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Working in the schoolrooms at the Royal London Hospital

Second year of writing project with the children at the RLH

Writing From Real Life Part Two

with Katy Massey…definitions, varieties, research, and writing the unknown life.

The Literary Gift Company

10% discount for special literary Christmas gifts

Ruby Cowling wins London Short Story Prize

Runners-up were Janet Swinney and Katie Willis

We interview Ruby Cowling

Winner of London Short Story Prize 2014

Interview with Debris Stevenson

Artistic Director of Mouthy Poets

A Strategic Approach to your Writing Career

Writer Jamie Rhodes' article on how to get noticed by The Industry

Our new season of masterclasses, workshops and events for writers is now on sale

From crime fiction to poetry, to writing from real life, we have something to help you improve your writing. Warsan Shire, Emma Unsworth and Rick Gekoski are just some of the inspirational writers waiting to work with you...

Aisling Fahey - New Young Poet Laureate for London

Lemn Sissay introduces the New Young Poet Laureate for London on National Poetry Day

Podium Poets Anthology #1

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Grants for the Arts advice from Gemma Seltzer of Arts Council England

Spread the Word Info Sheets - Professional Development

Downloadable docs on a variety of topics useful to writers. These ones are all about your writing career.