Anderida Writers, Eastbourne


Proofreading and Editing

Authors who would like their work edited can contact Tony Flood (, Jacq Molloy ( or jay Dixon (
Creative Writing Tutors - Jacq Molloy has provided several rewarding talks and workshops to Anderida Writers and also teaches creative writing at Sussex Downs College and Sussex University.
My Voice Publishing's facebook page - My Voice Publishing of Eastbourne have published a number of books and e-books for Anderida members. - This company has e-published Elizabeth Wright's book, From Fancy Pants to Getting There, Heather Flood's Mousey Mousey and the Witches'Spells, Tony Flood's The Secret Potion and Harry Pope's book How not to run a Hotel.

Websites for writers:

Litopia Writers' Colony - A site for seriously aspiring writers.

Global Writers - A useful site for writing competitions and general advice.

Aesthetica magazine - It was in the Aesthetica competition that ex-Anderida member Sarah Potter was so successful.

Paragraph Planet - Write a story in 75 words and get published on their website

Society of Women Writers and Journalists

Leaf Writers - Competition opportunites, general advice and a critique service is offered, but since the company changed hands earlier in 2011 the site seems to have stagnated and I'm not sure if they are still operating.

Pegasus Publishers - These seem to be vanity publishers, but the site contains useful advice to anyone submitting work for potential publication.

Aspect County Magazine - A Sussex magazine for which Elizabeth Wright has been writing regularly, and they have also published contributions by Jenny Jewiss and other Anderida members. - Giddy Limits, an on-line magazine which is geared to the over-fifties, packed with news and articles to suit a variety of tastes. Jenny Jewiss and Elizabeth Wright have both been published on this site.

Kent and Sussex Poetry Society - An active group in Tunbridge Wells which runs regular poetry readings and workshops and an open competition.


Online resources for unpublished authors to show-case their work:

Free Membership Websites: - Seeking short stories in many genres including fantasy, sci-fi, horror and erotic. - Upload opening chapters of your novel. Random House Publishers will review the highest rated writers each month.

Paid Membership Websites:

New Writers South - Membership is open to everyone involved in creative writing in the South East, whether you are professional, emerging or aspiring. £25 unwaged, £40 waged. - £20 per quarter / £50 annual. For individual writers who wish to publish their work. - Different levels of membership with varying perks, but to join as an on-line community member will cost £20 per year. - Join for £10 per year.

New Writing South is the literature development agency for South East England, dedicated to inspiring, nurturing and connecting all kinds of excellent creative writers.
Their community of writers embraces those who are professional, mid-career, emerging or just starting out; and includes authors, playwrights, poets, radio dramatists, bloggers, screenwriters and more. They seek out talent, encourage ambition and support writers with workshops, feedback, mentoring schemes, bursaries, advice and networking opportunities to provide creative and career development, promotion and employment.
New Writing South work in schools, places of work and in all kinds of communities to inspire imaginations, encourage creative thinking and get both young people and adults writing with vigour and enthusiasm. They reach audiences in the South East of England with live literature events, debates, rehearsed readings, author events and their annual New Writing South lecture. For more information visit:

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