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Falkirk Writers’ Tryst Seminar 2017

Please find a link to the Seminar Programme and Guidelines for this year’s event which takes place on Saturday 27 May 2017 below. All are welcome to attend and submit entries for the various categories of competition. More information on … Continue reading

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Largs Viking Book Festival this weekend

Morning all! In case you’re not already aware, it’s Largs Viking Book Festival this weekend, with a really interesting lineup of authors and a publisher, mostly talking about their Viking-related books. You’ll find more info about most of the talks … Continue reading

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Got the January blues?

Head to Poems and Pints at The Waterside. Second Tuesday of the month, 7-9pm, share poems, and pints, in cosy surroundings.

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Moniack Mhor blog

Moniack Mhor run lots of interesting courses throughout the year, you can find out more about them here. They have also recently launched a blog, with plenty of interesting writing exercises. If you fancy a look, check it out here.

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Opening the door on the Poetry Lunch Club

The poem, The Door, by Scottish poet Miroslav Holub, was but one of the many poems shared this lunchtime at the library in the first meeting of the Poetry Lunch Club. Many thanks to Rose for choosing it. The Poetry … Continue reading

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Williwaw and Tartan Skies

Our member, Lorraine Johnston, features on the Under a Tartan Sky podcast, talking about her book, Later Tartan Gator. You’ll find it here. Another member, Al Watt, has had his story WolfBear published in a Kindle Anthology entitled Williwaw. You’ll find that here.

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Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards

This is a competition for new writers, with great rewards. The closing date is 5th August, and all the info you need is here.

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Wan Thing Efter Anither

Skelph (a splinter group of Largs Writers Group) presents It’s Wan Thing Efter Anither (2) in Lounge, Main Street, Largs on Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th May. 26 original sketches, a pie and a pint (soft drink or wine) from … Continue reading

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Hello Poetry

Just to let you know that there’s a nice social media site for sharing and commenting on poetry, called Hello Poetry. If you’re on it, perhaps you could share a link to your profile below. Cara McKee is on and … Continue reading

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The London Magazine Short Story Competition

The London Magazine’s prestigious short story competition has returned. We are home to some of the very best names in short story writing, including Raymond Carver, Alison MacLeod, Hilary Mantel and William Boyd. To continue its literary history, The London Magazine is … Continue reading

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