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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 September: News and Opportunities

We are pretty sure it was us who first said: I need a holiday from this holiday. Which is possibly the best way of thinking about September. Anyway, as we stumble back to a new school year, remember that you shouldn’t expect to be “refreshed” or “renewed”,  all you can hope for is to be […]

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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…