Overview Copyright protects your work and stops others from using it without your permission. You get copyright protection automatically – you don’t have to apply or pay a fee. There isn’t a register of copyright works in the UK. You … Continue reading Copyright as applied in UK law
Charles Dickens – one of Thanet’s writers – advises that sometimes you take a break and do something fun. Continue reading Charles Dickens on taking a break now and then
There are times when your plot calls for things to go one way but your characters want to steer your plot another direction. Do you want to know how to steer your plot in the direction you have determined? And … Continue reading How to use the scene-sequel cycle to steer your plot
One of the topics we have been discussing on Facebook is what our creative goals are for 2019. What are you creative goals this year? Are there any particular milestones you want to try and pass? Continue reading What are your creative goals for the year ahead?
Each year there seems to be a silly season wherein a flurry of new pages, Twitter accounts and so forth, spring up claiming to be Thanet Creative. These fake accounts tend to follow the same pattern – they are made … Continue reading Beware of fake Thanet Creative social media accounts
When reading other people’s writing to give feedback – for example at our All-genre Feedback Evenings – having a few questions in mind can help guide you towards giving superior feedback. Asking a few questions that you would like beta … Continue reading 10 Questions to ask your beta readers
Thanet Creative are very pleased to tell you about another new group for writers – Kent Fiction Writers. Unlike most writers’ groups, this one does not run its own events but encourages people to try out events they have not … Continue reading Kent Fiction Writers
I hope that all our readers have had a creative and prosperous Christmas and new year. New year is often a time for taking stock and reviewing the direction your life is going. For us creative types that review usually … Continue reading Enhance your creative new year plans