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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Kent Press & Broadcast Awards
Seb Reilly has been shortlisted as a finalist for Kent Columnist of the Year in the Kent Press & Broadcast Awards 2018 for his columns in the Isle of Thanet News, which has also been shortlisted for Kent News Website of the Year.
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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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Hunting for Inspiration
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 finding ideas when inspiration dries up.
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We Could Be Heroes
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 Thanet on film, Michael Caine, a plastic whale, Kent Search and Rescue and the Bloodrunners.
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The Thanet Press building has been used to print books, newspapers, posters and other media for over a hundred years. In this article in the Spring issue of the Margate Mercury, Seb Reilly explores the history of the building.
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The relationship defined of mankind and the sea, whispered over the breeze from the shore, embracing the waves and they come crashing to save this soul from the land. This video was filmed at the opening of Dead Hoarse! Festival 2018.
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