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.

Follow your inspiration
Writing inspiration will always come from the things you love, which gives you a…

10 July 2020

Coffee break exercise: Surprise
Imagine opening the post and finding something unexpected to inspire new writing…

10 July 2020

Author Inspiration - KC Finn, Fallow Heart
Writing Magazine subscriber KC Finn explains the inspiration behind her YA…

10 July 2020

#InspirationMonth prompt: Fact finding
Build on a simple truth with this creative writing exercise

09 July 2020

Ask the expert: How to start your first chapter - what tense should I write in?
Writer and tutor James McCreet answers Writing Magazine's reader questions and…

09 July 2020

Author inspiration - childhood home, with Mary Gibson
The East End of her childhood inspired Mary Gibson's bestselling historical…

08 July 2020

Inspiring fear and excitement
Author, editor, tutor and Writing Magazine regular Alex Davis helps you find…

07 July 2020

Author inspiration - Rachel Sargeant
Novelist and WM subscriber Rachel Sargeant explains what inspired her to keep…

06 July 2020

10 ways to be inspired to write without leaving the house
Inspiration is everywhere, so you shouldn't have to go far to find ideas to fuel…

05 July 2020

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