Writing for Pleasure – and Profit!

Would you like to see your work in print, broadcast on radio or television, performed in the theatre, or made into a film?

I joined the club to learn how to tell my story in writing, but I found more than that. I found support, friendship, inspiration, motivation and even a trophy and a book deal!

Uuganaa Ramsay

Welcome to the Club

Founded over 50 years ago, Ayr Writers’ Club is one of the biggest and most successful writing groups in Scotland.
Whether you have never written before, or are a published author, new members and visitors (£3) are always welcome. Why not try a couple of nights – browse the 2021/22 Programme – pick out your favourite evenings.

COVID-19 UPDATE (9th Jan 2021): Following a recent surge in the number of Covid-positive cases within Scotland, we are planning to hold the next six week’s club meetings on Zoom (12th Jan to 16th Feb, inclusive), instead of at the Mercure Ayr Hotel. A further review is planned for late January / early February time.
All members and visitors will still have the opportunity to hear each of our speakers and workshoppers every Wednesday night – either live on Zoom, or by watching the Zoom Recording back at a time of your convenience.
We are still open to new members and visitors, please do join us, and we will send you through the Zoom link you’ll need by email return.


From 12 December 2021 until 12 June 2022 all new members of the club will pay half the listed price on joining Ayr Writers. Your membership will run until the new writing year on 1 September 2022. Full Membership is now £24, Student Membership £15, and Online Membership is £12.

JOIN ONLINE HERE anytime throughout the year.

YEARLY MEMBERSHIP of Ayr Writers’ Club gives access to meetings, invited speakers, feedback events, book-token-prizes and trophy-winning competitions, the annual Scottish Association of Writers’ Weekend Conference in March, and so much more. Please see Payment Options page for full details.

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