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London’s Word Factory is the national organisation for short story excellence. Run by writers, not for profit but for passion. Word Factory is for everyone who loves stories, bringing brilliant writers and readers together for conversation and fun. Meet our authors, join our masterclasses and make use of our advice, news and information.

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Our monthly readings feature the best contemporary writers in an intimate and relaxed environment. Join us at these events, get involved and enjoy great story telling. Here’s a flavour of what’s on offer…

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Successes at the Word Factory

The Word Factory team and our apprentices have enjoyed some exceptional writing success this year. We believe in celebrating all achievements and encouraging those around us to start writing, continue writing (even when it gets tough) and hopefully be published. Please let us know your triumphs (big and small) this year, too on Twitter, Facebook […]

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Our exclusive archive captures the imagination and wisdom of the world's leading short story writers, each film providing an invaluable resource for writers and readers alike.

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