Covid-19 update London-based courses to return this autumn, with safety still our top concern – find out more here.

Events Posts

14 September 2021

Meet Hanna Tatschl, winner of the Breakthrough Scholarship for Memoir Writers

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We are pleased to announce that Hanna Tatschl has been awarded the Breakthrough Scholarship for Memoir Writers for her memoir-in-progress Relentless. Hanna has won a place on our inaugural three-month online Writing Your Memoir course. We are extremely grateful to the Curtis Brown Literary and Talent Agency for providing this scholarship, and for their support […]

07 September 2021

Meet Ely Percy, winner of the John le Carré Scholarship

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We are pleased to announce that Ely Percy has been awarded the inaugural John le Carré Scholarship for their novel-in-progress Kingstreet. Ely has won a place on our three-month online Writing Your Novel course. We are extremely grateful to the Curtis Brown Literary and Talent Agency for providing this scholarship, and to the family of […]

02 September 2021

#WriteCBC tip and task from Abby Parsons

by Abby Parsons Events, Writing Tips

Welcome to our September edition of #WriteCBC. I hope you’re ready to be inspired by our latest writing challenge! If you haven’t taken part in a #WriteCBC competition before, we’re excited to welcome you to our writing community – and you can quickly get up to speed by reading this blog with information about how to […]

05 August 2021

Neil Daws: ‘Remember, you’re writing a cracking yarn not an academic history book’

by Katie Smart Author Interviews, Events, Writing Tips

Neil Daws studied with us on a three-month Writing Your Novel course back in 2018. His debut novel A Quiet Place to Kill was published by Thomas & Mercer September 2021. We caught up with Neil to talk about his debut, his time studying with us and what inspired him to pay it forward and […]

01 July 2021

#WriteCBC tip and task from Kirsty Capes

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

Welcome to our July edition of #WriteCBC. I hope you’re ready to be inspired by our latest writing challenge! If you haven’t taken part in a #WriteCBC competition before, we’re excited to welcome you to our writing community – and you can quickly get up to speed by reading this blog with information about how to […]

30 June 2021

Meet our latest cohort of talented Breakthrough mentees

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

The Breakthrough Writers’ Programme is an initiative offering free courses, mentoring and scholarships for under-represented writers. It is fully funded by CBC, Curtis Brown Literary Agency and partners. We caught up with some of the talented writers currently taking part in our nine-month Breakthrough Mentoring Programme to find out more about what they’re working on […]

16 June 2021

Discoveries Prize Class of 2020-2021

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events

Discoveries is a unique development programme and prize, which we launched in partnership with Curtis Brown Literary Agency, the Women’s Prize Trust and NatWest, seeking to encourage and support talented and original new female writing voices from across the UK and Ireland. Discoveries did not require writers to have finished a novel – only to have started […]

09 June 2021

Announcing the Discoveries Prize winner

by Discoveries Author Interviews, Discoveries, Events

We’re delighted to announce the winner and runner-up of the inaugural Discoveries Prize, selected by our judging panel from the 2,300+ unpublished women that submitted their works of fiction. The winner of the prize is Emma van Straaten, her novel-in-progress Heartstring takes inspiration from her time working as a cleaner within her own London block […]

03 June 2021

#WriteCBC tip and task from Elizabeth Lee

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

Welcome to our June edition of #WriteCBC. I hope you’re ready to be inspired by our latest writing challenge! If you haven’t taken part in a #WriteCBC competition before, we’re excited to welcome you to our writing community – and you can quickly get up to speed by reading this blog with information about how […]

27 May 2021

Celebrating our favourite moments from #10YearsofCBC

by Anna Davis Course News, Events

Anna Davis, Founder and Director Has it REALLY been ten whole years since Curtis Brown Creative first opened its doors? It honestly feels like yesterday that I greeted those first fifteen nervous students in the agency’s reception area and led them through to the boardroom to start their three-month novel-writing course. I only hope they […]

Next Page »