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Conscious Writing Month

September 3 @ 7:00 pm September 26 @ 8:30 pm

Conscious Writing Month

A month of workshops, readings, and talks for writers wanting to lead more conscious lives. Sponsored by Wellbeing in the Arts.

Join The Literary Consultancy for a series of accessible events for writers interested in how to lead more conscious lives. Each week throughout September – Conscious Writing Month – we will be offering one evening seminar (Tuesday 7-8.30pm BST) and one interactive lunchtime workshop (Thursday 12-1pm BST) to explore the following themes:

Week One, Conscious Mind
Week Two, Conscious Body
Week three, conscious climate

Conscious Mind
How can we protect the creative self, and find balance and flow in our writing practice?
3rd September 7-8.30pm BST How to Protect the Creative Self with author and psychotherapist Lola Jaye
5th September 12-1pm BST Mindful Journalling workshop with facilitator Philip Cowell

Conscious Body
How can we look after our bodies, and tap into somatic practices to empower ourselves?
10th September 7-8.30pm BST How to Live in a Creative Body with poet and non fiction writer Polly Atkin
12th September 12-1pm BST Breathwork for Writers with somatics practitioner Farzana Khan

Conscious Climate
How can we storytell the planet not just to celebrate, but to preserve, its precious resources?
17th September 7-8.30pm BST Poetry for the Planet with Hot Poet and UN consultant Liv Torc
19th September 12-1pm BST Drawing the Disappearing World, with author and illustrator Laura Coleman

Conscious Society
What do the worlds of the future look like for artists and writers, and can we (re)write the horizon?
24th September 7-8.30pm BST Literary Horizons, with novelist Guy Gunaratne and climate action researcher Zoe Rasbash
26th September 12-1pm BST Tiny Manifestos, a workshop with poet Degna Stone


Conscious Writing Month is free to Being A Writer members, and available on an affordable pay-what-you-can basis to non members. Tickets get you into all of our live events in this series, as well as watch-back videos which will be available for 30 days after the series ends.

£30 Standard Ticket: our standard recommended rate
£15 Supported Ticket: need a cheaper ticket? No problem, select our lower rate, no questions asked
£45 Patron Ticket: pay it forwards with our patron scheme and help another writer access this series

Bursaries: 50 free tickets are available to those who cannot afford to join on a paid basis.


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Join Being A Writer for free access to Conscious Writing Month

Want to join us and get into all of our events at no additional cost, and benefit from full access to our entire membership dedicated to creating happier, healthier writing practices? Join up as a member here for just £12 per month.

About Wellbeing in the Arts

Wellbeing In The Arts provides low-cost mental health and wellbeing support to individuals and organisations across the creative industries by offering access to counselling, coaching, wellbeing support, workshops, mental health first aid training, supervision, and much more. The service is 100% confidential, personalised, flexible, and all of the team have a knowledge and understanding of the unique challenges of working in our industry. Counselling sessions start from £15, are available online or in person, and there are no waiting lists. WITA are here to listen, not judge, and will do everything we can to help. Find out more at the website.


Each of the sessions in Conscious Writing Month will be hosted as Webinars, with automated captions provided by and the option to activate a live transcript. You will not be visible as participants to us or to each other, so that you can access the sessions comfortably. The Chat and Q& functions will be available to you throughout. Tuesday sessions are presented ‘seminar’ style with Q&A built in and last for 90 minutes, whilst Thursday sessions are interactive and include practical exercises, lasting 1 hour each. If there is anything to prepare or bring, we will send you an email in advance of the start date with clear instructions. Any visual imagery will be audio described. One of our sessions (Poetry for the Planet) includes a short video presentation. If you have any specific access requirements, please may we ask you to email us at least 10 working days clear of the first session at .


Tickets for this event are strictly non-refundable and non-transferable.

0203 751 0757 (please dial extension 800)

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