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“But dad didn't think like that. He carried on reading, sinking deep into the descriptive text. To himself, he read out the first page, and it was heaven in black and white.”

Lesley Atherton, from Melissa and the Mobility Scooter

We Love Books

love writers

love books

love readers

Lesley Atherton

We have assisted many new authors to get their work out there into the world at large, via publishing and editing.  We worked hard on their books and are proud of each and every one.

Our emphasis is on the provision of editorial services and cover design, advice, read-throughs, meet-ups, and whatever else we can do in a pre-publication setting, in order to assist writers.

We do publish new titles but are currently concentrating on the publication of non-fiction and the promotion of existing works.

PS: Our old name was Scott Martin Productions (a tribute to the mother of Lesley Atherton whose maiden name was Scott Martin). Our new name is Words Are Life.


Our Blog

Our blog posts are quite diverse, but we're concentrating on short pieces of fiction, the occasional poem, thoughts and reviews on life, and on assistance for writing groups. We also post the occasional news item.


Words Are Life are taking on no new books or other projects of any kind until further notice.  Don't worry though... books already published are still accessible on Amazon. We will be back.

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