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General advice for writers

Scottish Book Trust’s website is a good source of general information and advice for writers. It has a list of local writing groups among other resources. Both new and established writers also find the Writers & Artists Yearbook a valuable source of information.

The Scottish Association of Writers promotes writing through a variety of events and resources and is a membership organisation comprising of individuals affiliated with writing clubs.

Book festivals often run events for writers. For a list of festivals in Scotland, search our website.