Courses

"Interesting, varied, challenging exercises balanced with informative input from wonderfully supportive and encouraging tutors. It felt as if they really cared about our writing and us as writers. I came away creatively inspired and raring to go …"
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Access

"The Moniack Mhor staff got me everything I needed to have a productive and comfortable stay. As a disabled writer I couldn’t ask for more."
Read about Accessibility

Young Writers

"To have someone take my work seriously and help me try and improve was a real confidence boost"
See Opportunities for Young Writers

Bursaries

"I hesitated applying for a bursary, I wasn’t sure if it was meant for me but it was a simple process that I’d recommend to anyone who may need some financial help. You never know where a course may lead you."
Find out about our Bursary Scheme

Support for Writers

"The team at Moniack Mhor, with great care and thoughtfulness, have not only created a magical and functional space for the imagination, but also a refuge for genuine human connections.”
Find out about our residency and awards programme
Moniack Mhor is Scotland’s National Writing Centre. Based in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, we run courses in a range of genres tutored by some of the finest authors in the UK and beyond. With workshops and one to one tutorials, our courses provide an atmosphere to fully immerse yourself in your writing. The centre also offers writing retreats providing time and space, free from distractions, where you will find yourself part of a nurturing writing community. Other support offered by Moniack Mhor includes awards, bursaries, professional residencies to develop works in progress and a programme for young writers.

Emerging Writer Award Winner

Emerging Writer Award Winner
Find out more about this year's award winner, Rebecca Ferrier, and the shortlisted writers.

Support Us

Support Us
Please consider supporting the continuation of our work, including during COVID-19, by making a donation or joining our Friends' Scheme. Thank you so much.

STATEMENT RE COVID-19

STATEMENT RE COVID-19
Read Moniack Mhor's statement about COVID-19

Moniack Mhor Tea Break

Moniack Mhor Tea Break
Author James Robertson discusses the process of redrafting a long piece of fiction

Moniack Mhor Tea Break

Moniack Mhor Tea Break
Author Joanne Harris discusses the fundamentals of plot structure and tension in building a novel.

Creative and Active Lives

Creative and Active Lives
We have two 3-day workshops in October at Moniack Mhor for care experienced young people ... forget your lockdown blues!