Thanet Creative: Writers

This page will be expanded to detail the many ways Thanet Creative supports Thanet’s  writers.

Events for Thanet’s writers

We run a number of different events for writers in Thanet. These are usually announced and promoted in the Thanet Creative Facebook groups.

Thanet Creative – Writers’ communities

Thanet’s writers and writers’ groups posts

  • Writing a sense of place according to the Internet

    I have to confess that I struggle with creating a vivid sense of place sometimes. Usually when the setting is relatively mundane – some town, some house, someone’s back garden. To help me overcome this

  • 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

  • Why we need to write fewer white male protagonists

    If you are looking for an audience for your stories you could do a lot better than targeting white able-bodied blokes. That market is already saturated.

    There are a lot of people hoping to read

  • What do we mean by “Thanet’s writers”?
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    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

  • The Business of Writing

    This post is about the business of writing because writing is a business. I’m going to do my best to look at the numbers of publishing.

    Author Buzz UK talked about the shocking truth

  • Thanet Creative (formally Thanet Creative Writers)

    Thanet Creative Writers is now Thanet Creative. If you want to know what’s up with the new name, keep reading.

    At our AGM yesterday members voted unanimously to simplify our name from Thanet Creative Writers

  • September Writing Competition

    A new site, a new competition! Are you ready, writers?

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    How to enter

    Unlike our last competition which ran week to week, this one will run month

  • NaNoWriMo meet up – Margate

    Thanet Creative was planning to organise a NaNoWriMo meet up but then I noticed that there was already one taking place in Margate.

    Some wonderful person (Christie Drozdowski) has arranged for a write-in

  • How to write interesting and compelling female characters

    Female characters. For whatever reason, they do not get the same page time as their male counterparts. There are no good reason for it aside from perhaps a lack of understanding of how to

  • How many of these hack writing techniques are you guilty of?

    Hack writing is the fastest way to go from interesting story to trite and boring without really trying.

    In almost all cases hack writing is a result of lazy storytelling often combined with a failure to