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Love to write?

What has about 20 legs, drinks tea, laughs and writes furiously? Well, on a good Tuesday night, that's us.

We're a friendly group of writers who meet weekly at An Lanntair in Stornoway. We're open to anyone over the age of 16, writing in any genre or style, and at any level of ability.

If you want to join us, come along to one of our meetings (no need to book in advance, just turn up) or contact us if you want to know more.

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The theme for this month's Scottish Book Trust short fiction competition is 'a story set in an enchanted wood'.

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Bestselling author, Joanna Penn, provides resources to help you write, publish and market your book.

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Open to a very wide range of fantasy stories, from full-on sword and sorcery to magic realism. Deadline 30 June.

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11th Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now open for poetry and short fiction entries. Deadline: 31 August