Inject humour into your writing with this #WriteCBC tip and task from Kirsty Eyre, author of the Comedy Women In Print prize-winning novel Cow Girl.
We’re delighted to announce a new joiner at CBC. Emmanuel Omodeinde joins us as Team Assistant after recently completing an internship at 4th Estate and William Collins.
It’s that time again – and the latest edition of our Twitter writing competition features a writing tip and task from the wonderful Hazel Barkworth, whose gorgeous debut Heatstroke was published last week by Headline Review. If you haven’t taken part in #WriteCBC before, we’re delighted to have you join us – and you can […]
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Assistant at Curtis Brown Creative, the UK’s only agent-led creative-writing school. This role centres around assisting the running and marketing of all our creative-writing courses. We are looking for a smart newcomer to join our small team, which provides high-quality creative writing courses to aspiring novelists, online and […]
As we adjust to the ‘new normal’, we’re keen to increase our support for our writing community by offering a range of free and discounted programmes. This includes our free Weekly Writing Workout that launched in March, and now has over 7,000 subscribers! As many of you already know, we host a popular Twitter writing […]
Welcome to our second anniversary edition of #WriteCBC, we launched the Twitter competition in May 2018 as a seven day challenge in honour of our seventh birthday. This week CBC celebrated it’s ninth birthday and the team threw a virtual party with cake (read more about our ninth birthday here). We hope you’re all safe […]
Today – 5th May 2020 – is our ninth birthday. Yep, it’s a full nine years since Jake Arnott and I first walked into the agency’s reception area to welcome fifteen nervous students to Curtis Brown Creative, while trying not to let them see that we were at least as nervous as they were … […]
Welcome to our first Isolation #WriteCBC. I’m sure that most people who take part every month do so from home – but this will be the first time that ALL of us are at home – the CBC team included. If you haven’t taken part before, we’re very happy to have you join this writing […]
Well, who’d have thought even a few weeks ago that so many of us in the world would now be restricted to our homes for potentially quite a long time? These are undoubtedly very challenging times for all of us – and for some much more so. But for many of us, this could be […]
It’s that time again! Are you ready and primed for another edition of #WriteCBC, our Twitter writing competition? Our March special guest is the fabulous Curtis Brown literary agent Stephanie Thwaites – and we are most delighted to have her on board. Stephanie has been a friend and supporter of Curtis Brown Creative for a […]