As a budding or even established writer, you might be daunted by the thought of where to go to find useful advice and information to help you ply your art. You can, of course, try annual self-help titles like The Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook and other similar goodies for a vast list of literary publications, magazines and organisations to help keep you up-to-date and get a handle on your trade.
In the meantime, however, you may like to visit some of the following selected sites to connect with other creative individuals and find out more about the latest happens, competitions, and prizes available to you in your area. This is by no mean an exhaustive list of the places on the Net where you’ll find useful advise and social networks of creative professionals individuals, so please feel free to suggest others in the comment box below:
LITERARYAND ARTS MAGAZINES
ART GALLERIES/ART SCHOOLS
Dutchman (1966) is the 55 mins film adaptation of Armri Baraka’s shocking one-act stageplay, first presented at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City in March, 1964. It won the Obie Award for best off-Broadway play, putting Baraka, who was actively contributing to five other plays at the time, into the public limelight. Actors: Shirley Knight, Al Freeman Jr., Frank Lieberman, Robert Calvert, Howard Bennett. Director: Anthony Harvey
It can’t be much fun sharing your name with a famous dead rock star, but Nick Drake came to Goldsmiths’ College and he did not disappoint.
The poet, playwright and novelist turned up at short notice to replace author Jackie Kay who was sick with back trouble. You can generally tell within a minute or two if you’ll like a speaker or not and when our eyes met briefly and he smiled and nodded, I thought, I like you.