Writing

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Juliette Forrest: How I Found the “Voice” for my Debut Novel

Giving voice to a fully fledged protagonist can be tricky. Author Juliette Forrest shares her process while writing her debut novel, Twister.

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The Motherload: Writing with Children at Home

Poet, artist and editor Raman Mundair explains why having children shouldn't be seen as a full stop, or even a comma, when it comes to a writing career.

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Writing Prompt #8: What the stray says

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

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Five Ways to Perk up Your Writers’ Group

Feeling as though your writers' group has lost its spark? Literary consulatant Sam Boyce shares her top tips for reigniting the passion.

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10 assumptions about writing radio drama

Playwright Oliver Emanuel shares 10 important things to bear in mind when you sit down to pen a play for radio.

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6 Tips for Writing Genderqueer and Nonbinary Characters

Writer Eris Young offers some advice for authors who're thinking about including nonbinary characters in their next project.

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Writing Prompt #7: Cooking up a Story

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 Organising a Spoken Word Event

Organising a spoken word event is a lot of work, but it’s also a lot of fun. Poet, performer and organiser Ross McCleary shares his tips for a top night.

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How I Started Writing: Jenny Lindsay

Every wondered how someone like Jenny Lindsay found her spot in the literary world? Now you can find out, as she shares her experiences and inspirations.

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Writing Prompt #6: Rain, Rain, Go Away!

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

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