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Writing Matters is a podcast by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) where we talk to writers from across the profession about how they earn their living, or at least try to. From copyright to contracts, we’ll also talk about issues that make the writing living easier or more difficult.

Writing Matters is a podcast by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) where we talk to writers from across the profession about how they earn their living, or at least try to. From copyright to contracts, we’ll also talk about issues that make the writing living easier or more difficult.
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United Kingdom

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Writing Matters is a podcast by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) where we talk to writers from across the profession about how they earn their living, or at least try to. From copyright to contracts, we’ll also talk about issues that make the writing living easier or more difficult.

Twitter:

@ALCS_UK

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 2: Wendy Cope, a PLR International update and election time at ALCS.

11/1/2019
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In this episode of Writing Matters, we chat with Wendy Cope, renowned contemporary poet, about how important emotional, as well as financial, support is and how the internet isn’t always the best place for poets. Tony Bradman, children’s author and ALCS Chair, joins us to encourage members to vote in the 2019 ALCS Board election and we catch up with Dr Jim Parker, PLR International Co-Ordinator, at the 13th PLR International conference where he tells us about what’s been happening in PLR...

Duration:00:33:27

Episode 1: Comedy writer Paul Powell plus what research from the Royal Society of Literature tells us about the needs of writers.

9/17/2019
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On the inaugural podcast, we talk to Paul Powell, comedy scriptwriter and former ALCS Board member, about why writing jokes for a living can be, but isn’t always a barrel of laughs. We talk to Lisa Appignanesi, writer and chair of the Royal Society of Literature, about that organisation’s recent research into the working conditions writers need in order to thrive. Alison Baxter, Head of Communications at ALCS, also joins us with news of the next distribution of royalties. And finally...

Duration:00:33:08