Resources

For Writers

Prolifiko – your personal writing coach

At our How to Get Published event with Writers & Artists on Saturday, one of the big topics for discussion was ‘how do you go about finishing your novel or writing project?’. One of the key pieces of advice from Man Booker Prize longlistee Wyl Menmuir was that you should set yourself realistic writing targets.

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For Writers

New year novel writing online course from Writers’ HQ

A special New Year run of the 5-star Writers’ HQ Plotstormers creative writing course. Get your novel plotted and make your new year writing resolution a reality. Complete with added goodies, tips and techniques for getting through that first draft.

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For Readers

Play the National Book Tokens ‘Find the book titles’ game for a chance to win a year’s supply of books

National Book Tokens have come up with a bookish brain-teaser for you, they’ve hidden the titles of 20 books in their interactive game. Play for your chance to win a year’s supply of books.

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For Writers

Rent-a-desk scheme for writers at Black Swan Arts

This is hot-desking with a difference, because it’s for writers only. So mobile phones are banned, conversation frowned upon and, because it’s not-for-profit, fees are affordable.

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For Writers

iWrite Fiction: an online writers community

iWriteFiction is a unique new learning pathway to help you develop your creative writing and storytelling skills – whatever your writing interests and ambitions.

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For Writers

Arvon Totleigh Barton course ‘Narrative Non-fiction’

During this week you will learn how to capture your reader’s attention from the first page of your non-fiction story.

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For Writers

Grants and fellowships for professional writers from the Royal Literary Fund

If you’re a professional writer and you need financial support to keep writing, the Royal Literary Fund could help.

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Trauma writing masterclass with Plymouth University writer-in-residence Jamie Edgecombe

Plymouth University writer-in-residence Jamie Edgecombe will be delivering a masterclass on ‘Trauma Writing’ focusing on the work of American novelist, Tim O’Brien, whose specialism is the Vietnam war.

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For Writers

Take part in our writers’ survey.

If you live in the South West of England and you write, we want to learn more about what you write and the place writing has in your life.

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For Writers

The Poetry Kit’s ‘Poetry Foundation’ course

This foundation course in writing poetry takes the participant through some of the basic processes of writing poetry with lots of practical examples and writing exercises.

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For Writers

The Writers’ Block Young Writers Group

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated young writer? Want to stretch yourself beyond the classroom? Meet other writers? Join the new Young Writers’ Group at The Writers’ Block.

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For Writers

Arvon Totleigh Barton Short Story Course

Short stories offer huge freedom for creative play and experimentation, but they require great discipline and precision to make an emotional impact on the reader.

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Fri 15

Annual Short Story Prize

£12.00
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3rd October 2017 - 31st May 2018
Fri 15

Debut Poetry Collection Prize

£12
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3rd October 2017 - 30th November 2018