Canadian author and Scottish actor collaborate to raise funds for Dyslexia Scotland
We were delighted to be contacted by author Kaja Blackley about his novel for young adults, ‘ Maggie MacCormack and the Witches’ Wheel’, the audiobook adaptation of which was released on Amazon, Audible and iTunes March 1, 2021.
‘Maggie’s audiobook narrator, Linda McDade is a professional Scottish actor who has worked in children’s theatre, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and independent film and is dyslexic.
I am a Canadian of Scottish parentage. In recognition of our mutual homeland, Ms. McDade and I would like to donate 10% of the audiobook sales to Dyslexia Scotland. Donations will be in perpetuity. We hope that these contributions will, in some small way, support efforts to serve children and adults who struggle with dyslexia.’
We caught up with Kaja and Linda on Zoom and it was fascinating to hear about their collaboration and, in particular, Linda’s ‘dyslexia story’.
Dyslexia Scotland is very grateful for this generous ongoing donation and the proceeds will be put to good use to support people with dyslexia in Scotland.
Follow updates about ‘Maggie MacCormack and the Witches’ Wheel’ on Instagram @maggiemaccormack and on Maggie’s official site: https://www.maggiemaccormack.com