Resources

For Readers

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

  To find out more about the Writing Places project visit www.writingplaces.org

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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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For Readers

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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For Readers

Reading Passport Profile: 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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For Writers

Top Tips: Getting Published by Literary Agent Clare Wallace

15 TOP TIPS FOR GETTING PUBLISHED 1. Read, read, read The more you read, the better you’ll write. Inparticular, read in the genre that you want to write in. ‘Read 10,000 books…

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Mon 18

Annual Short Story Prize

£12.00
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3rd October 2017 - 31st May 2018
Mon 18

Debut Poetry Collection Prize

£12
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3rd October 2017 - 30th November 2018