Get fired up and try new writing ideas with Writers Online's #InspirationMonth


Every day during July we'll be posting new content, inspiring ideas, encouraging videos from writers and tutors and exercises to get you writing. You don't have to commit to anything, just dip in as you choose.

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How to write historical non-fiction
Tips for history writers, from the authors on the Wolfson History Prize 2020…

15 June 2020

How I discovered the untold stories of the Women of Steel
Author Michelle Rawlins describes writing her new book about the women who…

12 June 2020

How to stay motivated to write
Crime writer Caro Ramsey helps you beat the procrastination blues

08 May 2020

How to research science for a book when you’re not a scientist
Speculative fiction author Laura Lam describes how she got the science right in…

05 May 2020

Fiction, fact and crows: How I wrote a zombie pandemic heist novel
Crime writer Russell Day explains how his new novel, King of the Crows, came to…

01 May 2020

Writing dystopian fiction…with a twist of hope
Kate A. Hardy, author of new dystopian novel Londonia, explains why she writes…

03 April 2020

Why your writing is more important now than ever
The way we, as writers, respond to the COVID-19 crisis can make a real…

31 March 2020

Top tips on writing humour
Advice on how to be a funny writer from Abigail Mann (shortlisted for the 2019…

17 January 2020

Crime writers share their top tips for new writers
Top writers share their crime writing advice

01 July 2019

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