Life in the Time of Coronavirus #4

The Moniack Mhor writers group, led by Cynthia Rogerson, has been meeting remotely during the Lockdown. They have been writing pieces inspired by the situation. This is the second of two pieces by Martin Russell . We’ll be presenting more as we go on. If you think you have anything…

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Life in the Time of Coronavirus #3

The Moniack Mhor writers group, led by Cynthia Rogerson, has been meeting remotely during the Lockdown. They have been writing pieces inspired by the situation. This is the first of two pieces by Martin Russell. We’ll be presenting the second part tomorrow. I go down the communal stairway, out the…

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Life in the Time of Coronavirus

The Moniack Mhor writers group, led by Cynthia Rogerson, has been meeting remotely during the Lockdown. They have been writing pieces inspired by the situation. This piece is by Anne-Mary Paterson. We’ll be presenting more of these as we go along, so keep an eye on the blog.  In some…

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Words from the Hill Ceilidh

To celebrate the end of our Spring Residency Month, we held a ceilidh in Abriachan Village Hall, where we brought together some of the writers, singers and poets who had been sharing the space at Moniack Mhor these past few weeks. If you were there, then you’ll know just how…

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Tales of the North Coast

  Alan Temperley writes a blog post for us about his time as an English teacher in Farr Secondary School and the creation of a fantastic collection of tales, told by his pupils. We’d like to thank Alan for writing this and for his patience.   A  Surprise  Success   For…

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Bearmouth by Liz Hyder

Liz Hyder was the joint winner of the Emerging Writer Award this year, along with Hanna Randall. Liz has recently found a publisher for her book Bearmouth at Puskin Press. We thought we’d have a chat with Liz and ask her about it. Tell us a bit about yourself. Are…

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The Bridge Awards Emerging Writer Prize

Rue Baldry was the winner of the Emerging Writer Award last year. Here, she writes about her experiences throughout the year. This was originally posted on Rue’s website. I have come to the end of my year as the The Bridge/Moniack Mhor Emerging Writer. It has been amazing. I really…

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