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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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09/20: News and Opportunities Round-Up

A monthly listing of news, writing resources, and submission opportunities you can’t afford to miss. Compiled by Digital Editor Dylan Brethour from Associate Director Paul McVeigh’s blog.

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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…