Creative Writing

How to personify non-human characters in writing
Author Louise Fein describes how she gave a voice to a condition, epilepsy, in…

17 September 2021

Coffee-break exercise: Twist
How many ways can you use one word in this week's creative writing exercise?

10 September 2021

Speculative fiction: Essentials of building your fantasy world
Worldbuilding is crucial for fantasy writers. Ian Green tells you how to do it.

10 September 2021

Coffee break exercise: Space invaders
Decide how you will interpret the theme in this week's creative writing exercise

03 September 2021

Crime writing: Creating a new noir
Inga Vesper talks about reinventing the noir genre from a women's perspective

03 September 2021

Coffee break exercise: Treat yourself
Use a moment of self-indulgence to prompt new writing in this week's exercise

27 August 2021

How to write creepy yet compelling characters
Anna Kent, author of The House of Whispers, on the importance of creating…

27 August 2021

Read more, write better - Writing Magazine bonus content, October 2021
Background reading, exclusive new book extracts and more to complement your…

25 August 2021

Under the Microscope extra: Language, Liberated
A reader's novel opening goes under the editorial microscope

25 August 2021

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