Write a radio drama – international writing competition
A Playwriting Competition run by the Sussex Playwrights Club is now open. They are looking for a 30 minute thriller or mystery radio drama for two to six actors . … Continue reading
Make it Up: a week of free creative writing workshops for children run by Little Green Pig
I am very excited to be a small part of Little Green Pig’s creative Pop Up this week. In the centre of Brighton they are running two very special workshops … Continue reading
What was on Facebook’s Creative Writing page last week…
Have you really got a story? 10% off Under Their Skin: character masterclass with a bestselling thriller writer and a senior NHS psychologist A cartoon about all the things you … Continue reading
Why Kate Atkinson isn’t a postmodern writer…QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)
The legacy of the fairy story in my brain is that everything will work out. In fiction it would be very hard for me, as a writer, to give a … Continue reading
Writing Competition to win festival tickets
Words have the power to change lives, whether those words are spoken or written. They change the way people think, feel and act. Audify – the hearing health company – … Continue reading
Jobs for Writers
Art Writing Residency — Leeds Corridor8, an online platform for critical art writing, invites proposals for an early career writer-in- residence at The Tetley, Leeds The writer will spend at … Continue reading
Reminder for Writers of Literary Fiction: major literary agent wants to see your manuscript
TOMORROW!! Check out the post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for authors of literary fiction.
Mark Billingham on stepping back from writing…QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)
Crime fiction is all about solving a series of problems and finding a way of getting through or round or over the walls you keep running into. So sometimes I … Continue reading
Money to help creative parents – Grants for writers and artists with children
The job of the Sustainable Arts Foundation is to give money away. Based in San Francisco, they have been supporting artists and writers with families for over five years because… … Continue reading
Reminder for writers of commerical fiction: major literary agent wants to see your manuscript
TOMORROW!! Check out my post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for commerical fiction authors.
Where writers get their ideas – John Gardner QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)
Out of the artist’s imagination, as out of nature’s inexhaustible well, pours one thing after another. The artist composes, writes, or paints just as he dreams, seizing whatever swims close … Continue reading
Reminder for Crime and Thriller Writers: major literary agency wants to see your manuscript.
TOMORROW!! Check out my post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for writers of crime fiction and thrillers.
Fiction sets the record straight…David Baldacci QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)
Fiction is sort of a way to set the record straight, and let people at least believe that justice can be achieved and the right outcomes can occur. David Baldacci
The Complete Character Masterclass – special offer
BEACH HUT WRITING ACADEMY PRESENTS: Under their skin: the complete character masterclass This intensive workshop with a thriller author and a senior psychologist helps you to create compelling, convincing characters, … Continue reading