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W&A events range from one-off masterclass evenings with authors and How to Hook an Agent lunches through to full-day How to Get Published conferences and multi-week evening writing courses. These events take place online, at our offices in Bloomsbury Publishing, or, when we can, at venues across the UK. Wherever possible, W&A events are held in association with literature development charities, universities, and other writing organisations.

Our interactive Writing Calendar is there to keep you up-to-date with all that's going on in the world of writing, enabling you to browse upcoming festivals, events and competitions by keyword, date, genre or location. To add a Writing Calendar entry, simply create/log in to your your W&A account and click here. 

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Children's & YA Fiction Festival
Write Fantastic Fantasy Fiction
21st February 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Writing Fantastic Fantasy Fiction is an online masterclass led by Aisling Fowler and forms part of Writers' & Artists' Children's & YA...
£30.00
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Writing Authentic Historical Fiction
21st February 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Writing historical fiction is an online masterclass that forms part of our Children's & YA Fiction Festival 2022. To find out more, visit www....
£30.00
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Three Workshops - Special Combined Price
21st February 2022 7:00pm to 23rd February 2022 8:30pm, Online
Reserve your place at three workshops included in our online Children's & YA Fiction Festival 2022 line-up for the special combined...
£70.00
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Researching and Writing Children's Non-Fiction
22nd February 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Researching and Writing Children's Non-Fiction is an online masterclass led by Rashmi Sirdeshpande and forms part of Writers' & Artists' Children...
£30.00
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Evening Masterclasses
Seven Ways to Improve Your Story
8th February 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Author William Ryan identifies and explains seven ways to improve your fiction in a fun and fast-paced masterclass.
£30.00
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Manuscript Submission Masterclass: Children's & YA Fiction
30th March 2022 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Online

This masterclass isn’t about writing craft, it's about how to give you and your children's book the best possible chance when it comes...

£50.00
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Manuscript Submission Masterclass: Fiction
18th May 2022 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Online

This masterclass isn’t about writing craft, it's about how to give you and your book the best possible chance when it comes to approaching...

£50.00
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Writing Courses
Finding Your Voice
25th January 2022 7:00pm to 1st March 2022 9:00pm, Online
Explore the craft of creative writing by paying attention to voice. Course leaders Natalie Young and Alex Hammond invite students to find and develop...
Fantastic Fiction: Writing Magical Worlds
22nd March 2022 7:00pm to 26th April 2022 8:30pm, Online

Are you a writer that bends the rules of reality? Do you look to folklore, magic and the supernatural for inspiration in your writing? Join...

£350.00
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Writing Better Fiction: Techniques and Skills to Improve Your Stories
4th April 2022 6:00pm to 25th April 2022 8:30pm, Online
Writing Better Fiction: Techniques and Skills to Improve Your Stories is a four-week online course offering an introduction to the essential elements...
£275.00
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Your Children's Book
27th April 2022 6:00pm to 25th May 2022 8:00pm, Online

Do you aspire to see your work sitting on the shelves in bookshops next to Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Malorie Blackman, and a...

£350.00
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Writing Calendar

Finding Your Voice
25th January 2022 7:00pm to 1st March 2022 9:00pm, Online
Explore the craft of creative writing by paying attention to voice. Course leaders Natalie Young and Alex Hammond invite students to find and develop...
Seven Ways to Improve Your Story
8th February 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Author William Ryan identifies and explains seven ways to improve your fiction in a fun and fast-paced masterclass.
£30.00
Book now
Robots in Science Fiction
21st February 2022 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Barnard's Inn Hall
Holborn
This is a History of Science/ Philosophy take on Robots in Science Fiction by Professor Jim Endersby, and is a hybrid lecture.
Write Fantastic Fantasy Fiction
21st February 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Writing Fantastic Fantasy Fiction is an online masterclass led by Aisling Fowler and forms part of Writers' & Artists' Children's & YA...
£30.00
Book now