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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《中国精短散文佳篇选粹2018》隆重征稿

截稿日期: 2018年11月30日

聚力阅读创刊两年来,平台已经向广大读者推送了近2000篇/首散文、诗歌、诗词、小说等题材的优秀原创文学作品。这些作品来自于全国乃至海外的实力华人作家、诗人、学者,和民间草根文学爱好者,目前,已有近百位活跃在文坛一线的知名作家、诗人长期为聚力阅读供稿,并与多家文学杂志和音频媒体结成合作联盟。平台尊崇名家亦不薄新人,坚守“高质量”的底线,坚持精美的编辑,在全国文学人群中已具广泛影响力,在众多文学微刊中独树一帜。

办刊两周年将临之际,应广大文友强烈要求,经编委会认真讨论,聚力阅读决定组建由著名诗人作家做为本书顾问,由《聚力阅读》微刊总编徐静、主编河丁主编。在2018年底出版一本“值得阅读、值得收藏”的书。自该启事发布之日起,接受投稿和订阅。

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首届“湘天华杯”全球华语诗歌大赛

截稿日期:2018年11月15日

由国际汉语诗歌协会指导,《诗潮》杂志社、安徽师范大学中国诗学研究中心、湖南司空山文化发展有限公司联合主办,湖南天华油茶科技股份有限公司独家赞助,北京大学万柳书院、湘天华现代诗社承办的首届“湘天华杯”全球华语诗歌大赛于2018年8月15日正式启动。

本届“湘天华杯”全球华语诗歌大赛以公正性、高端性、全球性为基本原则,志在激发全球范围内现代汉语诗人的诗歌创造力,鼓励广大诗人以恢弘的创作视野和真诚的创作姿态创作出高品质的现代诗(新诗)作品,展示当下华语诗人卓尔不群的艺术风采。

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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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