Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 29

Interview with Eric McFarlane

As is becoming tradition West Lothian Writers always like to carry out a short interview with our members who have been recently published. Today we are talking to Eric McFarlane who has recently had his comedy crime novel A Clear Solution published with Accent Press. You can buy a copy of A Clear Solution on …

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May 25

Motivation and Productivity

Motivation and Productivity

Today we thought we’d look at the topics of Motivation and Productivity in creative writing with advice fromĀ Suzanne Lieurance on Women Writers, Women(‘s) Books and Susan Dennard from The Write Life. Although we should say now that the advice from one of these wonderful women resulted, for the first time I think, a response from …

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May 18

15 Fantasy Writing Tips

15 Fantasy Writing Tips

Here at West Lothian Writers we try and provide advice for all kinds of genres of writing. Thanks to the recent visit of David Bishop we’ve been looking at Worldbuilding and we thought this would be a great opportunity to further delve into world of fantasy writing. Below the break you’ll find fifteen from Caroline …

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May 17

WLW Meeting 12/05/2015

My Experience of Being Professional Edited

Tonight saw a great turn out of eight people as we returned to our usual format after the visit of David Bishop last time. This Week’s News There is only one place we can start this week. Eric will be launching his first novel A Clear SolutionĀ at Bathgate Regal Theatre on Saturday the 23rd of …

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May 11

Worldbuilding Workshop – WLW Meeting 28/04/2015

On the 28th of April we welcomed author and creative writing tutor David Bishop to West Lothian Writers for a second time. After his first successful workshop we asked him back to look at the topic of Worldbuilding. As always David didn’t disappoint and below the break you will find highlights from the workshop including …

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