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Acl-Ack Macaque

For Readers

VIDEO Gareth L Powell & Ack-Ack Macaque

From the Reading Passport archives, Science Fiction supremo Gareth L Powell filmed at an event in Yeovil College talking about his ‘Future Worlds’ inspirations, his own writing, and reads from Hive Monkey….

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For Readers

VIDEO: Adam Nevill

From the archives, top UK Horror Writer Adam Nevill talks horror reading, horror writing, and reads from his latest novel during Reading Passport 2014.   More from Adam Nevill? Why…

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For Readers

Sir Andrew Motion reads Thomas Hardy’s ‘I I look Into My Glass’

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For Writers

21 Writing Prompts

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For Writers

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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For Writers

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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For Writers

Top Tips: Working with Reader Groups by Susanna Jones

Of all the book events I do as a writer, working with reader groups is by far my favourite. Everyone present has read the book so the questions are more…

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For Readers

VIDEO Reading Tips: Owen Sheers

Literature Works caught up with 2015 Reading Passport Featured Writer Owen Sheers last month to discuss the Passport, writing and reading. Reading Passport is a partnership between the South Western Regional…

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For Writers

Top Tips: Working as a professional writer by Imogen Robertson

There is a lot of advice out there about how to write and how to get published, but how should you handle life as a professional writer? Here are a…

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Words In Air Poetry App

The Words In Air poetry app has pinpointed one hundred places across the UK and Ireland that have inspired great poetry. From Hampstead (Keats) to Hull (Sean O’Brien). Bodinnick, (David Harsent) to Belfast…

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Sophie Rochester

For Writers

Top Tips: Working as a Writer in the Digital Age by Sophie Rochester

1. Consider Your Options There are many ways to ‘publish’ today. Writers can take the traditional route, publish directly via Kindle, Kobo, etc and also experiment with bite-size chunks of text on platforms…

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For Writers

Starting a novel with Gareth L Powell

2014 Reading Passport Featured Writer GARETH L. POWELL is an award-winning science fiction and fantasy author from Bristol. He is the author of five novels, including Ack-Ack Macaque, which won…

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Betjeman Poetry Prize

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January 1 @ 3:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
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8 Month Novel Course

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January 27 @ 10:00 am - September 27 @ 1:00 pm