Cornwall Writing Group

An online writing group for writers in Cornwall

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Felicity Tattersall Illustrator

Felicity Tattersall specialises in botanical drawings and is interested in folklore, place, memory, identity and silent patterns and conversations within nature.

Jago Illustration

Jago lives in North Cornwall and has been illustrating children’s books since graduating from Falmouth in 2003.

Rūta Ciutaite

Rūta Ciutaite is an award winning digital illustrator and book cover designer who graduated from Falmouth University.

Lucy H Smith Book Illustrator

Lucy H Smith is a freelance illustrator based in Cornwall, inspired by nature and wildlife. She loves illustrating children’s books.


Free monthly writing opportunities

Every month there are exciting free to enter writing opportunities at Tim Saunders Publications. Writers and poets are invited to submit poetry and short stories

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Cornwall Playwrights Cafe

Cornwall Playwrights Cafe is a monthly workshop to help develop your work and a space to share and receive helpful peer feedback.

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Heart Of Wood novel

I am looking for any writers locally who have experience as / with refugees. I want to build the voice of the main characters in my novel for the film script. Best wishes. Brett text 07775857677

Penzance Literary Festival

5th – 8th July 2023
Over four exciting days, Penzance will host an eclectic selection of talented authors, writers, performers and poets with writing workshops, books readings, author talks and much much more!

Cornwall Writers Short Story Project 2023/24

Applications to join the Cornwall Writers Short Story Project 2023/24 close at midnight on Saturday 18th February 2023. If you are interested in joining the project, please email

Falmouth Fringe Book Festival

If you are a published author or illustrator of a book living in the South West of England, would you like the gallery to stock your book and would you like to give a small talk/book signing at the Fringe event?

Website Basics for Authors

In our website basics for authors, we cover the essentials you need to set up a website and what makes a great author website.

Author websites

Every author needs a website where readers can follow you and read more of your stories.

If you are based in Cornwall, don’t have a website and don’t want to set one up just yet, you can create a page on the Cornwall Writers website for free at