Cultural Enterprise Workshops
The Cultural Enterprise Office offers a number of free courses across the country to help writers and literature professionals hone their business skills. These include Starting Out workshops, which include practical sessions on defining your work, planning your project, legal frameworks, money matters and promotion and PR.
Scheduled workshops will appear under the Courses catagory in our What's On section, or visit their website for further details.
The Literaturetraining website is an excellent and comprehensive resource for all those involved in the writing world, from authors to arts administrators. As well as listing training workshops, the site also contains details of literary competitions, job opportunities and literary-based academic courses throughout the country.
Scottish Book Trust
Scottish Book Trust runs various training and mentoring schemes for published and unpublished writers throughout the year. See their Writers and Writing section for more information.
Scottish Publishers Association
The SPA runs a number of professional development workshops alongside their more general courses.