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Writing Prompt #18: Full Cup

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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5 Questions to Ask When Redrafting Your Novel

Stuck at the redrafting stage? Writer and literary consultant Amanda Block shares five handy questions that could kickstart the next phase of your novel.

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No Writer's a Geek

Write loud and write proud, says prize-winning young poet Andrew Pettigrew. If you feel like writing is your guilty secret, add this blog to your reading list.

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5 Poets to Read if You Hate Poetry

Think you hate poetry? Writer and editor Sarah Stewart suggests five fun and fabulous poets you should really read before you make up your mind.

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Writing Prompt #17: Unusual Tadpoles

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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5 Tips for Approaching an Agent

Whether you're almost ready to hit "send" on your submission to an agent or you're still at the planning stages, be sure to check out these top tips from agent Laura Macdougall first.

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5 Tips for Running a Successful Comic Kickstarter

Following the runaway success of latest venture Killtopia, Dave Cook of Card Shark Comics shares his tips for funding comics on Kickstarter.

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Tips and Resources to Power Your Pen on National Writing Day

Want to be writing on National Writing Day but struggling to find a starting point? We've collected some handy resources to help you get going.

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Writing Prompt #16: Football Fun

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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How Robots and Ray-guns Can Improve Your Poetry

Tempted to take your poetry into the realms of sci-fi but nervous about introducing robots, ray-guns and more? Edinburgh-based writer and editor Russell Jones explains how to do it - and why you might want to!

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