Writing Groups in Scotland

Name Location Meeting Information Website/Email
The Fiction Writers' Club Online

An online group for writers to share ideas and work.

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Lemon Tree Writers Aberdeen
The group meet at 11am on alternate Saturdays. 
 
 
 
Kailzie Creatives Peebles
The group meets at Kailzie Garden Cafe on a Thursday morning, 10.30-12.30 £13 a session or £50 for a block of five.
Books and Beans Poetry Group Aberdeen
The group meets at 7pm on the last Thursday of each month. 
 
 
Ayr Writers Club Ayr

The group welcomes new and established writers. There are speakers, workshops and informal read around nights.

 

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Deeside Writers Banchory The group meet on the third Tuesday of every month. 

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Spindrift writers

Banff Please email for more information.

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Tyne and Esk Writers

Midlothian and East Lothian Tyne and Ask Writers comprises of eight writing groups, with around 100 members in total, in Midlothian and East Lothian. Website

Muirhouse Library Writers Group

Edinburgh The group meets on the first and last Tuesday of every month.

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Elgin Writers

Elgin An online programme with a fee. 

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Glasgow Writers Group
Glasgow A space for writers to meet and have their work critiqued. Atmosphere is casual and friendly while also giving helpful and critical feedback, please don't feel intimidated! All are welcome and we house a colourful variety of writers of many stripes and at every level of experience. Website
Huntly Writers
Huntly    Website
Stromness Writing Group
Orkney

Join Stromness Writing Group for support and encouragement. The group meets in Stromness every other Tuesday, see Facebook page for time and venue.

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West Lothian Writers West Lothian The group normally meet every two weeks to offer advice and support to each other.  

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Forthwrite Writers Group Fife We are Forthwrite writers group, based in Fife. The venue is Dalgety Bay Library. 2nd Wednesday of each month at 09:30.

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Stirling Writing Group

Stirling

A friendly and welcoming writing group suitable for beginners and more experienced writers.  We offer positive and helpful feedback on writers' work and share news about current writing events and opportunities. Every month, we welcome professional writers as guest tutors to bestow upon us the benefit of their experience and wisdom!

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Edinburgh All-Comers Writers Club

Edinburgh

Informal and convivial group which meets every Thursday evening from 7-10pm.

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Edinburgh Writers’ Club

Edinburgh

We are a community of writers in the Edinburgh area and beyond, with an annual programme of competitions, workshops and expert speakers.  We meet every second Monday from September to May.

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Borders Writers' Forum

St Boswells

A warm welcome to both established and beginner writers at 7pm every third Thursday of the month. See website for full details or email for up to date programme.

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If you'd like to see your writing group listed on this page, please email lynsey.may@scottishbooktrust.com.