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Improve your writing and learn new skills with our expert advice, essential tips and fun exercises to try at home. Get started with our latest blogs below.

Coffee break exercise: New tricks
Interpret the theme in your own way to create a new piece of writing in this…

20 May 2022

How to write about food
Novelist Lizzy Barber on how working in the food business fed her fiction

20 May 2022

Television script writing: Kay Mellor remembered
We pay tribute to the Band of Gold and Fat Friends scriptwriter with an…

17 May 2022

Coffee break exercise: Something sparkly
Respond to the prompt in this week's creative writing exercise

13 May 2022

What feminism means in my fiction
Aiwanose Odafen, author of Tomorrow I Become a Woman, explores the relationship…

13 May 2022

Coffee break exercise: Playlist
Explore the creative potential of a playlist in this week's writing exercise

06 May 2022

Fantasy: How to write a trilogy
Persistence pays off, says Rebecca Zahabi, debut author of The Collarbound

06 May 2022

How to Self Edit: 10 Top Tips for Making Your Writing Shine
Editing is one of the most important parts of the writing process – this stage…

04 May 2022

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

04 May 2022

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