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The Hampshire Writers’ Society
The Hampshire Writers’ Society welcomes all writers in Hampshire and reaches out to the broadest community, interacting with a unique and growing sector of aspiring writers, identifying new writers and engaging young people by encouraging an interest in writing creatively and critically.
Upcoming Meetings:.
12th June, 2018: Lisa Jewell – Publishing and Writing
Competition: Write a flash fiction story set in a communal garden. 300 words
For information on the next Hampshire Writers’ Society event and to book a place, please visit:



Writers’ & Artists’ ‘How to Hook an Agent’ Lunches

23 June, 2018

To attract the attention of an agent, you need to understand how to “pitch” your work, what your covering letter needs to contain, and make sure your synopsis and opening chapters contains everything required to give yourself the best possible chance of capturing the agent’s attention.

These incredibly popular half-day events with four top UK literary agents provide the perfect opportunity for you to ask all the questions you need on preparing for the submission process, and also include an invaluable one-to-one session with an agent of your choice.
To book: