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Cost Of Living Crisis: Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Says Rising Bills Are Hitting Members’ Careers

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Britain’s screenwriters are feeling the full effects of the country’s ongoing cost of living crisis. A survey by the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain revealed 55% said rising energy and food costs this year were impacting on their ability to sustain writing careers.

According to official government stats, housing costs are up 9% in the UK this year, with bills, food and transport the largest contributors.

The WGGB’s survey of more than 250 writers found other factors impacted their ability to write included having less time to work or apply for funding, development schemes or other opportunities.

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