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Coffee-break exercise: Love is the answer
Explore love in your writing in this Valentine's Day-themed creating writing…

14 February 2020

Coffee-break exercise: Swapping styles
Have fun with this week's creative writing exercise, which is about finding…

07 February 2020

How to write funny fiction with Hannah Rothschild
The acclaimed novelist, who won the Wodehouse prize for comic fiction with her…

06 February 2020

Coffee break exercise: Burning bridges
How could a reckless ending inspire your storytelling? Find out in this week's…

31 January 2020

How to write fight scenes
Punch above your weight when it comes to writing fight scenes by following this…

31 January 2020

Read more, write better - Writing Magazine bonus content, March 2020
Background reading, exclusive audio extracts and more to complement your latest…

29 January 2020

Under the Microscope extra: Make a Change
A reader's novel opening gets an editorial oversight

27 January 2020

Coffee break exercise: Family secrets
Explore the skeletons in a family's closet in this week's creative writing…

24 January 2020

How to find a creative writing course
If you want to study creative writing, the variety and number of courses can be…

21 January 2020

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