Tags: short stories

Beginners Fiction Writing Class

INTRODUCTION TO FICTION WRITING Begins: Wednesday 13th Oct 2021 Time: 10am-12pm (GMT) Location: Online (using Zoom) Duration: 10 consecutive weeks until 15th December Price: £100 An important aspect of thi wurd is our engagement with writers who are new to writing fiction. Over the years many completely new writers have read at our events alongside [...]
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Hotels in Literature

We present a guest blog by writer Rachel Carmichael, who discusses some novels and stories that feature hotels, surely one of the greatest settings in literary fiction. Hotels in Literature – Rachel Carmichael Interesting things can happen when characters are thrown together in unfamiliar locations, in intimately close accommodation, with different cultures to negotiate. How they [...]
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Summer Days Are Gone

SUMMER DAYS ARE GONE (EVENT) – Thursday 9th September, 2021, 7-9pm “No-one could be as blue as I was in the fall” On Thursday 9th Sept, 2021, 7-9pm (BST) thi wurd will present a small event to mark the end of our summer writing classes. The event will involve composing a short piece that responds [...]
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OF FICTION – A HANDY GUIDE FOR WRITERS

At thi wurd, we are currently working on an anthology. It’s a continuation of a journey that has taken us from Issue 1 of our magazine (2012), through the publication of other magazines, anthologies, books, events, classes right up to our recent Issue 4 (2021). Readers who’ve followed us on this journey will have noticed […]

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Launch Event for Issue 4

On Friday, April 2nd 7-9pm (UK time) the official launch of thi wurd Magazine, Issue 4 will take place. The event is limited to 100 people and is sold out. (We do have a waiting list, so please sign up as spaces may become available.) But don’t worry if you’ve missed out this time as […]

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Short Story Tribute Night: Free Love by Ali Smith

Over the years thi wurd has put on many ‘Short Story Tribute Nights’ and after a long break the nights return on Friday 5th March, 2021, 7-9pm. Our chosen short story will be Free Love by Ali Smith from the 1995 collection Free Love and Other Stories.  How to Take Part Read the short story Free Love by […]

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