Dare to Write
An Invitation to Explore Writing
Dare to Write? aims to inspire and support everyone, from the young, emerging writer to the published professional. Here you'll find essential writing tips as well as help in the form of events, mentors, and peer support.
Lifelong Adventure
Dare to Write? offers eight simple ways to support a lifelong adventure in writing. For the novice or experienced writer, these timeless prompts are the essential elements of your writing journey.
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Dare to Write? Library
Start Writing
If you are curious about writing but unsure how to begin, the Dare to Write? Library is for you. These pages are for children and emerging writers. Packed with resources, in this library you can play and experiment with writing.
Get Connected
Time to get inspired! Find out about writing events and opportunities in your area by exploring the Dare to Write? Atlas. Learn more about the writing community around you, browse our interactive maps, and explore key writing destinations in the South West of England.
Dare to Write? Atlas
Get in Touch
Create New Work
If you’re looking for support to start or finish a passion project, get in touch to find out about mentoring, coaching and consultancy. You could tailor a package to your own needs, or attend a challenger day for inspiration and peer support.
Inspire Others
The Dare to Write? Academy offers training, support, and continuing professional development for people who want to help and inspire others. Our 2019 programme of events and workshops starred award-winning writer Aminatta Forna. Keep watching this space to hear about our upcoming programmes.
Dare to Write? Academy