Far to the
West of imagination lies the land of Coconia. It is a unique children's
book, written and illustrated by Chris Covins that is
available free to download in the hope that it
will bring happiness to children around the world.
Golliwogg.co.uk is an independent
guide to Golliwogs (aka. Golliwoggs, Gollys, Gollies),
including information of golliwog history, golliwog
books/stories, golliwog dolls and golliwog memorabilia.
Archie Miles is recognised as one of Britain's leading
practitioners in the field of landscape and natural
history photography. After more than 30 years working as
a professional photographer and 12 years as a writer
Archie Miles' website, Archie Miles Photography, allows
access to a vast file of over 250,000 high quality
The web site of The Disabled Ramblers Association
- a group of like-minded disabled people who enjoy being
in the countryside, and who get about using paths and
trails of all kinds. The Association organises rambles
of varying difficulty from easy to challenging all over
England and Wales, and each event provides recreation
and challenge to suit every taste.
Authors' Licensing & Collecting
Society (ALCS) is the UK rights management society
for all writers. Its principal business is to collect
and distribute fees to writers whose works have been
copied, broadcast or recorded. It also collects monies
for lending and rental. Since its foundation ALCS has
paid writers over £65 million in fees – fees they would
not have been able to collect individually. ALCS is
wholly owned and controlled by writers.
Chapter One Promotions provides
many exciting opportunities to aspiring and established
writers by offering avenues to develop further. The
company runs residentials and workshops led by
experienced, professional authors, and offers a story
reading service that will critique a writer's work at
every stage of their writing development. In addition,
Chapter One Promotions runs a variety of poetry and
short story competitions as well as children's writing
and illustration contests, offering substantial prizes
Playground Prime is a unique
Internet directory of people who create literature, art,
and music for the entertainment of children of all ages.
The directory is hand-edited to ensure the best possible
resource for parents, teachers, caregivers, and kids
The Society of Authors is a
non-profit making organisation, founded in 1884 "to
protect the rights and further the interests of
authors". The Society has almost 7,000 members.
Membership services provide individual advice on all of
the business aspects of writing, including the vetting
of contracts. The Society also represents the writing
profession by campaigning for improved terms and changes
in legislation, such as copyright and libel laws.
Society of Children's Book Writers and
Illustrators is the only professional organisation
dedicated to serving the people who write, illustrate,
or share a vital interest in children’s literature.
Whether you are a professional writer, a famous
illustrator, a beginner with a good idea, or somewhere
in-between, SCBWI is here to serve you.