COMPETITION Writing a Horror or Ghost Story in Scots

Can ye write a terrifying horror or spooky ghost story in Scots? Why no enter this year’s Scots Hoose competition for Halloween? Scare the living daylights oot o your readers. You might even win a prize.

Competition info horror ghost stories



Writing tips for horror and ghost stories in Scots

 

Scots Write It Doon

Before starting creative writing in Scots, write down as many Scots words as you can. This resource is packed with Scots words to help you build up your own vocabulary and confidence with the language.

  Scots Write It Doon - PowerPoint (80 Kb)



Write a story or poem in Scots

Stuck? Got Scots writer's block? Use this series of easy to do exercises to unleash your talent for writing in the Scots language.

  Write a story or poem in Scots - PowerPoint (140 Kb)
 



Scots Words for Creative Writers

Lots of Scots words to choose from and use to improve your creative writing in Scots.

  Scots Words for Creative Writers - Word (30 Kb)




  Scots Words for Creative Writers - Pdf (14 Kb)