Events Posts

17 October 2018

Introducing the Sarah Quinn BAME Writing scholar for YA and children’s fiction

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students, Our Courses

We are pleased to announce that Mayowa Asaju has been awarded the BAME Writing Scholarship for YA and Children’s Fiction, generously funded by former CBC student Sarah Quinn. Mayowa has joined the 3-month Writing YA and Children’s Fiction course, taught by Catherine Johnson, which started this week. We’ve been delighted by the positive response that we’ve had to the scholarship since […]

11 October 2018

Study novel-writing in London with a scholarship funded by HW Fisher

by Katie Smart Events

Are you a writer who’d like to join one of our London-based novel-writing courses, but are unable to afford the fee? With the deadline coming soon for our next 3-month course, taught by the wonderful Charlotte Mendelson, we want to make sure you know about the fully-paid scholarship opportunity being offered by HW Fisher … […]

04 October 2018

#WriteCBC: Writing tip and writing task from Alice Lutyens

by Anna Davis Events, From the Agents, Writing Tips

For this month’s #WriteCBC Twitter competition, we’re delighted to feature a writing tip and writing task from Curtis Brown’s Alice Lutyens. Alice is the literary agent with more CBC former-students on her client list than any other at this time – including Jane Harper, Kate Hamer, Catherine Bennetto and the soon-to-be-published Rachel Marks – as well as a couple more […]

06 September 2018

#WriteCBC: Writing AND Illustrating – tip and task from Sarah McIntyre & David O’Connell

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

This month’s #WriteCBC has an extra twist: As a special one-off, you can choose whether you want to write or DRAW in response to the task being set! In the hot seat for today – 6th September – I’m delighted to welcome writer-illustrators Sarah McIntyre and David O’Connell. Sarah McIntyre has written and illustrated some fantastic picture books for young […]

05 September 2018

Anna Davis answers your writing and publishing questions

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

Our MD Anna Davis took to Twitter earlier this week to answer all of your burning questions about writing and publishing – from advising on how best to approach literary agents to discussing the current book market, you can find all Anna’s responses on Twitter under the hashtag #AskAnna. Below you can see some of our favourite questions […]

31 August 2018

The HW Fisher Scholarship for novel-writing is now open for applications

by Katie Smart Events, Our Courses

We’ve partnered with top London chartered accountancy firm HW Fisher to provide a writing bursary, to give one talented writer of limited financial means a fully funded place on our next three-month course in London, taught by Charlotte Mendelson. This is the sixth scholarship place that HW Fisher have sponsored and we would like to thank them for their […]

31 August 2018

CBC round-up: Coming up in September

by Jack Hadley Events

Summer’s coming to an end – kids will be returning to school, and CBC will be re-opening its (literal and virtual) doors to a whole new bunch of talented writing folk in a few weeks. To mark the occasion, we’re running a couple of events on Twitter to get us all back in that writing […]

02 August 2018

#WriteCBC: Writing tip and writing task from Laura Marshall

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

Yes, it’s that time already! Welcome to the second of our monthly #WriteCBC day-long Twitter challenges! Today – Thursday 2nd August – bestselling author and CBC alumna Laura Marshall is in the hot seat with a writing tip and task. Join in on Twitter @cbcreative to potentially win a place on one of our 6-week online courses – or just for fun! Read […]

20 July 2018

Current opportunities for aspiring authors from Curtis Brown Creative

by Katie Smart Events

At CBC it’s very important to us that we continue to offer opportunities for aspiring authors. Whether through creative writing competitions or even fully-funded scholarships for writers on our selective entry courses. We want to inspire you to get writing and get involved with what we do. Here is a round-up of the scholarships and competitions […]

12 July 2018

Curtis Brown Creative launches three new children’s picture book courses

by Katie Smart Events, Our Courses

Some of you may have been wondering what these teaser pictures posted on our Twitter this week were about, well now we’re excited to finally let the cat out of the bag … We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been working with children’s author-illustrators: Sarah McIntyre and David O’Connell (above), to create 3 brand-new online courses. Following on […]

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