How To Write

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Coffee-break exercise: Cool down
As it's a long, hot day, explore the idea of cooling off in this week's creative…

12 August 2022

Twitter pitch contests for writers
Debut author Janelle McCurdy explains how Twitter helped her get a publishing…

12 August 2022

Coffee-break exercise: Team dynamics
Look at the role each member plays in a team in this week’s creative writing…

05 August 2022

The difference between poetry and prose
Acclaimed Irish poet and writer Susannah Dickey explores the contrasting…

05 August 2022

Coffee-break exercise: Good deed
Explore what happens when someone does a kind thing in today’s creative writing…

29 July 2022

Science fiction: Creating a vision of the future
Author Joshua Krook explores the power of writing dystopias

29 July 2022

Read more, write better - Writing Magazine bonus content, September 2022
Background reading, exclusive new book extracts and more to complement your…

28 July 2022

Under the Microscope extra: Best Served Cold
A reader's novel opening goes under the editorial microscope

27 July 2022

Lesley Pearse: My best writing advice
The bestselling author outlines what she's learned about writing in a 30-year…

22 July 2022

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