Category: Our Writing

Clout the Cauldron

To celebrate Burns Night, we at West Lothian Writers would like to share with you Clout the Cauldron. Written in the style of Rabbie Burns, this poem by Sue Davies was first read out on BBC Radio Scotland almost twenty years ago on the 25th of January 1997. Click below the break to read Sue‘s work. …

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1000 Words on Christmas

Every Christmas we ask our members to write 1000 Words on Christmas. Below is the Sue Davies‘ submission for this year’s Christmas meeting.

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Our Six Word Stories

Our Six Word Stories

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been talking a lot about Six Word Stories. This was due to the fact that our last meeting feel on Ernest Hemingway’s 116 birthday. The link to six word stories is to do with a challenge Hemingway was set by a friend to write a story in the …

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Seline and the Fifty Shades

In the build up to Eric‘s pubishing his first novel, we thought we’d share one of his short stories and, considering the film they realised this weekend, what better choice than one involving Eric‘s famous character Seline and her experience of Fifty Shades of Grey! If you wish to read more of Seline’s adventures check …

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Happy Birthday Livingston – A Poem

Happy Birthday Livingston - A Poem

Back in 2011, Jenifer entered a competition called My Kind of Town where people wrote poems about the major towns and cities in Scotland with her poem Happy Birthday Livingston. One of the rules of the competition was that each poems had to be in a particular style. Jenifer was one of eight winners winning a set of limited …

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The Gift – A Series of Poems

A few weeks ago Anne E. Edwards read a series of poems called The Gift at one of our meeting. Today she asked me to share the poems on here. Anne wrote these poems while she was away at a writing retreat in Kippford with Alistair Paterson. If you’d like to read more of Anne’s …

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