Exploring Mystery and Crime Writing with the Young Writers

Exploring Mystery and Crime Writing with the Young Writers Last Saturday’s Young Writers workshop offered an opportunity to explore the conventions of crime and mystery writing. We set the scene by having a conversation about Cluedo, invented in 1949 but still enjoyed today for its […]

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Call for Emerging Short Story Writers

Devonport Writers’ Room: In partnership with Real Ideas at The Market Hall, The Writers’ Block is looking for three emerging professional writers living in or around Plymouth or South East Cornwall who are interested in short form stories for re-telling through digital screening and live […]

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Structured Poetry Fun with the Young Writers

Our most recent Young Writers workshop was prompted by a participant who asked whether we could explore structured poetry. This topic is so broad that the possibilities were almost endless. We eventually decided to focus on two more familiar forms, with the potential to explore […]

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Little Story Seekers Spring 2024

February: Redruth Library: Tuesday 2pm 6th February – Jo Camborne Library: Wednesday 10.30am on 14th February – Ali Redruth Library:  Friday 11am on 23nd February – Jo  March: Redruth Library: Friday 11am on 8th March  –  Nina Camborne Library:  Wednesday 10.30am on 20th March – […]

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Welcome to our new Creative Director!

We are delighted to welcome Dr Jen McDerra as the new Creative Director of The Writers’ Block. Our KEAP Director of 22 years, Amanda Harris, will retire on 30 November, and Artistic Director Anna Maria Murphy will take a step back in 2024. Now we […]

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