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Events Posts

26 November 2020

Our festive social media writing events

by Katie Smart Events

Over the last few years, it’s become a much-loved CBC tradition to run a special festive version of our popular monthly Twitter competition #WriteCBC in December. And this year, alongside our festive competition on Twitter @cbcreative, we are also hosting a #12DaysofCBC advent giveaway over on our Instagram @curtisbrowncreative. Read on to find out how […]

24 November 2020

Announcing The Breakthrough Writers’ Programme

by Anna Davis Events

We’re excited to announce a major new project, The Breakthrough Writers’ Programme, launched with the support of the literary agents from Curtis Brown and C&W. It’s an exciting new programme of courses, mentoring and scholarships for under-represented writers – with all opportunities fully funded for the writers taking part. Our aim is to seek out […]

05 November 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Polly Crosby

by Jennifer Kerslake Events, Writing Tips

I’m excited to be introducing this month’s #WriteCBC, with a writing tip and task from special guest Polly Crosby. Polly was a student on our six-week online Write to the End of Your Novel course, and then joined our six-month online Writing Your Novel course in 2018 after being awarded the Yesterday Scholarship (generously funded […]

26 October 2020

Meet Danni Georgiou, our new Team Assistant

by Katie Smart Events

We’re delighted to announce an exciting new joiner at Curtis Brown Creative: Danni Georgiou has joined us as Team Assistant after previously working with agents in other areas of The Curtis Brown Group. Read on to find out more about Danni, her love of books and what she’s been enjoying most about her new role… You joined us […]

01 October 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from S J Parris

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

With lots of us feeling a bit low and tentative about what the next few months may have in store for us, let’s hold our creative focus, and keep writing and connecting with other writers. Here is October’s #WriteCBC to help with that! This month’s special guest is the fabulous bestselling historical fiction author S […]

23 September 2020

Meet the CBC and Curtis Brown Discoveries team

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events, From the Agents

Now that the Discoveries Prize is open for application we’d like to introduce you to the team of women behind Curtis Brown’s and Curtis Brown Creative’s participation in the programme. We’re all particularly excited to be working with the Women’s Prize Trust and NatWest on this exciting new initiative designed to support unpublished women writers […]

16 September 2020

How to prepare your application to Discoveries

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events, How To ...

We are so excited to announce that the Discoveries Prize is now open for entries! We’re proud to be partnered with the Women’s Prize Trust, Curtis Brown and NatWest on this brand new opportunity for unpublished women writers. The prize also has a brilliant panel of judges which includes bestselling author and founder of the […]

09 September 2020

Meet Clarissa Angus, winner of The Adam Kay Scholarship for Black Writers

by Katie Smart Author Interviews, Events, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Clarissa Angus has been awarded The Adam Kay Scholarship for Black Writers for her novel-in-progress Duppy Season. Clarissa has won a fully-funded place on our Three-Month Online Novel-Writing course taught by Suzannah Dunn. We are so grateful to Adam Kay for providing the full fee for Clarissa to join this online course. The […]

03 September 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Erin Kelly

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

September is the traditional ‘back to school’ month for CBC and #WriteCBC – but this year our online courses didn’t actually take a summer break at all, and neither did our monthly Twitter competition! Nevertheless, the team definitely has ‘new school year’ energy, and we’re excited about all the new stuff we have coming up […]

06 August 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Struan Murray

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

August is usually holiday-month for #WriteCBC and for the CBC team – but in this weird year, we’re all at our desks (though at home!) – and we reckon lots of our #WriteCBC regulars are too – hi, you people! If you haven’t taken part in #WriteCBC before, we’re delighted to have you join us – […]

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