A short story by Seb Reilly is published in Shoal, the inaugural anthology from Thanet Writers, along with stories by twenty-two other writers and authors linked to Thanet, which was launched at the Margate Bookie and is available now.
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As part of the Margate Bookie, Seb Reilly was interviewed by podcaster Francesca Baker about Thanet Writers, Shoal, writing non-fiction, and the highlights of the Autumn Bookie. The entire audio track is available online as a podcast.
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After a disappointing day of performances, a travelling circus troupe attempt to dine together at their regular evening meal amidst rising tensions, individual judgements, and group paranoia over job security. Roll up, roll up.
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Awash with the gentle glow of the morning sunrise, a new day begins with the chirping of the early songbirds, caught and subdued within their closed cages. A poem subtly considering that which traps and what effect it has.
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The Four Types of Tension
A community focus creates collaboration, builds support, and offers help and advice to others. As part of Thanet Writers, Seb Reilly is writing exclusive content, most recently an essay on the four types of narrative tension.
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After the Fire is Gone
As both a writer and local resident, Seb Reilly is writing a monthly column for the Isle of Thanet News. The latest is a piece about the huge fire at the Westwood industrial estate that took twenty-five days to extinguish.
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The Silver Screens of Margate
Though currently without a cinema, Margate has been home to many over the years. As the Margate Film Festival brings movies back to Margate, Seb Reilly timelines the history of various cinemas that have been and gone in the town.
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A subversive experimental exploration of words through allegory, examining the constricts and footholds of power, control, expectation and mystification. This video was filmed at Tongue Punch at the Tom Thumb Theatre in August 2018.
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