Those in the Manchester area (or further afield if you fancy a trip out?) may be interested in the annual Chorlton Arts Festival which kicks off later this month. For Books Sake, a website celebrating female authors, will be hosting an event as part of the festival which may be of interest to some of[.....]
Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category
As I work in web design I’m often asked about setting up websites, selling online and creating blogs. I’m currently in the process of writing a number posts on web related issues. The first is on writing for the web.
Vintage crockery company Dormouse and The Teapot are to hold a series of craft and writing workshops throughout June and August at their space – Kitschen at Woodend Mill, Lancashire.
Within the ambiance of an old fashioned parlour, workshop attendees will take part in the three hour sessions led by expert crafters and[.....]
A new zine is coming to Manchester. An Apathetical Reader is ‘an online magazine revolving around and interacting with the community – a forum for Manchester’s displaced, disheartened and disillusioned individuals that aims to question the meaning of apathy and the effect it has on those around us’.
The creators are currently seeking contributors.[.....]
When I got home from work last night my favourite magazine was waiting on the doormat. Mslexia is magazine for women with an interest in writing. It’s packed full of new writing, features and interviews and offers a wealth of tips and advice for getting your work into print.
Just recently I’ve received a number of requests from writers and writing-related organisations. The latest is from Carissa Halston, who quote rightly pointed out that writers are often missing from indie-related sites and blogs. After all, writers are artists too. I have therefore added a brand new category devoted entirely to[.....]
The CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow) is launching a new quarterly publication dedicated to creative writing. Edited by Francis McKee and Louise Shelley, each issue will feature new work, as well as work commissioned specially for the publication.
I’m currently working with the CCA as part of an audience development internship, helping[.....]
This month sees the launch of Soup – an anthology bringing together Manchester writing and illustrating talent. The organisers are inviting submissions for creative prose – whether its stories, articles, essays, diatribes or opinion pieces – which will be passed to an artist to respond to the pieces. Artists and illustrators are[.....]