Riptide Launch

The chic thrum of music melted into the night air as I arrived outside The Custom House next to the dark and shining quay for the Riptide launch party. I slipped through the peeling blue doors and up the staircase, to find myself in a throng of writers and people working for the journal. There was a congenial atmosphere as people milled about with glasses of wine, mingling against the constant murmur of voices sounding next to the loud, yet relaxing tunes which came from the musicians in the room before me. Continue reading Riptide Launch

For all things creative writing…

On the 3rd of March the Riptide Journal are hosting a launch party (free of charge!) for Volume 7 at Exeter’s newly refurbished Royal Albert Memorial Museum – a fabulous space for readings, wine and music. Riptide is a journal dedicated to publishing great short stories, regardless of age or reputation. Volume 7 is a Devon-themed collection, and it includes contributions from postgraduate students, alumni, … Continue reading For all things creative writing…

Keep your creative juices flowing this summer!

Get Published: Riptide’s Undergraduate Competition   (Image – Riptidejournal)  If you’re stuck for ideas over the summer, why not enter the Riptide Journal’s writing competition for Devon-based undergraduates?   Just write a short story (max 5000 words), and you could see your work published in one of Devon’s up-and-coming anthologies, alongside established names such as Michael Morpurgo (Riptide Vol. 2) and Luke Kennard (Riptide Vol. … Continue reading Keep your creative juices flowing this summer!