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    The Thanet Canute cybersquats

    The Thanet Canute is a person (or group of people) that seem to have a problem with variety. This is the story of The Thanet Canute and the cybersquatting. Today is say no to bullies day. They say that in order to rob a bully of their power you must be brave enough to bring what…

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    Awesome Blogger Awards: FAQ

    We are now at the end of day 4 of week one of the Awesome blogger awards and a few questions have come up that I need to answer. How do I enter the Awesome Blogger Awards? The Awesome Blogger Awards are a cooperative effort. Awesome blogging helps build your author platform and can be a…

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  • Competitions

    Awesome Blogger Awards – February Week 1

    February Week 1 starts tomorrow. Here are the Awesome blogger award topics for the week ahead. Remember that to enter you need to ping (link to this), Trackback, or comment a link to this post. Facts about February Here are four topics that are apt for the entire month of February. In the Catholic tradition,…

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    Awesome Blogger Awards 2018

    It is time for another of our rolling blog based competitions – the awesome blogger awards 2018. Nothing grows a writers’ platform quite like some cooperative blogging. For the whole of February that will be our theme. It will be a competition and a chance for you to show off as well as a chance to work…

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  • Author Platform

    What is cooperative blogging?

    I am about to share with you a secret that successful bloggers all instinctively know but few understand – cooperative blogging. What is cooperative blogging? Cooperative blogging is when two or more bloggers conspire to cover the same topic. Usually, they do so from different perspectives and acknowledge the contributions of each other such that their readers…

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    Over to you

    Spotlight on you

    This evening we will be holding another of our world famous* Writers’ Tea and Chat evenings so in preparation for that I thought we’d turn the blog spotlight on you wonderful lot. Here is what you have been blogging about lately. (Sourced from a discussion we had in our Facebook group). Writer’s Life: Author, Lee…

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    Hosting Events

    Look after all your group

    When we run events, we need to look after the people that come along. Do organisers of writers events do enough to keep people safe after the event? I have been thinking a great deal about the safety of people coming to events. It is too easy for new people to come to events only to…

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    Thanet Creative

    Do you like our new look?

    Last night, Thanet Creative updated the website with a fresh new look. It was not that the old look was not working – it was fine. However, I felt that it did not do enough to draw attention to what was new on the site. This new look does just that. In the colder months,…

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    Tea and Chat 2018

    This week sees the return of our weekly informal gathering of writers – Writers’ Tea and Chat. The event will be switching back to the original Thursday evening. As before, we kick of about half seven in the evening (1930hrs). About Tea and Chat Tea and Chat is open to anyone. The event is informal and while…

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NaNoWriMo30th November 2017
It's all over for another year. Time to think about editing.


Thanet Creative are just a bunch of local people sharing our love of writing. Most of us have day jobs or are trying our best to make full-time writing pay. We have a Facebook group which is very active if you need a quick answer.

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