Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 24 May 2024

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Children’s Creative Writing Tutor (freelance role)

Inspire young minds as a Children’s Creative Writing Tutor at Chelsea Young Writers, where creativity meets education in a nurturing environment. Job Description Join our dedicated team at Chelsea Young Writers and contribute to our vibrant workshops. We are looking for an energetic and passionate freelance tutor with experience in leading creative writing sessions for …

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Tall Story Pictures Script Call Out for Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent Writers!

As part of our desire to support diversity & inclusion and deliver long-term change to our industry, we are announcing our next script callout; this time to support unagented Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent writers. As part of the script callout, we will read and provide written and verbal feedback on your TV script. We will …

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Sign Up to the Bread & Roses Theatre Writers Membership!

he Bread & Roses Writers Membership! Sign up today for access to our bi-monthly Playwrights Circle, 15% off shows at The Bread & Roses Theatre, a free drink at The Bread & Roses networking events and exclusive news and discounts throughout the year. By becoming a member for just £15 annually you’re supporting the continued work of …

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Agent Feedback Opportunity for LQBTQIA+ Writers!

This Spring, Spread the Word is delighted to partner with FROG Literary Agency for our latest 1-2-1 feedback opportunity – offering LGBTQIA+ writers the chance to have an extract from their novel or non-fiction book read and given feedback by a literary agent. Black, Asian or Global Majority writers are particularly invited to submit. From Friday 3 …

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Red Ladder Launch New Courses for Leeds and West Yorkshire Writer

A message from Cheryl Martin… I know how lucky I am to be at Red Ladder. On my way here, I was also lucky to be able to tap into paid residencies. A string of venues and their talent development programmes. And spaces to learn how to create all kinds of theatre, from large-scale community …

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The Old Electric | Power Plays Playwriting Competition

The Old Electric invites writers to participate in their playwriting competition as part of the Power Plays writing festival. This unique opportunity challenges playwrights to delve into themes of power dynamics linked to Blackpool, crafting original and thought-provoking works that resonate.   All plays should be: ● Between 45-75 minutes in length. (As a rough …

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New Writing North | Channel 4 Writing for Television Awards 2024

Established in 2000 by New Writing North, the Northern Writers’ Awards supports work-in-progress by new, emerging and established writers across the North of England. The Awards support writers creatively as they develop their work towards publication, as well as helping them to progress professionally and navigate their way through the publishing industry. There are three awards which focus …

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