BBC Writers Room

The Script Room

Script Room is BBC Writers Room system for receiving unsolicited original scripts.

The next Script Room will be for Drama scripts. The exact dates are still to be confirmed but it is likely to be open for submissions towards the end of 2018. Dates will be announced here and on our social media.

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截稿日期: 2018年11月30日



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RSL Literature Matters Awards

Deadline: 5th December 2018

The RSL’s Literature Matters Awards aim to reward and enable literary excellence and innovation.  Each year, after an open call for proposals, the Awards will be given to individual writers or other literary creators, recognising their past achievements and providing them with financial support to undertake a proposed new piece of writing or literary project.  Launched as part of the RSL’s Literature Matters programme, priority will be given to proposals which (a) will help connect with audiences or topics outside the usual reach of literature, and/or (b) will help generate public discussion about why literature matters.

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Everything With Words Urban YA Competition 2018

Deadline: Fri 30 Nov 2018

We are looking for a vibrant debut novel for young adults set in today’s multi-cultural Britain. Open to any writer living in the UK. The prize is £1000 and possible publication by independent publisher Everything With Words. The short list will be judged by Patrice Lawrence, author of Orangeboy and winner of the Bookseller’s YA prize. Free to enter.

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Wundor Poetry Contest 2018

Deadline: Fri 30 Nov 2018

At Wundor, our aim is to champion adventurous writing in all its forms. There is no specific theme for our 2018 poetry contest, other than that we are looking to be surprised. Poems may be of any length. Open to anybody writing in English, aged 16 or over.

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An Introduction to Screenwriting - free online course

Screenplays form the starting point for most dramatic films, the essential work from which all other filmmaking flows. All of the tender romance, terrifying action and memorable lines begin at the screenwriter’s desk.

The University of East Anglia’s School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing have built this course with instructors and recent alumni from their course in Creative Writing.

This free online course is now open to join at any time. Register now on the FutureLearn website.

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