Writing

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

Alan Bissett shares his thoughts on writing in Scots

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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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