Writing

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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 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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Get started writing in Gaelic

Previous New Writing Awardee Greg Thomson tells us his top tips for getting started writing in Gaelic.

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Writing Prompt #23: Worrying Poster

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

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How to tackle a difficult second novel

Starting a second novel can be a scary moment. Author Tracey Emerson let's us know how she quashed her fears and got the words down.

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Whose Story is it Anyway? How to Handle Multiple Narrators

Juggling multiple narrators can be tricky but it can be rewarding too. Author Ali Bacon tells us why her new book has 10 different voices.

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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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Writing Prompt #22: Purple Light

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

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L. J. MacWhirter: My Writing Journey

Author L.J. MacWhirter shares the 16 year writing journey that resulted in the publication of her debut novel Black Snow Falling.

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Writing Prompt #21: What's in the Attic?

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

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