 4-day WAM Writers' Festival (Write Around the Murray) in its 12th year! Murray refers to the Murray River. These festivals bring such a buzz, meeting favourite authors, which I will do today at an event I'm attending and seeing other book-a-holics/ aspiring writers also present. 🙂


    1. The session was wonderful, thank you with the journalist/memoirist having done an excellent job of researching the two authors she interviewed. Best luck with the weather and attendance at Wigtown Festival.


  2. I’m so glad you enjoyed it, good interviewers make all the difference I’ve discovered.
    We’ll need good luck for the weather, though it’s been glorious the last few years it’s not unusual to need full waterproofs.

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