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Help and Advice

I’m an unpublished writer, and I need help with the next steps of developing my writing career. What advice can you give me?

In terms of the development of Scottish writers, we support an agency called Scottish Book Trust. They offer a range of advice, training, awards and funding to support writers developing their craft, particularly their New Writers Awards, and their Opportunities section which lists any literature related development opportunities. Read more

We’re a young band, starting out, and we need help and advice on where we go next – getting more gigs, raising our profile etc?

If you’re in the early stages of your career, then there is certain amount of groundwork you’ll need to do yourself in raising the profile of your band and your work. Getting more performance opportunities will help with profile raising – through support slots with other bands, or seeking out the names of smaller venues and promoters that support new music. Read more