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Mental Health and Me 2016


Writing on the Wall and the Liverpool Mental Health Consortium are proud to announce that Mental Health and Me is back for the third year running with 2016 bringing a fresh new twist to this ground breaking writing competition. Faces, Places and Spaces is the theme for 2016. The competition is open to anyone who has an experience or interest in mental health, whether this is based on a true story or entirely fictionalised. If you have an interest in mental health and you’d like an opportunity to become a published writer, this is your chance!
 
Competition deadline: 5pm, 1st September 2016
 

What's Your Pride Story?

What's Your Story? is BACK! 


Writing on the Wall’s unique project, What’s Your Pride Story? is a creative writing initiative, in partnership with Liverpool Pride, which aims to uncover new stories from unheard voices within the LGBT community.  Do you have a story to share? Would you like to publish your work? WoW wants to hear from you. What’s your Pride Story? will be a ten-week creative writing course with an established writer & an opportunity to recite work at Liverpool Pride. Additionally, work will be published in our What’s Your Pride Story? book that will celebrate all forms of creative writing within Liverpool’s LGBT community. 
 
If you would like an application form please email emma@writingonthewall.org.uk
 
Please note that spaces are limited therefore admission
onto course is subject to shortlisting.
Deadline for all applications is midnight the 26th April
 

Writing on the Wall at IFB Festival

Writing on the Wall’s Blue Skies Sessions at the
International Festival of Business 2016


 
Self-Published Author Adam Croft - recently hit the big time, selling 150,000 copies ‘Her Last Tomorrow’, he paid off his mortgage in just twenty weeks and has now won a book deal with Amazon.  Adam lead’s WoW’s high profile line-up of writers and commentators for it’s series of writing events as part of the Liverpool’s International Business Festival Blue Skies sessions. Other guests include award winning author Ros Barber - Devotion (2015), The Marlowe papers (2012), Nick Davies from Bafta winning gaming Liverpool company, Lucid, Professor Tony Webster – Professor of History at Northumbria University, Lynne Collins, Regional North West TUC secretary and international best selling writer, Tony Schumacher – The British Lion, The Darkest Hour (Harper Collins).  
In a series of specially commissioned free Blue Skies sessions, Writing on the Wall brings together best-selling authors, publishers, computer game producers, trade unionists, scientists and activists to look at the future business of writing, exploring the challenges of making a living, alternative models for cooperation and how future technology and story-telling can work together.
 
Friday 17th June
10am - 11am Writing by Digits: Self Publish or Wait for a Big Deal? 
11.30am - 12.30pm The Writing Game: Stories for the Gaming Industry 
12.45pm - 1.45pm The Cooperative Movement: Beyond Repair? 
2pm - 3pm Living in 'The Gig Economy'
 
Tuesday 21st June
All Day The Time Machine 
11.30am - 12.30pm Space: Words Apart -
When fact is much stranger than fiction
3.30pm - 4.30pm From Sci-fi to Real life - True Fiction
 

Contact WoW

Address:  The Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre, 4 Princes Road, Liverpool, L8 1TH
Map: Click Here for our location page

Tel:  0151 703 0020
E-mail: info@writingonthewall.org.uk

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