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12 Days of December Day 7: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S Lewis’ classic tale about a land with no Christmas may not seem like quintessential festive reading and yet every year, I find myself desperately wishing that I could step through the wardrobe in this wonderful world of winter….

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News

The Self-publishing Partnership Supports Writers Looking to Publish Their Own Work

In recent years, self-publishing has become an increasingly viable, and industry recognised, method of publishing for both new and established writers looking for greater autonomy over their work. In order…

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Opportunities

Residency Opportunity

The Roger and Laura Farnworth Residency Programme is NOW OPEN for applications.

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Opportunities

Translator – in – Residence, British Library

The British Library are looking for a translator to join us for a 12 month residency.

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12 Days of December Day 6: The Hogfather

Here at Literature Works we love Terry Pratchett’s work and in our endeavour to bring you our favourite festive reads, we think that The Hogfather, the 20th novel in the Discworld series is an absolute must read for Pratchett fans and those looking for a festive twist!

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12 Days of December Day 5: Miracle on 34th Street

This little tale is a charming read, great to be shared with family and really does evoke the spirit of Christmas.

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Opportunities

Making Waves Competition for Spoken Poems

Falmouth Poetry Group is launching an exciting new prize for spoken poetry: Poets are invited to enter digital sound files (.mp3/.mp34a) for this ground-breaking poetry competition. Short spoken poems (200…

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South West Writer Natasha Carthew Announces New Wild Writing Workshops

South West writer Natasha Carthew has announced a new programme of her ‘Wild Writing  Workshops’ for 2017.   Famed for her aptitude for Wild Writing, join Natasha at one of…

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12 Days of December Day 4: The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker was originally written in 1813 by E T A Hoffman and has inspired artists, writers, composers for over 200 years. It is a captivating Christmas classic that is returned to again and again and it’s not difficult to see why…

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Opportunities

Rebranding Consultant, Encounters Arts

Location: South West  Contract: Part time  Following investment through the Arts Council England Elevate programme Encounters Arts are undergoing a period of strategic and organisational change. They are looking for…

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Opportunities

Creative Events Manager, Hauser and Wirth

Location: South West  Contract: Full time Hauser & Wirth Somerset are looking for a highly organised and experienced person to join the enthusiastic and active Somerset team as a Creative…

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12 Days of December Day 3: A Boy Called Christmas

This 2015 novel by Matt Haig tells the true story of Father Christmas. Fact. Such is the conviction with which this story is told.

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Opportunities

Marketing Manager, Royal West of England Academy

Location: South West  Contract: Full time  The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is seeking to recruit a Marketing Manager  to join its small, dedicated and friendly team of staff….

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12 Days of December Day 2: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house / not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse”. I remember rushing to bed on Christmas Eve, not just to await the arrival of a certain red suited man, but also to experience the moment when my mum would pull out our much loved illustrated copy of the poem and would begin with those magical words.

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12 Days of December Day 1: A Christmas Carol

“Bah Humbug,” two words from Charles Dickens’ classic 1843 Christmas story from the Christmas Books, which are synonymous with someone lacking in Christmas spirit and yet, on this, the first day of December we turn to it once again as a Christmas favourite to help us find the Christmas spirit.

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Reviews

His Kidnapper’s Shoes

2016 has been an excellent year for the psychological thriller market. So to, has it been for the unreliable and yet strangely familiar, even relatable female protagonist. Maggie James’ His Kidnapper’s Shoes, is another stellar example of this.

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News

Rare and ancient books in Exeter to be given new lease of life

A special collection of rare and unique books is to be given a new lease of life, thanks to a conservation programme launched by a supervisor at Exeter Library. Joanne…

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Cre4ative writing
Sun 11

Creative Writing Workshops - exercises and ideas C3527452

£67
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October 6 @ 10:15 am - December 15 @ 10:15 am
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Young Crime Writers' Competition

Free
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24th October 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 10th February 2017 @ 3:00 pm
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Feathers & Fur exhibition

November 3 - December 29
Sun 11

Creative Writing Course

£45
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November 26 @ 10:30 am - December 17 @ 12:30 pm
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