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Here I share some of the writer resources I use, some almost daily, some at odd times. Click on the images to be taken to the sites so you can make use of them too. Like life, this page is a work in progress, and I’ll add to it when new stuff comes my way.

Bursting with info on literary magazines, publishers, courses, and anything you can think of that a writer might need. Great Pinterest page too.
I had one of the best writerly experiences of my life on an Arvon course, and the website is full of tips and exercises that will definitely get your creative juices fermenting.
All sorts of info for Scottish writers and anyone interested in Scottish literature.
Articles on publishing opportunities around the globe, plus tips and tricks to get, and keep, you writing.
Opportunities, tips, competitions, exercises, and so much more for writers of all levels, including the rather wonderful 'Script Library.'
For artists of all disciplines in Scotland: sign up to get weekly, tailored opportunities straight to you inbox.
Funding, learning, mentoring, jobs, competitions, and more; opportunities for writers here in Dumfries and Galloway and for those further afield. The resource page is as rich and varied as the menu in a Barcelona tapas bar.
Writing courses and retreats in possibly the most beautiful place in the world. The site also has a solid list of opportunities and resources for writers.
A magazine for women writers, they run competitions and awards for just about every genre of writing. You'll find all sorts of helpful stuff on their site.
Whatever you write, or want to write – especially, though not exclusively – if you are a writer living in Scotland you'll find a library's worth of help here.
Advice on the industry of writing, from blagging an agent to the business of editing, and more. Publishers of the Writers' and Artists' Yearbook, a must for any writer who's ready to publish.
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