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Word Factory creates literary excellence and long-term relationships supporting the next generation of short story writers. We are a team of writers with a track record in securing national reputation, publication and representation for those we work with.

“The national organisation supporting excellence in short fiction” – The Guardian

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“The Busy Writer in January” – News and Opportunities

New Year. New… whatever you fancy. There’s something about the turning seasons (and vaccines) that lends itself to a hopeful outlook. With greater power to our elbows, here’s a list of things we recommend you try this month!

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Our salons and classes feature the best contemporary writers in an intimate and relaxed environment. Join us at these events, get involved and enjoy great storytelling. If you can’t attend, watch, listen and read some of our greatest moments…