Blog Posts tagged: writing

Kate Tough author portrait and book cover

The road to republication

Award-winning author Kate Tough takes us behind the scenes of her book's journey with three different publishers.

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Tha Gàidhlig gam chuideachadh an t-saoghal fhaicinn bho sealladh cait (Gaelic helps me see the world from a cat’s viewpoint)

Writer June Graham shares her experiences of creating in Gaelic and how those are different to the way she writes in English.

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Phil Earle and pupils on tour

Phil Earle: Why I work with pupils with additional support needs

Phil Earle shares his experience of working with pupils with additional support and complex needs on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

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Writing tips: How to handle criticism

Receiving criticism for your writing is never fun, but sometimes it's useful. Read a few hints for sorting the wheat from the chaff and dealing with difficult feedback.

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Child writing

More Than Just Marks on a Page: How to Start Children Writing

Tracy Cooper shares some fun ways to begin introducing little ones to the wonderful world of writing

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Five Ways to Stay Focused on Your Writing over the Holidays

There's no need to write off the whole of the holidays: stay sharp with our tips for keeping your head in the writing game.

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RLS Fellowship: David Bishop on Applying with an Open Mind

Award-winning screenwriter and author David Bishop thought writers like him couldn't win a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. Luckily, he applied anyway and loved every moment of the experience.

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Nourish - last chance to submit your story!

With only a week left to submit your writing, now is the time to put pen to paper and tell us what nourishes you!

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Sarah Mussi

Sarah Mussi's Top Tips for Writing Fantasy

Award-winning author Sarah Mussi is back with Here Be Witches, the second book in the Snowdonia Chronicles. In this blog post, she offers her top tips for creating fantasy worlds and characters.

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Five Ways Improv Can Make You a Better Writer

Writer and performer Louise Boyd takes a look at the lessons writers can learn from improv.

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