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List of Scottish Mythical Creatures: 55 Legendary Monsters and Folklore Tales

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A huge list of Scottish mythical creatures and legendary monsters. Famous Scottish folktales are here, from Kelpies and Selkies, to Scottish Big Cats and fairies straight from your fairytales. And the most famous Scottish mythical creature of all, The Loch Ness Monster.

How to Write Children’s Books in 15 Easy Steps (with examples)

How to write children’s books? To write, edit and publish a children’s book you must choose an age range for your idea, create popular story characters and then illustrate your book. Children’s books can be self published or you can submit them to traditional kid’s book publishers.

50 Scottish Urban Legends, Myths and Folklore Tales

A huge list of 50 Scottish Urban Legends, Myths and Folklore Tales. These include scary urban legends, creepy stories and Scottish tales of the unexplained. The history and origins behind each Scottish urban legend are also explored, bringing these myths and folklore tales to life.

Average Length of Fiction Writing: 6 Forms with Typical word counts

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The six main types of fiction writing forms are flash fiction, short story, novelette, novella, novel and epic. The average word count, or typical length, for each fiction writing category can be found here.

Writing Fiction in a Dystopian Reality: How 2020 has Lost the Plot

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2020 dystopian stories. In 2020 writers of dystopian fiction, worlds and society have coranivirus covid-19 stories, black lives matter stories, lockdown stories and masks which have become reality instead of dystopian fiction books.

Mysteries and Misadventures: Tales from the Highlands

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Mystery, crime and thriller short stories book from author Aaron Mullins. Mysteries and Misadventures: Tales from the Highlands is a bestselling short story anthology collection.

Scottish Dialect: An Author’s Guide to Highland Dialogue


A writer’s guide to Scottish accents by author Aaron Mullins. Writing Scots dialogue for book characters, with examples of Scots dialect from the Highlands of Scotland.

Creative Writing Inspiration and Ideas: 10 Beach Writing Prompts

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Creative writing inspiration often comes to us in waves of inspirational writing ideas. Sometimes quite literally, when we head to the sands for some beach story ideas.

Top 10 Tips for Writers: Author Advice

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Top 10 writing tips for writers. Author advice for your creative writing. Includes novel writing tips and short story writing tips blog.

5 Places in Paris for Writing Inspiration

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Best places in Paris for writing inspiration. Authors find inspirational writing ideas here. Writers find creative writing inspiration, so book yourself onto a Paris writers retreat.