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Society of Authors
We're the largest UK union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators. 11,000 strong, fighting for a nicer industry since 1884. 🖋️🎨💬
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CAST Jan 17
On Thursday 23 January we are hosting the workshop: How to make a living as a poet. Organised by the evening will feature advice from award-winning and , and be chaired by
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Replying to @PaulineRowson
Thank you, Pauline!
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Blackwell's Uni of Nottingham Jan 16
This years takes place 9th-13th March. We are looking for lecturers who have written their own book to work with so we can promote and celebrate your work. If you are interested please get in touch with us
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World Book Day UK 📚 17h
Join our reading revolution & help us reach our goal of one million stories shared for World Book Day 2020! Everyone who registers to take part in our Share A Million Stories mission could WIN £1,000 of books every week during WBD month!
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Lauren Bravo Jan 19
Thinking about volunteering? Here's a lovely cause well worth your time: is helping to improve literacy rates by reading aloud with children. Sessions are only 30 minutes, you can book through an app, and it looks thoroughly adorable:
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Freelancers: concerned about late payments? Tell about your experiences – the financial/personal impact – by 23/01 to feed into Government report. Email Erin.Macdermott@creativeengland.co.uk 📧
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John Greening 16h
Looks an interesting initiative for in area - and a chance to visit one of the UK's best secondhand too
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"Save the life, save the life, save the life…" on why we need libraries, from our winter issue of The Author:
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Like working with authors? Know a thing or two about publishing contracts? Join our superhero team as a part-time Publishing Contracts Advisor! You can wear a cape if you want!
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Emma Cameron 🌎 Jan 18
Wonderful talk by at Worthing and Brighton ⁦⁦⁩ group. Reading from his award winning memoir The Stopping Places, followed by a very interesting discussion about writing, culture and the Romani language.
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Lucy Furlong Jan 18
I am running a micro eco-poetry workshop at this fab event on 8th feb in London at - based on my new chapbook Sward and the writing of Richard Jefferies join me!
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Society of Authors Jan 17
Author Alison MacLeod will be teaching a 5-week course on writing short stories starting 29 Jan. 10% discount for SoA members:
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Proletarian Poetry Jan 17
Thank you for providing the House in Hartsop, and the tiny poetry matriarch of for a wonderful week in the Lakes. Thanks also to: & Roy Macfarlane for such wicked company
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Society of Authors Jan 17
🗓️ 12 Feb in Aberystwyth: From pitch to reader – will discuss the decisions a commercial publisher faces when presented with a manuscript: ’s-Journey-From-Pitch-to-Reader
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Society of Authors Jan 17
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Andy Turner 🏳️‍🌈 Jan 17
Have recently used the contract vetting service offered . Honestly, their advice is worth the membership fee alone.
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LRB Bookshop Jan 16
astonishing that literally all the books on our shelves were written by former babies
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Society of Authors Jan 17
We're celebrating the Translation Prizes 2019 on Weds 12 February and tickets are just £8! £8 for a party! GET YOURS HERE > With thanks to:
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PaulineRowson Jan 16
How many know that loans of their books from volunteer , of which there are now many in the UK and more planned, do not qualify for PLR? Another underhand way to cut costs and erode the income of authors ☹️
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Nine Arches Press Jan 16
Final day of our retreat, and editing around the log fire before a final meal together. Thanks so much for making it possible, it has been an incredible, inspiring opportunity for our poets.
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