The Society of Authors is the professional body for serious writers. An invaluable source of help and information.
The Romantic Novelists' Association is for published writers of romance. They offer an excellent New Writers' Scheme for first-time novelists.
My local writing group at Erskine which is affiliated to the Scottish Association of Writers. This is where my writing career began, with a lovely group of like-minded people.
The Scottish Association of Writers which includes affiliated writing groups from around Scotland. There is a wonderful weekend conference each March with loads of competitions open to attendees. Through this I had my first publication.
The Scottish Fellowship of Christian Writers has a quarterly magazine and two annual day conferences. Enjoy friendly fellowship and inspiration.
An Internet travel website, Synergise, which offers the opportunity to be published and to have your own profile page after two articles are accepted.
One of the best sites for up-to-date writing competitions is Ask about Writing.
Husband's Travel Website for lots of information on travel around the world
Crime in the cultured side of Glasgow from Alex Gray
Award-winning, romantic novelist Eileen Ramsay
Historical novelist and non-fiction author Maggie Craig
Teen fiction and fantasy novelist Gillian Philip - rising fast!
The dark side of crime from Chris Longmuir - winner of The Dundee International Book Prize, 2009
Accomplished Crime, short stories and drama from Bill Kirton
Writer and tutor (including Postman Pat) Ann Burnett
Poet and non-fiction writer Rowena Love
Family sagas with a farming background from Gwen Kirkwood
Romantic novelist Janice Horton, based in the south of Scotland
Journalist, novelist, non-fiction writer and poet Mary Smith - one to watch!
Short story writer, novelist and climbing expert Moira McPartlin
Fiction and Non-fiction writer Joan Fleming
Non-fiction writer and novelist Myra Duffy