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Read more, write better! Writing Magazine bonus content, November 2017

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Cressida Cowell features in our November issue star interview. Read her advice for writers here, and listen to an audiobook extract, here, of How to Train Your Dragon, narrated by David Tennant.

Study Katherine Mansfield's Her First Ball in our short story masterclass, but before you do, read the full story, here

Read our suggested rewrite of a reader's cosy mystery novel in Under the Microscope Extra.

Listen to audiobook extracts of John Wyndham's Day of the Triffids and Kerry Wilkinson's Two Sisters.

Read the winning stories, and the judges' comments, from this month's short story competitions, in our Competition Showcase.

And if you haven't yet, get the November issue of Writing Magazine here!

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