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Scottish Dialect: An Author’s Guide to Highland Dialogue

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

Beaches for Writing Inspiration

The relaxing sound of the waves. The soft crush of the sand beneath your feet. It’s no wonder that a walk along the beach is just what a writer needs to clear their heads of daily tasks, relax them, and release their imagination. Many…

Writing Guide: My Personal Top 10 Author Tips and Rules

Every writer develops their own voice. They each have their own unique mannerisms, quirks and ways of working. And we all learn what works best for us, as authors. For me personally, I like having a set of rules that I write by, and…

5 Places in Paris for Writing Inspiration

Paris is a fantastic source of inspiration for writers. When we think of the French capital, it conjures up images of fashionable people, streets lined with cafés and beautiful buildings. There’s always the smell of great food and the hint of romance in the…

Free Poem: Broken

Yes I know this is a poem in the free stories category. It’s the only poem I intend to share with you. I don’t write poetry. But one day, I did. I actually wrote this poem at one of the lowest points in my…