Creative Writing Arts resources, information and opportunitieswww.applesandsnakes.org.uk Apples and Snakes is the leading organisation for performance poetry in England, with a national reputation for producing exciting and innovative participation and performance work in spoken word. http://www.artshub.co.uk/uk/ Arts Hub is the online home for UK arts workers, whereby members can choose to receive jobs and news across many creative pathways including Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Music, Writing & Publishing, Film, and Heritage industries. www.britwriters.com Brit Writers is an exciting initiative to encourage and inspire unpublished and self-published writers of all ages. http://www.creative-choices.co.uk/industry-insight/inside/creative-writing - Creative Choices, Careers in Creative Writing. http://creative-writing.meetup.com/cities/gb/17/london/ - list of creative writing meet-up groups in the London area. http://www.disabilityartsonline.org.uk/creative_writing - disability arts online http://www.disabilitywrites.org.uk/ - online community for disabled writers www.freewordonline.com Free Word is an international centre for literature, literacy and free expression. We aim to push boundaries to promote, protect and democratise the power of the word for creative and free expression. www.literaryconsultancy.co.uk The Literary Consultancy is the UK's leading manuscript assessment and editorial advice service. TLC also runs a busy programme of literary events, writing workshops and holidays, and manages The Free Read Scheme with support from Arts Council England.http://londonwritersclub.com/ - “Every writer wants their writing to be read. London Writers’ Club introduces writers to UK agents. We help writers from around the globe”.http://londonwritersclub.com/help-for-writers/one-to-one-help/ - one-to-one assistance from London Writers Club http://www.meetup.com/londonwriterscafe/ - fiction writers group http://www.poetrykit.org/index.htm - Poetry Kit London http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/about/ - The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1912 in Britain http://www.poetrylondon.co.uk/frontend_dev.php/ - Poetry London magazine http://www.poetsoflondon.com/ - Poets of London. This poetry group tries to provide a discussion forum for poets new and established and anyone who loves 'city' and has an interest in the built environment. http://www.pw.org/ - poets and writers magazine, includes a section on grants and awards http://www.spreadtheword.org.uk/ - for emerging writers http://www.thenewwriter.com/ - The New Writer Magazine http://winningwords.org.uk/about/ - writers’ resource www.writelink.co.uk - Online community for writers with news, resources and listings of what is available for writers in London, and opportunities to promote your work.www.writersguild.org.uk The Writers Guild agreements set the minimum terms and conditions for TV, film, radio, book and theatre work. They of offer members a contract vetting system and advise writers on copyright and credits. http://writers.meetup.com/ Come to a Writers Meetup to review work, trade literary tips, make friends and have fun! All writers -- and should-be writers -- are welcome! Creative Writing Awards, Bursaries and Competitions http://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/trainee-schemes/extend - BBC Extend - annual work placement scheme http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/features/poetry-competition - BBC Proms poetry competition http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/competitions - competition for creative writers http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/competitions/ - poetry competitions listingshttp://www.poetrylondon.co.uk/competition - poetry competitionhttp://www.prizemagic.co.uk/html/writing_comps.htm - creative writing competition listingshttp://www.sense.org.uk/content/creative-writing-competition - creative writing competitionhttp://winningwords.org.uk/deadlines/ - listing for creative writing deadlines http://www.writersreign.co.uk/Writing-Competitions.html - writers’ competition listings All information correct at time of writing. Please double-check information on the respective websites.