Here is a range of resources and activities to help you to develop your writing skills.

We have an inspiring video from Stormzy and other #Merky Books authors, exclusive content from poets Paul Cree and Dean Atta on how to write and edit a simple poem, as well as exciting writing competitions to enter and put your writing to the test.

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    Become a spoken word poet with Manjit Sahota

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    RSL Literature Matters Workshop with Neil Gaiman and Yetide Badaki

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    RSL Literature Matters Workshop with Inua Ellams and Gemma Cairney

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    RSL Literature Matters Workshop with Nikesh Shukla and Josie Long

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    Write your lockdown history with poet Clare Mulley

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    Write about your lockdown experience with poet Laila Sumpton

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    Watch #Merky Books authors talk about finding their voice

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    Writing with the senses with artist Antosh Wojcik

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