Blog Posts tagged: New Writers Awards

Old ruins

Inbreath, Outbreath: Thoughts from a Writing Retreat

New Writer Awardee and Robert Louis Stevenson Fellow Lucy Ribchester reflects on the freedom she felt during her stay in Grez-sur-Loing - both in running and in writing.

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Helen Sedgwick holding a copy of The Comet Seekers

Five Things: Writing and Science Have in Common

Writing and science may seem as though they're worlds apart but debut novelist Helen shows us five things they have in common.

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Graeme Macrae Burnet

Author Confessions: Graeme Macrae Burnet

What's the Booker Prize-longlisted author's strangest writing superstition? Discover the answer to that--and much more!--in our Author Confessions

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Iain Bain

On Trying to Write 'Funny'

New Writer Awardee, Iain Bain, talks us through the process of writing 'funny'.

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Robert McGinty

Writing Around the Nine to Five

New Writers Awardee Robert McGinty gives some advice on finding time to write when you already work a full-time job.

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DP Colgan

Writing Crime Fiction, Voice First

Previous New Writers' Awardee DP Colgan shares his tips on creating a compelling voice when writing crime fiction.

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Helpful Links for Applying for a New Writers Award

Ever thought of applying for an NWA and wanted to know some key tips and info on what happens to your application? Read on!

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Writing an Engaging Short Story

Previous NWA awardee Basil Davies tells us his top tips for writing a short story and making the story line zing!

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Lindsay Macgregor

Refining a Line

New Writers Awardee Lindsay Macgregor walks us through different aspects of lineation in poetry and how the length of a line can change a poem.

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Claire Askew

How to get your poetry published

Previous New Writer Awardee and Reading Champion Claire Askew tells us her key tips for travelling the road to poetry publication.

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