For Writers (Resource Category)

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One Giant Read

One Giant Read celebrated Tim Peake and the Principia Mission, by Literature Works in partnership with UK Space Agency.

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Soundwork

The soundwork-uk.co.uk website offers audio plays, stories, poetry and monologues to the listener for free.

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Read XV Workshop Files: Reading and Writing One Day Workshop

In this workshop, Max Adams set attendees a series of writing exercises: simple words, the blank page, protagonising, the eight-parter, raising the stakes and a heavy limp.

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Read XV Workshop Files: A series of workshop exercises for writing groups

In this workshop, Babs Horton set attendees a choice of writing prompts – six word novels, opening lines and quick starters.

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Read XV Workshop Files: The Name Game

In this workshop, Chris Simms set attendees a task to write the life story of a famous sportsperson – in 300 words. The workshop was exploring how the best stories have a central thematic idea – a thread that runs through them.

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Read XV Workshop Files: Sport as Battle

In this workshop, Chris Simms explored exemplars of inspirational address, thinking about common themes in motivational writing.

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Joining and starting a writing group

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21 Writing Prompts

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Top Tips: Working with young writers groups by Babs Horton

1. From the outset reassure the group that they aren’t going to be put on the spot. This is a big fear for some young people. 2. 50 WORD PRESS…

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Working as a writer in residence by Julia Copus

The Basics 1. What is a writer’s residency? In the UK at least, there is a distinct difference between a “writer’s residency” and a “writer’s retreat”. A retreat offers time…

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