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

29 January 2020

Under the Microscope extra: Make a Change
A reader's novel opening gets an editorial oversight

27 January 2020

Coffee break exercise: Family secrets
Explore the skeletons in a family's closet in this week's creative writing…

24 January 2020

How to find a creative writing course
If you want to study creative writing, the variety and number of courses can be…

21 January 2020

Creative non fiction: Get to know the genre
Applying creative writing techniques is bringing a new lease of life to…

21 January 2020

Coffee-break exercise: In the middle
Writers often have issues with the 'soggy middles' of their manuscripts - so…

17 January 2020

Top tips on writing humour
Beat the winter blues with this advice on how to be a funny writer from Abigail…

17 January 2020

Coffee break exercise: Hard decision
This week's creative writing exercise involves creating a character faced with a…

10 January 2020

Coffee break exercise: Writing resolutions for 2020
Set your writing agenda for the year ahead in this week's creative writing…

03 January 2020

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