#aspiring writers

Publishing news tagged with #aspiring writers


Opportunity knocks: how lockdown is opening doors for new creative talent

Aspiring writers and directors now have a rare chance to impress producers and publishers with time on their handsCameras have stopped rolling, book launches are postponed and actors are all “resting”. It looks as if nothing is moving in the world of entertainment and storytelling, yet from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-18 13:05:09 UTC ]
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Pictures of the week

David Mitchell reads from his new novel Utopia Avenue (Sceptre) in this week's pictures round-up, while BookTrust hosts a free event for aspiring writers and illustrators at CLPE. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 21:53:12 UTC ]
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Free e-book: Hidden Words Hidden Worlds

Contemporary Short Stories from MyanmarIn 2017 the British Council produced an anthology of short stories from Myanmar.    In 2012 the British Council sought to take advantage of new freedoms in literature and travel through a programme of workshops. The aim of the five-year literature... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-09-10 08:55:33 UTC ]
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Guy Gunaratne Wins the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize for ‘Mad and Furious City’

The acclaimed debut novelist talks of his fellow-feeling for 'aspiring writers, who are writing from a place similar to where I began.' Gunaratne divides his time between London and Malmö. The post Guy Gunaratne Wins the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize for ‘Mad and Furious City’ appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-17 03:10:10 UTC ]
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New Writing North and Channel 4 in mentoring scheme

New Writing North, in partnership with Channel 4 and Northumbria University, is to offer three aspiring writers the chance to work with independent production company Lime Pictures on mentoring and developmental schemes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to close Authonomy

HarperCollins is to close its Authonomy online community for aspiring writers, which has been live since 2008. The site has worked by inviting users to submit manuscripts online, with submissions ranked by users and the best-ranked considered for publication by HarperCollins. Authors found by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAFTA seeks writers for children’s film and TV

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is looking for aspiring writers of children’s films and TV shows for its new writing forum. The competition is part of the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum, a long-running initiative which was created to give a platform to undiscovered... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling for Literary Agent Transparency in the UK

Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Commonwealth Writers Prizes relaunch

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 16:37 The Commonwealth Writers prizes have relaunched today (19th October) with a new community website aimed at “connecting and inspiring new authors”. The new site is a free-to-join forum for aspiring writers to get advice from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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