Our first ever online festival, with a brilliant line-up of events to celebrate the wonders of writing and illustrating books for children and young adults. From world building and guidance on character and plot through to insight into the process ... More information
Westcountry poet, author & novelist Roselle Angwin is a popular tutor who has been offering workshops, courses & retreats for 30 years, here and abroad. Her particular passions are inspiring creativity, rekindling a sense of kinship with the rest of ... More information
Hook Up, Line Up, Speak Up
Here comes our next season of Speakeasy sessions.
Share your work, meet other writers and discover the new with a compere yet to be revealed!
Our guest writer on 11th February will be poet, short story ... More information
Monthly masterclasses for young people aged 12-16 years and brimming with ideas and stories. Each session will have a different theme
Saturdays 10.00am-12pm 27 Feb & 27 Mar
£5 each and led by Cornish writers Olivia Lowry and Casey Bottono; themes ... More information
Join a FREE seven-day online course delivered straight to your email from the word-herding crew at Writers’ HQ and learn how to make fictional people with your brain.
Create characters who are original, real and memorable, right down to that ... More information
Join us for a multifaceted creative exploration of sexuality, gender and community, themed around LGBT+ rainbow flags. Infused with wellbeing and connection, we’ll move through the Progress Pride flag’s colours and meanings. From manifestos, spells and incantations to movement practice, ... More information
Wyl Menmuir is a Man-Booker nominated author, editor for The Literary Consultancy and lecturer of Creative Writing at Falmouth University.
Wyl Menmuir will be leading this Two-part evening masterclass on Kickstarting Fiction.
It is aimed for writers who already have a fiction ... More information
Writers, pop into our Virtual cafe to share top tips, chat about writing, and be inspired.
This month we will discuss sticky middles in a novel. What happens when you reach a slump? How can you power through? Is this ... More information
Alinah Azadeh welcomes you to a creative writing retreat for writers - or artists/performers using writing creatively in their practice - who are based in or have a clear connection to Sussex or the South East. You will be joined ... More information
The Spring, 56 East Street Havant,
Whatever your level of experience, this online creative writing workshop will get you started, get you going again if you're stuck or get you over the finish line. Suitable for page, stage and screen writers, and all ability levels. ... More information