One of the topics we have been discussing on Facebook is what our creative goals are for 2019. What are you creative goals this year? Are there any particular milestones you want to try and pass? Continue reading What are your creative goals for the year ahead?
I hope that all our readers have had a creative and prosperous Christmas and new year. New year is often a time for taking stock and reviewing the direction your life is going. For us creative types that review usually … Continue reading Enhance your creative new year plans
This evening marks the first meeting of our revived all genre feedback sessions. When Thanet Creative started back in 2013, we started as a place for writers to bring work and get support and feedback from other writers. That has … Continue reading All Genre feedback
Getting started as a writer can often be the most intimidating part of the whole writing process. However, getting started need not be too much of a big deal. In this post, I hope to show you that the most … Continue reading Getting Started with Story Writing
Thanet, and particularly Ramsgate, owes some of its heritage to the local Jewish community. Most prominent of these influences is Sir Moses Montefiore who is the namesake of parts of Ramsgate. Sir Moses Montefiore has his links to literature too, being mentioned in Charles Dickens’ … Continue reading Writers Explore: Writing a Jewish character
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
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 … Continue reading Look after all your group
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
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 … Continue reading Writers of Thanet
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 … Continue reading Writers Explore: Mental Illness
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