How would you go about surviving the apocalypse? End of the world scenarios are a popular one for writers to explore. In the Thanet Creative: Writers (facebook group), we’ve been looking at the topic of how to go about surviving the apocalypse. It … Continue reading Questions: Surviving the apocalypse
Today, Thanet Creative held a virtual meet-up as a test for running critique and training sessions online. This is an after action report of our first virtual meet-up on jitsi.org. How the virtual meet-up went We used a platform called Jitsi which we chose … Continue reading Thanet Creative’s first virtual meet-up
Last year, Thanet Creative held a summer barbeque and invited all the other writing local writing groups to come and join us. This year, we’re doing it again. The Thanet Creative summer barbeque is open to all members, anyone who has … Continue reading Thanet Creative: Summer Barbeque
Let’s be honest, a lot of local libraries are little more than a money sink for many local authorities. What if there was an alternative that made your library not just a viable project but a community asset too? Here … Continue reading A different vision of the future of local libraries
We would love you to write for us but should you write for us rather than, say, a publication that pays well? There are good reasons why you should write for us and just as many (if not more) why you should not. If you are unsure if writing an article or story for Thanet Creative is for you, here is a short guide. Continue reading Why you should (not) write for us
I am pleased to announce a fresh new look for our website. Yes, I know that we only changed things up earlier this year. There are three reasons for the change: Not everyone agreed the previous look was better The … Continue reading A fresh new look for summer
Thanet Creative is pleased to announce a new charity secretary and trustees. This post was scheduled for 28th April 2018 but failed to go out due to a technical error. I maybe should have written this two weeks ago but … Continue reading Thanet Creative: Charity Trustees Update
Often I write for Thanet Creative as us; today I write only as me. I write to set out my vision for the charity and our community. Create good art I believe that the highest expression of what it means … Continue reading A vision for Thanet Creative
We want to help our members produce published works. A simple sentence and yet such a huge and complex goal.
How does Thanet Creative help Thanet’s writers get published? Continue reading We want to help our members produce published works
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 … Continue reading Tea and Chat 2018
When you join Thanet Creative as a charity member you add your voice to ours. With a collective, your voice and ours together is far more powerful than when separate. Standing up for writers One of the things that Thanet Creative exists … Continue reading Why adding your voice to ours matters
A term that we have used on this blog a lot is “Thanet’s writers”. What do we mean exactly? It could, for example, be taken to mean the historical writers from Thanet’s past. People like Dickens, for example. This is, … Continue reading What do we mean by “Thanet’s writers”?