SAW News


Registration is now open for our 49th Conference which will take place on the weekend of 23rd-25th March 2018. You can download the Conference Prospectus, which includes the registration form and further details of all competitons, via the link to the right. Registrations and fees should be sent to our Treasurer Jacklin Murray. Book now!



Marc Sherland and Jen Butler sign into existance, the newly prepared update to the SAW constitution.

Marc Sherland signs the new contract with the Westerwood Hotel for 2018 & 19. Jen Butler watches to make sure he knows how to spell his name. (Please note the new Westerwood Gold Leaf - Short Story Trophy)

SAW Newsletter - We produce a regular newsletter throughout the year, crammed with useful information about the world of creative writing. Should you want to contribute please send your ideas to our Publicity Secretary

ADVERTISING IN THE SAW NEWSLETTER - Did you know you can place an advert in the SAW Newsletter, whether it is for a book you are bringing out or a service you have to offer (even plumbers, astrologers, milliners and car mechanics), we have competitive rates and a reach that encompasses the whole of Scotland and beyond, through both our network of affiliated Clubs and also on the website. CONTACT :


To download this Newsletter


Dear Friends,

I hope this brand new SAW Newsletter, finds you well and with a full tank of ink in your pens.

I enclose the June edition of the Scottish Association of Writers' Newsletter for you to read and circulate.

I am also keen for readers to forward a piece of writing to be considered for inclusion in future Newsletters.

Should you wish to promote your Writing Club, a successful member, or place an advert in the Newsletter, I would be delighted to hear from you (

Kind regards


Publicity Officer