April 2016

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In our jam-packed April issue:

One of our biggest issues of the year, the April Competition Supplement, with detailed listings of competitions throughout the rest of 2016, plus a sneak peek at the WM competition programme.

Star interview with TV writer Sally Wainwright, creator of Happy Valley and Last Tango

Commemorating the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth and the launch of a special Brontë-themed short story competition.

• Featured authors include new author Ayisha Malik, CJ Skuse on her writing day, and HG Wells’ whose writing goes Under the Microscope.

How to win writing competitions

• Why, and how, you update the writer’s go-to grammar guide, the classic Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

• Article writing back to basics, how to structure an article

Short stories masterclass – we explore some classics to illustrate techniques of flashback

• Crime: what defines modern crime writing?

Children's: how to write fantasy for children