Tag Archives: New Writers Awards

A roll of honour . . .

Hi folks My apologies as it’s been too long since I last posted. I have a good excuse though as I’ve been saving up a ton of good news about former class members’ recent writing achievements: Firstly, congratulations to Mary Fitzpatrick, who has added to her growing list of accolades with a Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/writing/scottish-book-trust-training-awards/new-writers-awards/2018/mary-fitzpatrick […]

We have a winner!

Hi folks I’m extremely chuffed to announce that the winner of the Scottish Book Trust’s prestigious Next Chapter Award 2017 is Julie Rea, who some of you will know from last term’s Creative Writing for Beginners course. She’s also a veteran of the Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Blaze online courses. I had a chat with Julie last week […]

New Writers Awards 2014

Scottish Book Trust has announced that it is now taking applications for the New Writers Awards, basically a bursary of £2,000 plus a week in a writers’ retreat, some mentoring and other useful things. It’s open to anyone over 18 and there are 10 winners. As a recipient of a New Writers Bursary myself – back […]