Moniack mhor creative writing centre




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.


Short Course: Ways With Words Writing Retreat For Social Workers Mon 16th Nov - Wed 18th Nov During this short writing retreat, writers John Glenday and Louise Wallwein will lead you through some inspiring writing exercises and creative activities that will encourage you to tap into your creativity. Read more and book your place.


Moniack Mhor’s location is wild and ‘islanded’, its staff and ethos are warm (log fires) and welcoming (full larders), and it is Scotland’s first Independent Writing Centre. Three fine essentials for literary exploration and inspiration whether author, tutor or student.


Moniack Mhor runs a programme of creative writing activity for young people living in the Highlands and beyond] . At the centre, we offer residential courses for young writers , with established tutors providing inspirational workshops and one-to-one tutorials to fire young peoples’ imaginations and hone their literary tools.


Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre was awarded £129,470 to run from April 2018 to March 2021. Young people with care experience have told us that they would love more opportunities to be active and have fun, developing their interests and trying out new things in …


The Centre comprises the main house (a converted steading), the cottage (a traditional croft house), the straw bale studio and an extensive garden. With panoramic views taking in Glen Strathfarrar, Glen Convinth, Ben Wyvis and beyond, Moniack Mhor provides an inspirational setting to progress your writing.