The three-day, in-person International Black Speculative Writing Festival at Goldsmiths University, London celebrates Black British and international speculative writers from 2-4 February 2024.
Guest blog by Rachel Toye
The Alchemy of Place: Creating Immersive Settings
Led by Marcia Douglas
Date: Saturday 4 December, 2021
Time: 1.30-6.30pm GMT/UTC
Venue: Online Zoom
How can our writing present both commonplace as well as fantastical worlds with dimension and interest? And what tools can we use to establish those worlds as places integral to our characters’ lives?
Thursday 25 November 2021, 6-8pm GMT/UTC
Are you a Black Writer in Britain interested in writing for TV and film? Then read on.
About this event
If you want to reach wide audiences with your writing, Taking Black Writers Seriously is an introductory session, with a Q&A, to find out why choosing a career to create and write feature films and drama series is now a good choice.
by Nikheel Gorolay
To be honest, I haven’t learnt any new writing tips or tricks over the past year and a half – just finding the time to write at all has often been a challenge. The pandemic has been tough, both personally with the loss of friends and family, and professionally, as what was already set to be a busy time for me was compounded by an inflated workload, as a direct result of the actions taken by the government in response to the outbreak.