08 May 2017

Video interview: author Tammy Cohen and literary agent Felicity Blunt

by Rufus Purdy Author Interviews, From the Agents

One of the perks of working at Curtis Brown Creative is getting to meet all the fabulous authors who come in with their literary agents to speak to students on our creative writing courses. Recently, the bestselling novelist Tammy Cohen came in with her Curtis Brown agent Felicity Blunt to speak to our Six-Month Novel-Writing […]

02 May 2017

Literary agent Alice Lutyens: ‘tell me why I might like your book’

by Jack Hadley From the Agents

The close involvement of the literary agents at Curtis Brown and C&W are what makes our creative writing courses unique. Whether the agents are taking part in lively visiting speaker sessions, or becoming honorary members of our online courses during q&a sessions, they are always keen to share their breadth of knowledge and experience to our students. […]

02 May 2017

Laura Marshall: how I got my literary agent

by Jack Hadley From Our Students, Guest Blog

What can an aspiring author do to get a literary agent? Laura Marshall, who took one of our London-based creative writing courses in 2015, explains how she managed to attract the attention of Curtis Brown agent Felicity Blunt, which led to her securing a six-figure advance from Little, Brown last year. To read this post […]

28 April 2017

CBC on the road: The Laugharne Weekend

by Anna Davis Events,

When I phoned Nikita Lalwani to brief her on the arrangements for the three-day writing course she was about to teach for us at The Laugharne Weekend Festival in West Wales, I said, ‘Be warned – this isn’t going to be like one of our normal creative writing courses. It’s all going to be a bit Spirit-of-Laugharne.’ […]

21 April 2017

Woo woo – One Free place on our Starting to Write Your Novel Course

by Anna Davis Events,

CALLING ALL WRITERS … Today – 21st April, is #PitchCB over on Twitter. Go take a look. It’s your chance to pitch your novel to our agents in a tweet. If they ‘like’ your pitch, they’ll invite you to send in your novel … Well, this month, CBC is joining in by offering a free place […]

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