About Forge of the Wordsmiths

Forge of the Wordsmiths is a network for aspiring or working novelists, poets, screenwriters, songwriters. playwrights, publishers, literary agents, journalists, booksellers, librarians and anyone else involved in the field of writing in Scotland.

Forge of the Wordsmiths aims to bring together the disparate parties of writing in Scotland in an environment where writing is brought to life and people can form genuinely fruitful relationships.

Forge of the Wordsmiths aims to showcase and promote not only the new and undiscovered jewels of writing in Scotland but also to celebrate the best of international literature, poetry and writing.

A series of unmissable events will be taking place across Scotland this summer.  See our events page for details or get in touch to be involved.

Forge of the Wordsmiths hopes that an egalitarian and open culture in the Scottish writing scene will revive the sparks of creativity and inspiration that will make the Scottish Literary Scene the most talked-about in the world.

N.B. To answer some queries, Forge of the Wordsmiths is in no way associated with vanity publishing and is not funded by anyone.

To get involved write to  forgeofthewordsmiths@googlemail.com


One Response to “About Forge of the Wordsmiths”


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