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​Reduced entry feeds for our International Writing Competitions (save up to £30 a year)

An author profile where you can share your work

Opportunities to submit work for publishing

Exclusive competitions and literary prizes - for members only

Offer your services to other authors and publishers. Find out more here.

Special member-only offers from other service providers

Promote yourself and your work while helping emerging talent


Hi, I'm Elis Ballard. As membership secretary, my role is connecting with our wonderful members! From social 

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media to the newsletter and blogs, I'll be the one typing away. I really hope that I am able to correspond with you, whether it's via email, or through sharing stories and photos. 

Like you, I'm a writer and I've worked for over 25 years as a journalist for business publications and lifestyle magazines. Feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have and I'll be more than happy to answer. My email address is:

I can't wait to begin working with my fellow writers!     


-Happy Writing, Elis

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