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Writing Opportunity

Opportunities for writers - prizes, competitions and more

Writers' competition and publishing opportunity

New publisher seeks material

Are you a talented writer of short fiction?  Are you looking for a chance with a dynamic and innovative new publisher?  Read more

NAWE and Arvon

National Association of Writers in Education Writers in Schools Research Programme

NAWE has just announced a new project which sets out to explore and monitor the effectiveness of writers working in schools in a variety of ways, over a 3-year period.  Read more

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Winchester Writers' conference & Screenwriters' Festival

Winchester Writers' conference

There's still time to book for some of the sessions at the Winchester Writers' Conference, formerly the Annual Writers' Conference at Winchester in the UK.  Read more

Short story competitions 2007

Short story competitions

There are no less than three short story competitions to enter this week:

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Screenwriting at Pinewood Studios 2007

Screenwriting courses at Pinewood Studios

Two-day courses for screenwriters

The first of these is next weekend, so it may be too late to get to the first of them, but there are other dates coming up in June and September.

24-25 March 2007

23-24 June 2007

22-23 September 2007  Read more

Masterclass London Book Fair 2007

Masterclass at the London Book Fair: How to get published

Masterclass at the London Book Fair:

How to get published

Sunday 15 April 2007


at Earl's Court, London

Chair: Hephzibah Anderson

Speakers:  Read more

Winchester Writers' Conference 2007

Winchester Writers' Conference

29th June to 1 July 2007

Still some places left!  Read more

Ask the Author Teleseminar Interview

'The end of a novel, like the end of a children's dinner-party, must be made up of sweet-meats and sugar-plums.' Anthony Trollope in Barchester Towers,

Ask the Author Teleseminar Interview

The Four Cornerstones of a Powerful Platform

Teleseminar Interview on Thursday 31 May @ 19.30 GMT for one hour  Read more

NAWG Annual Festival 2007

National Association of Writers' Groups Open Annual Festival of Writing

31 August to 2 September at St Aidan's College, Durham, UK.

Open to all.

This includes 21 workshops with seven top tutors: Steve Bowkett, Marvin Close, Doris Corti, James Nash, Iain Pattison, Jean Saunders and Simon Whaley.

Further information from their website.

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Small Wonder Festival 2007

Small Wonder Short Story Festival

Small Wonder, the short story festival in the UK, is taking place again this year in Charleston, East Sussex, between 19 and 23 September.

The four-day festival will involve readings, discussions and dramatic performance, as well as a two-day creative writing workshop, an Open University short story surgery and “the UK’s premier Short Story Slam”.  Read more

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