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Coffee-break exercise: Argument
Write conflict-laden dialogue in today's creative writing exercise

26 February 2021

Writing climate change fiction for children
Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear, talks bout the role of children's writing…

26 February 2021

Read more, write better - Writing Magazine bonus content, April 2021
Background reading, exclusive new book extracts and more to complement your…

25 February 2021

Under the Microscope extra: Housekeeping
A reader's novel opening goes under the editorial microscope

25 February 2021

Coffee-break exercise: Two sides
Write two sides of the same story in today's creative writing exercise

19 February 2021

How to create an authentic child’s voice in fiction
Author Blair James shows how she created a convincing child character for her…

19 February 2021

10 steps to adapting a novel into a screenplay
Learn how to turn you book into a film with advice from Moviesoft

15 February 2021

Coffee break exercise: Valentine's Day
Write a love letter in today's creative writing exercise

12 February 2021

Mark Stay: Why fantasy matters
The Crow Folk author offers his thoughts on how fantasy fiction is much more…

12 February 2021

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