Mentoring for Emerging Gloucestershire Writers

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Get the support you need to complete your first novel, short story collection, or poetry pamphlet! Local writing development organisation, Dialect, have brought together talented mentors to offer a free, 3-month scheme to emerging writers in Gloucestershire. If you’re looking to strengthen your creative practice, and receive intensive high quality support towards your first publication, look no further. The Mentors: … Read More

AI Story Lab: Placements

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Following the success of the AI Story Lab, run in collaboration with Bath Spa University’s Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries, To Play For, and Bristol + Bath Creative R+D, four excellent writers from the AI Story Lab have been selected for paid, virtual placements with To Play For. To Play For is a creative technology company that develops interactive … Read More

Take Your Writing to the Next Step with the Dare to Write? Academy Summer Courses

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This month, we are thrilled to welcome award-winning author and memoirist Aminatta Forna to the Dare to Write? Academy stage, where she will host a series of online workshops and talks for writers and readers of all levels of experience. There are four fantastic events on offer: a two-week Masterclass in Advanced Fiction and Memoir for writers who have a … Read More

Time to Write Commissions for underrepresented writers in South-West England – Applications now open

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When we launched Writing for All, we were very clear about our aims: to open up writing and publishing to writers who might otherwise lack access, who bring voices and stories we might otherwise miss. We believe that a broad range of voices and stories enriches and is vital to people’s understanding of the world. That means encouraging people across … Read More

Writing for All & 3 x £5,000 Digital Writing Commissions

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On July 1st, we launched the next exciting phase of Paper Nations, Writing for All, and to kick off this new programme we announced three £5,000 Beyond the Book commissions for writers to work on a digital writing project. Through Writing for All, we want to see writing become an art for everyone and for the writing and media industries … Read More

National Writing Day

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21 June 2017 marks the first National Writing Day – a new campaign that gives people across the country the chance to find their own voices through a day of festivities focused on writing. We want schools, libraries, writing groups and communities across the country to experience the pleasure and power that comes from writing creatively.   National Writing Day … Read More