Mentoring for new writers

Revise and perfect your story for publication this autumn


A short story by Lisa Locascio.


By Ronnie McCluskey

sugar hotel

The Sugar Hotel

A short story by Amy Jardine

When Battling Rival Poets

A short story by Peter Burnett

The Carry Out

A short story by Carolyn Roberts

Little Red Tap Shoes

A new short story by Heather Pearson

Wurl o’ Seamus

A story by Shane Johnstone

Outside in

A short story by Shirley Gillan

Reading by Amy Jardine

Amy Jardine will read her work this Thursday in Edinburgh

I invited him

A magnificently dark tale of obsession. By Vhairi Slaven

Fiction Podcast No. 1

The Sugar Hotel. A short story by Amy Jardine

How to trim your beard

A new short story by Heather Pearson

Making the case for the retention of chickens

A short story by MD Hamilton

Catfish Pond

A new short story by JT Farrell

Photo by Stewart Bremner

The end of the habitable world

A short story by Tracey Emerson

Photo by Stewart Bremner

The black bough

A short story of lust and longing in the Old Town, by Lisa Locascio


Green E142

This short story by April L Ford was inspired by Hazel Gore’s painting ‘Living Alone in Paradise’. It comes with a trigger warning for rape and sexual assault.

Johnny Cash’s stepdaughter gave me a kiss

A new short story by Naomi Richards

The Necessary Lie

A new short story by Taryn McDonnell

The Lost Squadron

A short story by D.B. MacInnes

Platonic Dialogue

A story by Teo Rivera-Dundas

The Old Man

A new short story by Nino Ennu

In Death

A new short story by Nino Ennu

The Divers

A short story by Katya Apekina

Coastal Aerial View by Alison McGill, Oil and wax on board

The pipeline

A short story by Frank Rennie, inspired by Alison McGill’s painting ‘Coastal Aerial View’.