Typical job profiles

Writer (Prospects)

Writer (TARGETjobs)

Screenwriter  Creative SkillSet 


Useful Online Resources

BBC Writersroom

Channel 4 Talent Devleopment Schemes

Creativepool Recruitment and careers advice

Glossary of Writing Careers

How to be a Travel Writer BGTW

The Poetry Library links to publishers, magazines etc

Raindance Screenwriters Diploma

Transition Tradition Creative Careers

Write Words Writers' community

Writer: TV amd Film Drama Job role information

WritersServices Directory os useful information

Writing for Television StartinTV.com

New Writers Channel 4

Training Scheme Channel 4



Writing Groups in Scotland Useful networking opportunities

Playwrights' Studio Scotland

Scottish Book Trust Supporting writers at all stages of career

Scottish Screenwriters Forums and events

Scottish Writers' Centre

Screen Academy Scotland screen writing courses 


Professional bodies

Association of British Science Writers

British Guild of Travel Writers

Creative Scotland

National Association of Writers in Education

The Poetry Society Useful links & FAQs

Society of Authors Useful "Information & News" section

Writers Guild of Great Britain