Scotland has a huge variety of literary events every year. Going to one is a great way to learn more about the craft of writing, generate new ideas and see what’s happening in the community.
Aye Write festival – Celebrating writing in it’s many forms including fiction, politics, poetry, crime & thriller, memoir, history, music and more. Various locations Glasgow, 12-29 March
Write By The Sea – A small book festival celebrating writing that’s inspired by nature and place. Argyll, 14 & 15 March
Cymera – Scotland’s festival of science fiction, fantasy and horror writing. The Pleasance, Edinburgh, June 5-7
Glasgow Comic Con – Royal Concert Hall, 4 July 2020
Bloody Scotland – Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival. Stirling, 18-20 September
Wigtown Book Festival – Wigtown, 25 September – 4 October
Book Week Scotland – Scottish book trust, various locations, 16-22 November