What

Our projects include:

The Blog North Awards

An annual celebration of the best independent online writing across the North, held every October as part of the Manchester Literature Festival.
(blognorthawards.com)

The Real Story

An online journal of longform creative nonfiction. Because making stuff up is overrated.
(therealstory.org)

Rainy City Stories

A writers’ map of Manchester, publishing original writing linked to locations in the city.
(rainycitystories.com)

Writer Development

An ongoing series of talks and workshops covering areas including blogging, creative nonfiction, life writing and (in 2014) a Northern writer development programme funded by Arts Council England.