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Introducing Christina Neuwirth and her Women of Words Doctoral Research Project

Get to know Christina, who's working with us on her doctoral research project Women of Words: Gender equality in contemporary writing and publishing in Scotland.

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Writing Prompt #5: Looming Deadline

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 Start Writing

Have you always wanted to write but aren't sure how to sit down and get started? We've got some advice, tips and words of encouragement to help you conquer your fear of the blank page even if you've never written creatively before.

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Writing Prompt #4: Earliest Memory

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

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Making Real Writers: Designing Activities for Schools

Author Linda Cracknell shares her tips for making sure children feel like writers when she oraganises school visits.

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Great Holiday Games for Writers

Recharge and refresh your creative brain over the holidays with a few fun games that will also keep your writing muscles primed for the new year.

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Writing Prompt #3: School Holidays

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

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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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Writing Prompt #2: Unexpected Messages

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

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Writer’s Guide to Christmas Gift Giving

Give some inspired gifts this year by drawing on your writing skills and reading knowledge with a little help from our gift guide for writers.

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