How To Write

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How to maximise your novel’s potential
So you’ve written your novel. You’ve had it professionally edited, or are about…

22 December 2020

Coffee break exercise: Christmas 'present'
Think around the theme of 'present' and 'being present' for this seasonal…

18 December 2020

Meet the author: Mari Hannah
Fun facts about our February issue star interviewee

17 December 2020

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

17 December 2020

Read more, write better - Writing Magazine bonus content, February 2021
Background reading, exclusive audio extracts and more to complement your latest…

17 December 2020

Celebrating 100 years of Rosemary Sutcliff
On the centenary of the great children's writer's birth, her godson Anthony…

14 December 2020

Coffee break exercise: Points of view
Experiment with different points of view and perspective in today's writing…

11 December 2020

Kate Mascarenhas: Crossing genres
The Thief on the Winged Horse author writes about creating fluidity in her work…

11 December 2020

Follow your creative calling
Author and composer David Evans describes how commitment and responsive helped…

08 December 2020

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