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Writers & Artists Yearbook

If you haven’t already got your own copy of Writers & Artists Yearbook, do try and get a hold of one. Alternatively bookmark their site www.writersandartists.co.uk

As well as fantastic writing advice and useful contacts they run great competitions.

For published and aspiring writers alike – enter the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2016 short story competition and you could win:

  • a cash prize of £500
  • a place on an Arvon residential writing course of your choice

They are offering the chance to win £500, plus a place on an Arvon writing course of your choice! All you have to do is enter a short story (for adults) of no more than 2,000 words, on the theme of ‘ageing’ and email it to competition@bloomsbury.com with “WAYB16 competition” as the subject line.

The closing date is midnight on Monday 15th February 2016. The winners of the competition will be announced on this site in March 2016.

Arvon run three historic writing houses in the UK, where published writers lead week-long residential courses. Covering a diverse range of genres, from poetry and fiction to screenwriting and comedy, Arvon courses have provided inspiration to thousands of people at all stages of their writing lives. Find out more and book a course online at www.arvon.org