Thursday, 18 September 2008

Make a Living While You Write

Bridget Whelan, (pictured above) who I met at LitCamp, provided a useful list of relevant websites to contact if you want to make a living while you write:

General: – trade union for writers


Writer in Residence:

Arts Council guide to being a writer in residence:

National Union of Journalists:
NUJ Freelance Branch guide to freelance rates – constantly being updated:
Free job email alert and news service:

Schools, Universities & the Community:
Life Long Learning:
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education:
Creative Partnerships:
National Association of Writers in Education:
Creative Writing Section of the Higher Education Academy:


  1. Glad you found the Make A Living session was good to meet with you and other writers at Lit Camp. But oh, that photograph....bad hair day, week, month...

    Take care and keep in touch

  2. Yes as I said your session was the most inspiring and comprehensive. What do you mean 'bad hair' there is no such thing....

    I will certainly keep in touch