Fresher Publishing’s Editorial Director, Emma Scattergood, talks to last year’s poetry winner Sigrid Daniel about her writing journey and the very personal backstory to Sigrid’s winning poem, Brother. Click here to listen to the interview and Sigrid reading Brother. Or click here to just listen to Brother.
We are delighted to welcome United Agents’ literary agent Sophie Scard to the judging panel of this year’s Bournemouth Writing Prize. Sophie, whose clients include Tessa Hadley, Susannah Dickey and Chris Brookmyre, is no stranger to writing competitions as she has judged the White Review Short Story Prize three times, and co-runs the Pat Kavanagh Prize. “I am interested in… View Post
Struggling to come up with a great way to start your Writing Wizardry entry this year? Take a look at our long list of starters for characters, settings and plots to get you going and get that imagination flowing. Use any of the below individually or maybe put two together for an exciting and original combination. Be as different and… View Post
Some resources for you to get that inspiration flowing and creativity showing! Here you will have links to various online content to prompt you on your writing journey, giving you various activities and writing exercises. National Literacy Trust gives you lots of teacher/parent resources to try out with children of all ages, you can find their website here. They also… View Post
This year’s Writing Wizardry competition has a special, new prize which will be awarded to the best story entered by a Dorset-based writer. All children from Dorset who enter the Writing Wizardry Competition this year will immediately be considered for the special prize by judges, with the final decision being made by the award-winning children’s author Maz Evans, who also… View Post
Fresher Publishing is delighted to announce the launch of The Bournemouth Writing Prize 2021. The Bournemouth Writing Prize is the new name for the successful Fresher Writing Prize which was launched in 2015 to help launch and support new writers, and has since seen incredible growth and interest. Previous winners have included authors Felicia Yapp and Hannah Persaud, and we… View Post