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Poetry Competitions

There are loads of poetry competitions looking for new and exciting work. Some are free to enter; others charge fees. Three great places to find out about them are: Poetry London National Poetry Library Poetry Society  

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Short Story Competitions

There are loads of short story competitions looking for new and exciting work. Some are free to enter; others charge fees. Click here for Neon Books’ regularly updated list.  Two other great resources are: Writing Magazine Competition Christopher Fielden    

7 Tips to Help You Self-Edit Your Novel

You wrote a novel! Now what?   National Novel Writing Month helps you guide your novel through the revision and publishing process. Author Derek Murphy shares a few of his favourite editing tips to help you strengthen your writing. Read the full article here

pathway guide for artists

Pathway Guide for Artists

We’ve produced a ‘Pathway Guide for Artists’ to help you navigate the art world, whatever stage you’re at. Our 24 page guide provides useful information and guidance to develop your art including: Information on professional development for artists Information on artist development agencies Income streams for artists Information on how to earn money from your art Resources on promoting your work …

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pathway guide for writers

Pathway Guide for Writers

We’ve produced a ‘Pathway Guide for Writers’ to help you navigate the writing world, whatever stage you’re at. Our 24 page guide provides useful information and guidance to develop your writing including: Information on professional development for writers Information on writers development agencies Income streams for writers Advice on how to get a Literary Agent Advice …

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Arts Council England Project Grans Cheat Sheet

ACE Project Grants application CHEAT SHEET (formerly Arts Council England Grants for the Arts)

In March 2018, Arts Council England revised their previous Grants For The Arts scheme, renaming it Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants. After the massive success of Rachel Dobb’s (and feedback from) original #ACECheatsheet in 2016, she’s created a revised ACE Project Grants application cheat sheet for the new Project Grants scheme (2018 onwards). If …

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Re:think space – images of Artist in Residence: Maria Amidu.

Meet the Artist: Maria Amidu

Creative Future hosted a free event ‘Meet the Artist: Maria Amidu.’ Our ‘Meet the Artist/Writer’ series showcases writers and artists from under-represented backgrounds and how they got their work ‘out there’. Maria is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, and exhibited nationally and internationally before pursuing a social practice. She has developed projects with …

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