How To Write

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: Take two
Take two random words as the starting point for a new piece of writing in this…

31 July 2020

Author inspiration - Margaret James
Author and Writing Magazine regular Margaret James gets you inspired

31 July 2020

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

31 July 2020

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

31 July 2020

Make your inspiration count
Ten top tips to help you turn your creative inspiration into effective new…

31 July 2020

Meet the author: Jessica Barry
The thriller writer looks at what she's learned from her career in the…

31 July 2020

Author Inspiration - KC Finn, The Book of Shade
Writing Magazine subscriber KC Finn explains what inspired her The Book of Shade…

30 July 2020

Author inspiration - Jan Moran Neil
Poet, playwright, tutor and writer Jan Moran Neil explains what keeps her…

29 July 2020

Ask the expert: How do I make a fight scene realistic?
Writer and tutor James McCreet answers Writing Magazine reader questions and…

28 July 2020

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