Writing Prompts

Commission Opportunity: We are offering 4 young people between the ages of 16- 25 years of age, a commission of £1,000. This opportunity is to develop an idea for a piece of work, a spoken word performance, a piece of poetry, zine, a short story collection.

Each writer will have a mentor to assist with the process. The piece will be presented at our Liverpool Writes end of year event in Central Library on Saturday 26th February 2022.

You can apply individually or as a collective/collaboration. Simply fill out the form: 

We would like you to present the piece at our Liverpool Writes end of year event in Central Library on Saturday 26th February 2022. 

We are particularly interested in hearing from people who are underrepresented in current arts and culture. This includes, but is not limited to, writers of colour, disabled writers, LGBTQIA+ and non-binary writers, and working-class writers. 

Deadline: Sunday 9th January at Midnight. 

Write Here Write Now is brought to you by the incredible team at Writing on the Wall. The challenge is write for 5 minutes every day. In a world of uncertainty Write Here Write Now is here to help you start your day the write way!

Writing on the Wall understand the undisputable effect writing can have on our mental health aiding our motivation, enabling us to share our stories, helping to make sense of the world around us or just simply taking the time to be creative for ourselves. Now more than ever we are seeing the need for creativity. 

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