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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 April: News and Opportunities

You may have noticed The Word Factory has a particularly splendid spring season on at the moment. But if you are after more prizes and writing2 (that is ‘writing about writing’ – pretty proud of myself) harken to these opportunities below…

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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…