How To Write

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Coffee break exercise: Travelling companion
Write about a companion on a journey in this week's exercise

08 April 2022

How to write comedy
Prizewinning author Jesse Sutanto explores writing relatable comedy

08 April 2022

Appreciating American writers in Chicago
The American Writers Museum in Chicago is the perfect place to admire…

06 April 2022

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

03 April 2022

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

03 April 2022

Coffee break exercise: April Fool
Create an April Fool's Day prank and how it plays out in this week's creative…

01 April 2022

Why I chose an ethical publisher
Steven Mitchell

01 April 2022

Coffee break exercise: Mother's Day
Write about mothering or motherhood in this week's creative writing exercise

25 March 2022

Writing relationships under pressure
Amanda Jennings describes how changing real-life events influenced her dark new…

25 March 2022

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