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Short Course: Writing Thrillers

Thursdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 7, 14, 21, 28 November and 5 December 2019 Birmingham and Midland Institute Thrillers and crime novels now outsell all other fiction, responsible for an astonishing 18.7 million book sales in the UK in 2017. They might be popular, but in a crowded marketplace, how do we ensure our thriller […]

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SOLD OUT Two-Day Short Course: Funding for Writing Projects

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. This two half-day course will look at what types of writing projects might attract public and private funding and how to make a good application. It will focus on funding from Arts Council England through their Lottery Project Grants scheme and their Developing Your Creative Practice scheme. The course […]

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SOLD OUT Short Course: Advanced Poetry II

Tuesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 4, 11, 18, and 24 June and 2 July 2019. Writing West Midlands office, Zellig, B9 4AT THIS COURSE IS NOW SOLD OUT. What gives a poem its interest, as a poem, besides its subject matter? Any answer to that question leads to the poem’s use of language – of […]

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Youthcast: training and skills for young writers

Writing West Midlands and Free Radical (part of the Beatfreeks collective) are once again working together on a project to train young writers to make vlogs (video blogs) from their own creative writing. Working with experts in vlogging and creative writers, you will choose a piece of work which will translate well into film, make […]

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1-Day Short Course: Writing Motherhood Part II

Saturday 12 May, 10am – 4pm. Writing West Midlands, Custard Factory, Birmingham £45 (£40 concs)   With Helen Calcutt. In this follow-up course to the 1-day Writing Motherhood course (February 2018),  we will explore what it means to be ‘a mother’, versus what it means to be ‘a parent’. Writers will work through guided visualisation […]

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