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Events Posts

04 March 2021

#WriteCBC tip and task from Cynthia Murphy

by Jennifer Kerslake Events, Writing Tips

Welcome to our March edition of #WriteCBC. I hope it’s bright and sunny where you are – it does seem that we’ve been treated to the beginnings of spring this week, with the daffodils, primroses and crocuses emerging after what has felt like a very long winter. I hope you’re feeling positive and inspired – […]

04 February 2021

#WriteCBC tip and task from Frances Quinn

by Jennifer Kerslake Events, Writing Tips

Your protagonist must be believable to hook your reader. This writing task from author Frances Quinn will help you creative a compelling character.

01 January 2021

Creative writing opportunities to kick-start 2021

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

The new year provides the perfect excuse to revaluate goals and priorities as we look forward and think about what we want to work on in 2021. For writers that might mean submitting a book to agents, embarking on a dreaded edit or finally dedicating the time needed to put pen to paper. Whatever your […]

30 November 2020

#WriteCBC – 5-Act Festive Story

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

Welcome to #WriteCBC’s #5ActFestiveStory! This blog has the details of the story and competition structure, and will also be used to announce our daily winners. Find out more about our special festive writing competition, which is taking place on Twitter @cbcreative, including how to play and the rules here. We are so thrilled that special […]

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 […]

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