Creative Writing

Creative Writing Tips & Techniques from the experts at Writing Magazine

What could happen to your characters in a ten-minute period? Find out by trying this week's creative writing ...

11/10/2019

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Amanda Mason, author of The Wayward Girls, explains the haunting pull of the supernatural for writers ...

04/10/2019

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What does headgear say about your character? Find out in this week's creative writing exercise ...

04/10/2019

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A reader's novel opening goes under our critical eye ...

27/09/2019

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Leaves are falling, the season has turned – and prompted this week's creative writing exercise ...

26/09/2019

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Advice from Joy Kenward on how you can use mindfulness techniques to help you be a better writer ...

24/09/2019

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Writing tutor and professional author James McCreet is hosting a workshop in March 2020, and here's why you need ...

24/09/2019

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This week's creative writing exercise is all about carrying out a repair job on a piece of writing that isn't ...

20/09/2019

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How do you write convincing dialogue and structure it correctly in your story? We show you how! ...

17/09/2019

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Every day this week, you can read an extract from one of the stories shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story ...

13/09/2019

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Frighten your readers silly with this week's creative writing exercise ...

13/09/2019

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Every day this week, you can read an extract from one of the stories shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story ...

12/09/2019

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