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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

We didn’t really feel that we got to grips with 2021. Hopefully we’ll do better with 2022. To help you get involved with January, try these on for size!

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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…