Community, Creativity and Confidence  

Are you economically inactive* and interested in joining a creative community where you can further your skills as a writer, develop your confidence, and have your stories heard?

Then a FREE one-day ‘Writer’s Bloc’ event could be perfect for you. Attend in person or take part via Zoom!

No writing experience necessary, a chance to work with professional writers, and everyone who attends will be able to submit their work for publication in a printed anthology available to buy online and in bookshops across the city.

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Our next Writer’s Bloc events will be taking place at:

  • Toxteth Library – 21 February 2024 (10am-4pm)
  • Toxteth Library – 6 March 2024 (10am-4pm)

Spaces are offered on a first come, first served basis. Apply today!

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Examples of our Write to Work anthologies

Applicant MUST read full Eligibility below before applying. 


  • 18+ 
  • You must be economically inactive – (Not employed/self-employed, not actively looking for work, not waiting to start a job, not in full-time education (part time over 19+yrs is fine))
  • Living in Liverpool City Region including the parts of the Wirral listed as Merseyside, Liverpool, Sefton, Halton, St Helens, Knowsley
  • You must have the legal right to live and work in the UK
  • You cannot have already completed any Write to Work Course or mentoring previously.

If you have any queries then email us at write2work@writingonthewall.org.uk 

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Big news!

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Write to Work is a finalist for the Preparing the Work Award at LCR Culture & Creativity Awards 2024 for the second year running!

Write to Work has:

  • Supported over 300 unemployed creatives in LCR
  • Published 10 new anthologies with more to follow
  • Delivered over 290 workshops with professional writers!

Thank you to our amazing writers, participants, editors, partners & everyone involved.

Fingers crossed for the judges’ decision!

Write to Work is part funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).    

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