Members’ Webinar – Writing Life Balance: How Do you Nurture Yourself and Your Creativity? with Jasmin Kirkbride

July 13, 2020

Please join us and host Jasmin Kirkbride for this members' inspirational workshop. Find out how to strike that tricky writing-life balance. How do you make time to write with a busy job? How do you prioritise your creativity in amongst life’s stresses? And how do you shove doubt aside to become your own best support?

Jasmin is a writer and editor. She is currently undertaking a PhD Creative and Critical Writing at UEA looking at hope, climate change and science fiction. She completed the MA Creative Writing: Prose at UEA in 2019.

Prior to this, she was Publishing Director at Endeavour Media and a freelance journalist and editor. She has six years experience in publishing, and has worked with Hay Festival, Periscope, Galley Beggar Press, Dodo Ink, BookBrunch, Publishers Weekly and Time Out, among others. She is currently working with the UEA Publishing Project.

A published author, Jasmin's short stories have been published by magazines including Ash Tales, Fictive Dream, Fairlight Books, and Open Pen, shortlisted for the EVENT Magazine Speculative Fiction Contest 2019, and won The Short Story Monthly 500 Competition. Her poetry has been published in Blithe Spirit and Frogpond, shortlisted for the Museum of Haiku Literature Award 2019, and was a runner up in the Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition 2021. Her academic work has been published by Routledge and appeared in LOGOS (upcoming), and she is the author of an inspirational self-help series published by Summersdale.

Jasmin is currently working on her first novel with her agent, Sandra Sawicka at Marjacq.

If you're keen to take part in this webinar and to network generally in the publishing industry you can join us from just £36 a quarter here.

This event is free for all members but please sign up for it by Sunday 12th July and we'll send you a link to access the event.