Mar 24 2015

A Chant Against Procrastination

We've all been guilty of procrastination, right? Even accomplished writers like the award-winning writer Jo Bell has been known to fall victim to a bit of procrastination, but she's written this poem for anyone who has ...
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Mar 24 2015

The Collaborator

Working with in collaboration with artists from different disciplines can lead to some of your most exciting work. Here at Creative Future we're lucky to work with both writers and visual  artists, and even some people ...
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Mar 24 2015

What To Do With An Unfinished Project

Bin it or push on? When is enough enough? Knowing when to call it a day with a project that isn't going anywhere is tough. In this article by the folks at Ideastap, creatives from all ...
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Mar 24 2015

The Literary Awards hits the airwaves again

Our Director Dominique De-Light spoke to Kathy Caton from Out in Brighton about the work Creative Future does, the challenges marginalised writers face, and our Awards.   The show was aired on RadioReverb - Brighton's community radio station broadcasting ...
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Mar 24 2015

Introducing our new CFLA Workshop Facilitator

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve appointed Pat Winslow to run our national Creative Future Literary Awards workshop programme. Pat is an award-winning winning writer working in both fiction and poetry. Her most recent poetry collection Kissing ...
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Mar 2 2015

Tell Your Critique Partners Exactly What You Need

Getting feedback on your writing is an important part of the creative process. But if you aren't clear with people about what you want feedback, you can leave yourself vulnerable to getting more than you bargained ...
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Mar 2 2015

‘The Gap’ by Ira Glass

“What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish someone had told this to me . . . is that all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we ...
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Feb 23 2015

5 Writers Quotes to Keep You Inspired

Having trouble sticking to those writing new years resolutions? “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” said popular author Louis L’Amour. Here are some inspiring quotes from ...
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Feb 23 2015

Announcing our guest writer

We're very excited to announce that celebrated author Maggie Gee will join us at the Creative Future Literary Awards Showcase alongside host Lemn Sissay. Maggie is the author of a number of books including the The ...
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Feb 19 2015

An Interview with Dominique De-Light, Creative Future Director

We recently spoke to Dominique De-Light, Creative Future's Co-Director, about the history of the Creative Future Literary Awards, and why she thinks a programme like this is important. Can you tell us a little bit about ...
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Feb 16 2015

Endorsement from Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale, the critically-acclaimed author of books like A Perfectly Good Man and Notes from an Exhibition, told us why he thinks the work we do at Creative Future is so important. 'Creative Future is doing crucial work. ...
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Feb 16 2015

‘Dog and Snow’ by Paul S. Piper

As winter continues, it's hard not to wish for the warmer days of spring. But winter can be a fantastically inspiring season for writing. In this short poem by Paul S. Piper winter is an electric, ...
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