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Oct 19

Edge Lit-6 Convention Part 2

Yesterday we published the first part of Nadine Little’s trip to Edge Lit-6. Today you can read the second part of her adventure which looks at the first workshop she attended. You can read what happened below the break

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Jan 14

The Further From Poetry Slam

Ian Macartney will be headlining The Further From Poetry Slam

  We have some very exciting news! Our own Ian Macartney will be headlining The Further From Poetry Slam this February alongside poetry greats Liz Lochead, Michael Pedersen, William Letford and Jenni Fagan. The event is apart of the The Further From Festival taking place in Linlithgow on the 5th and 6th of February. You …

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Nov 21

West Lothian Write 20th November 2015

West Lothian Write 20th November 2015

Last night was the third West Lothian Write of the year hosted by Alan Bissett. We were also able to launch our anthology A Well Travelled Notebook at the same time as the books arrived the day before. The night was a great success with seven members of West Lothian Writers reading – which was …

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Oct 20

WLW Meeting – 13/10/2015

WLW Meeting - 13/10/2015

This week saw another new two members Paula and Belinda. We hope you enjoyed coming along to West Lothian Writers and you’ll be back soon. In addition to Paula and Belinda another seven people turned up to this week’s meeting and involved award winning poetry, famous Gormans and first time plays. We started the meeting …

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Sep 26

The Successful Submissions for the West Lothian Writers Second Anthology

As we mentioned in our post yesterday we’ve been busy selecting pieces from our members for the second West Lothian Writers Anthology. Now we have a finished the process we thought we would share the list and hopefully wet your appropriate for the book when it launches in November. Before that let’s talk about the title because …

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Sep 09

Lots of General Writing Advice

Today I thought we would look at some quick fire, general writing advice. If you are new – or returning after a long break – the tips below are a quick guide through the basics when putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard. For those more experienced writers, these should be a good reminder …

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Dec 31

Top Ten Most Popular Posts of 2014

For our final post of 2014 we thought we’d look back at our most popular posts. This will be measured by post views however, we will be ignoring our monthly Submissions & Competitions posts as they go out of date very quickly and aren’t very interesting once we post the next one so let’s get started!

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Jan 19

Welcome To The New Look Website

Welcome to the new look West Lothian Writers’ Website. After some technical issues over the autumn we are rushing into the new year with a new look website. Don’t worry all your favourites are still here with some things being added shortly. For those who don’t know about us, we are a group of friendly …

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