Dare to Write? Experts

What is an Expert?

An Expert has in-depth knowledge of creative writing. This could be an author, teacher, or other key figure within creative writing.

Experts run creative writing workshops, events and campaigns and raise awareness of the importance of creative writing.

How Do I Benefit?

  • Make a difference by delivering creative writing workshops that follow the Dare to Write? Ethos.
  • Change the nation’s perspective on the value of creative writing as an art.
  • Gain valuable experience delivering an Arts Council funded programme.

Examples of Experts’ Work

David Almond
David Almond

As our Patron, David has been raising awareness of Dare to Write? He has also informed the Dare to Write? Ethos, emphasising the importance of being allowed to make mistakes.

Lucy Sweetman
Lucy Sweetman

A senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Lucy has researched the experiences of vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. This work has contributed to the Writer Development Canvas.

How to Become an Expert

Just email us at writers@papernations.org. We will be in touch with more details. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.

If you have a specific idea to pitch to us, head to the Pioneer page.