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    Events

    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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    Opinion

    You can’t own an idea

    Why is it that we writers are so prone to the thinking that we own an idea? For some reason that is lost on me, writers seem to be particularly prone to worrying about people stealing their ideas. There may be bragging rights for being the first person to do something. Should that necessarily mean that…

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  • Writings

    Writers of Thanet

    There are many writers who could be said to be writers of Thanet insofar as these writers came from or have been connected to Thanet. I’ve divided this list of Writers of Thanet by town. My primary source of information for this list was Wikipedia. As a result, many new and emerging writers of Thanet will…

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    Writers Explore

    Writers Explore: Mental Illness

    Mental illness is a topic that has long fascinated writers. Mental illness has been the topic of many different stories, with varying degrees of accuracy and success. One hurdle we writers must overcome to tell an authentic story is how we get away from cliches and stereotypes of mental illness. This first episode of “Writers Explore”…

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    Thanet Creative

    Why adding your voice to ours matters

    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 to do is to stand up for those who work in a creative field, writers…

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    Advice

    Creating a safe space for writers

    Establishing a safe space for writers to share work is one of the most important things a host must do. As hosts, we have a responsibility to look after the writers that we receive into our gatherings. Some writers, perhaps many writers, are vulnerable people. For some, writing is a way to deal with a great…

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GETTING IN TOUCH

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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