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  • The East Midlands Writer Directory

    Join hundreds of talented writers living in one of the six counties that make up the East Midlands, the heart of writing in the UK. If you’re a writer (of any genre or form) and you live in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire or Rutland, sign up to be part of the East Midlands Writer Directory.

Writing School East Midlands

Writing School East Midlands is a specialist creative writing school, offering course and workshops to help you develop your writing

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Lyric Lounge

The Lyric Lounge is a travelling spoken word festival bringing international artists to share the stage with local performers in a vibrant celebration of lyrical prose, music and rhyme.

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Writers Conference

Leading authors, publishers and agents will network with and talk to emerging, mid career and established writers about how to build a successful writing career.

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Writing Squads

Writers Squads are creative writing groups for children and young people interested in any kind of creative writing, from poems and plays to stories and songs.

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East Midlands Book Award

The prestigious East Midlands Book Awards celebrates the best of the region’s writing.

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Write Here! Residencies

Write Here is Writing East Midlands' Writer in Residence Programme.

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Opportunities

Writeidea Prize

The Writeidea Prize is a new national short story prize. First prize: £500 Five finalists' prizes: £100 Tower Hamlets Prize: £500 Judge: Alex Wheatle Length: 4,000 words maximum Closing date: 31 July 2014 Entry fee: £5Read More

Poetry workshop at Wigston Framework Knitters Museum

Join poet Mark Goodwin for a poetic exploration of a 17th century Master Framework Knitter's House.Read More

Cover Dare ProtoPlay games festival for IdeasMag

"IdeasTap is looking for a games writer, or games developer with some writing experience to cover Dare ProtoPlay for their online magazine, IdeasMag. As well as a travel bursary and publication, you’ll also receive mentorship on your piece.Read More

Events

TV Soap Writing Workshop

All you need to know about TV Soaps! In this intensive introduction to collaborative writing on TV Drama Serials, you'll learn about structure, storyline writing and how to work as a member of a scriptwriting team.Read More

An Evening with Elizabeth Chadwick

Elizabeth Chadwick will be talking about her new novel, 'The Winter Crown' and signing copies.Read More

The Bean and the Biro

Fun Creative Writing session led by writer, Dave WoodRead More

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