£255 prize money to be won in our latest writing competition

There's no denying it: the lockdown has had a huge effect on everyone. (Understatement of the year!) But in true British stiff upper lip fashion, we've seen that people have, for the most part, been keeping calm and carrying on. Even here at Cranked Anvil HQ we've finally been able to devote more time and … Continue reading £255 prize money to be won in our latest writing competition

Last call for your short stories

It's almost a year since we started running our quarterly short story competition and we've been delighted by the response to it. The quality of stories we've received since it started last year has been superb, and they seem to get better each quarter. (You can read all of the the winning stories from previous … Continue reading Last call for your short stories

Delighted to support the young writers of the North East

Fri 20 Jan 2017 At the end of a busy week back in the Cranked Anvil production office, we're delighted to announce an exciting collaboration which we've just sorted out today. As part of our Happy Hour LIVE project over the next three months, we're delighted to be working with New Writing North and Cuckoo … Continue reading Delighted to support the young writers of the North East