Writing Competitions and Opportunities

As a new initiative we intend to offer on this page a list of writing competitions and other writing opportunities which Weegie Wednesday members may wish to avail themselves of.

Any members who know of such opportunities and feel that they should be included in our list please email details to Hugh Reid.

  1. Almond Press Curated List of Creative Writing Competitions, Contests and Awards for 2017.
  2. The Federation for Writers Scotland Vernal Equinox Competition.
  3. The following is an invitation from Helen Sedgwick, author of 'The Comet Seekers' and member of Highland Literary Salon committee.

    Cromarty Writing Retreat

    28th - 30th April 2017

    The Highland Literary Salon are running a weekend writing retreat in the beautiful setting of the Cromarty Arts Trust. Running from Friday to Sunday with a mixture of workshops and free writing time, tutor Morag Joss will guide you through the essential topics of omniscient and partial narrators, viewpoints, rhythm and phrasing, and sensation in storytelling. Suitable for prose writers and poets alike, this gorgeous highland retreat will give you the space and inspiration to take your writing to the next level.

    Price: £275 for a residential place including meals

    More info: https://www.highlandlitsalon.com

    Email: helen@helensedgwick.com

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