Writing

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Alan Bissett: Is writing in Scots an act of resistance?

Alan Bissett gives as an insight into the ways he writes in Scots, and to what extent he thinks of that as an 'act of resistance'.

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Scrievin and writin in Scots: Liz Niven

Poet Liz Niven shares her tips for getting started writing in Scots, even if you've never had a chance to really try it before.

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Gerda Stevenson: Thoughts on writing in Scots and English

Is writing in Scots a political act? Poet Gerda Stevenson muses on the impulse that drives people to ask her this questions.

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Neither useful nor ornamental: Why Scots matters

Author Thomas Clark shares why he believes Scots matters.

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Five ways to include more scent in your writing

Author P.M. Freestone offers some top tips for including scent in your writing

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Writing Prompt #27: Crowded Beach

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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Writing Prompt #25: Radio Dedication

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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Writing Prompt #28: Photo Tag

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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Writing Prompt #26: Grandma's Cake

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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Writing Prompt #24: Smokey Jumper

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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