How To Write

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Writing prompt: Forgotten
Explore something that someone has forgotten in this week’s creative writing…

23 February 2024

From fiction to narrative non-fiction
SF and fantasy author Stephen Palmer describes how he came to embrace writing…

23 February 2024

Writing prompt: Wish list
Write out the details of what a character wants in this week’s creative writing…

16 February 2024

How to write science into science fiction
Sci-fi author Derek Künsken offers advice on merging science and storytelling in…

16 February 2024

Writing prompt: Love hearts
A love-themed creative writing exercise in advance of Valentine’s Day!

09 February 2024

Writing real romance
Ahead of Valentine's Day, author Hannah Bonam-Young looks at writing relatable…

09 February 2024

Under the microscope: McCredited
Read James McCreet's rewrite of the extract workshopped in UtM, WM March 2024

08 February 2024

Writing prompt: Steps to success
Build a narrative towards a successful resolution in this week’s creative…

02 February 2024

Coping with writer's stress
Author N V Peacock offers a guide for writers so they can look after their…

02 February 2024

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