Creative Writing

Creative Writing Tips & Techniques from the experts at Writing Magazine

Expert screenwriting advice for beginners and pros from John Yorke of the BBC Studios Writers' Academy ...

15/04/2019

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Begin your story well and you will hook readers from the off ...

12/04/2019

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Imagine you've been confined in a room for seven years, and write about it in this week's creative writing exercise ...

12/04/2019

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Use a pitstop on a journey to fuel your imagination in this week's creative writing exercise ...

05/04/2019

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If you loved reading Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Daisy Jones and the Six and want to stay immersed in the world of 1970s ...

05/04/2019

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Background reading, exclusive audio extracts and more to complement your latest Writing Magazine ...

03/04/2019

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Read our suggested rewrite of a reader's novel opening ...

02/04/2019

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Do you know your you’re from your yore? Get your grammar right with our essential guidance ...

29/03/2019

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With Mother's Day on Sunday, this week's creative writing exercise involves thinking about buying flowers ...

29/03/2019

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Use found speech to create a new fictional scenario in this week's creative writing exercise ...

22/03/2019

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You’re writing a story. It has a plot. But what are plot devices? ...

18/03/2019

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What's worth protesting about? Make a stand for this week's coffee break exercise ...

15/03/2019

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