Write and Recite We are celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories by inviting young storytellers to submit a story in Gaelic about their favourite place in Scotland. Who Tells Scotland's Stories? Storytelling can be a hobby and it can be a job. Here are 6 people whose job it is to tell Scotland’s stories. Read on to find out how they tell stories and hear their top story-making tips. Top tips for great storytelling out loud In this short video, storyteller Mara Menzies shares her top tips to help your inner storyteller shine. Story-making activities Here are some story-making activities to enjoy with family and friends or as creative time to yourself. Stories to watch Listen in to storytellers Mara Menzies and Gauri Raje as they each share tales of place and belonging. Recommended reads Explore book recommendations and delve into exciting stories about Scotland's historic places, tales and characters. Mary Queen of Scots' Return Author Maisie Chan imagines the thoughts of Mary Queen of Scots when she returned to Scotland from France aged 18 - ahead of schedule! The Maiden's Leap Jump right into the story of the Maiden's Leap in Scots - watch our animation or read our poem!