Encourage local writing (and writing in general) - fictional and non-fictional - through a number of steps:
Suggest "community publishing projects" to bring together works around a theme, encourage collaboration, etc.
Suggest "community publishing projects" to bring together works…
We need a neutral space for all people leading the 'big society' at ground level to connect and share knowledge. This network should be owned by the subscribers via a small (c. £10/year) fee, to pay for someone to manage us as a community.4 votes
One side-effect of standardised procurement from local/national government is a focus on measurable deliverables and audit, which often create inefficiency and programmes delivering outcomes, not solving problems. We need a place where techniques like 'systems thinking' and movements like service co-design can be understood & used by local groups - then developed into stories and methods which both help others do more with less and also build evidence about what works. This would be more interactive than a library/resource centre, less pedagogic than e-learning.1 vote