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How to get Funding as a Writer

3rd November 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


An essential learning experience for anyone involved in literature and creative writing! Learn how to get funding from grant-giving bodies in order to finance your writing, and how to adopt a strategic approach to building a creative writing career. In this intimate evening class, we will look at:

  • Different sources of funding for writers in the UK.
  • How to frame your creative writing work to make it more eligible for funding.
  • Ways of building networks with large literary organisations in order to support your writing goals.
  • You will also receive bespoke development notes on specific ideas that you would like to find funding for.*

The class will be taught be Jamie Rhodes, Chair of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain’s London & SE region. Jamie is a professional writer who has received funding and support from many organisations including: Arts Council England, The British Library, Spread the Word, Arvon Foundation, IdeasTap, EM Media, and The National Trust. See www.thisisjamierhodes.com for more information about Jamie’s background and work.

The class will be seminar-style with discussion, idea sharing, and feedback. Drinks and nibbles are included and there will be time for networking afterwards.

In order for participants to get the most out of the class places are extremely limited, so book soon!


*In order to receive bespoke development notes on a specific idea, please submit a short summary (no more than a page, no less than a paragraph) to Jamie@thisisjamierhodes.com one week before the class.



3rd November 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jamie Rhodes


Unit G6, Britannia Works
56 Dace Road, E3 2NQ United Kingdom
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