Writing poetry

How to write poetry - hints, tips & advice from the experts at Writing Magazine

Think about the good times in this week's creative writing exercise – then write a version where it all goes wrong ...

10/11/2017

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Top poets from the Words that Burn project, including Keith Jarrett, talk about protest poems and using your words ...

25/10/2017

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Use a memory of a house where you've lived as a building block for a new piece of writing in this week's 15-minute ...

22/09/2017

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Be inspired by the colours of the rainbow to create a new piece of creative writing in this 15-minute exercise ...

14/09/2017

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Are you guilty of crimes against the English language? Avoid spoiling your writing with these horrible phrases by ...

07/04/2017

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Ahead of his appearance in our August issue star interview, find out more about Kei Miller and watch him reading ...

05/07/2016

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Literary agents receive hundreds of submissions from writers each week. To help make yours stand out from the ...

22/01/2016

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Listen to Amitav Ghosh discussing the truth and fiction behind his writing, ahead of our star interview in ...

23/07/2015

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How to use your life experiences in your writing: top tips from Writing Magazine Creative Writing course tutor ...

23/07/2015

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Read, or listen to, the opening of The Truth According to Us, by Annie Barrows - our star interview for August.

23/06/2015

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Read four of the most celebrated short stories ever written

23/06/2015

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Read our top tips on how to write for children with our course tutor Stephanie Baudet ...

23/06/2015

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