Scholarship Game, The

A no-fluff guide to making college affordable

Luke Arnce

Compass Points - Edit is a Four-Letter Word

How to create the best first impression

Glynis Scrivens

Fiction - The Art and the Craft

How Fiction is Written and How to Write it

Colin Bulman

Compass Points: Building Your Story

A guide to structure and plot

Kelly Palmer

Be a Travel Writer, Live your Dreams, Sell your Features

Travel Writing Step by Step

Solange Hando

Desiring Dragons

Creativity, imagination and the Writer's Quest

Kevan Manwaring

Compass Points - Photography for Writers

Using photos to sell more of your words

Simon Whaley


I have been an indie author of adult and children's ebooks since November 2011, have published eleven short ebooks/stories, and in that time I have realised that the best way to be found as an author ...

Reviewing the Situation by Suzanne Ruthven Apr 30 2017

Suzanne Ruthven, author, commissioning editor, tutor, publisher, ghostwriter ... but not a literary critic. “Reviewing has one advantage over suicide: in suicide you take it out on yourself; in r...

Online Marketing for Authors by Susie Kearley Apr 18 2017

Every serious writer needs a website to showcase their work. If you don’t already have one, there are many free sites offering you the tools to build your own, and get your own URL, often free of ch...

Gossip and Fiction by Colin Bullman Mar 30 2017

There are many good reasons for reading D H Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and one of the less recognised reasons is for the comments Lawrence makes about the writing of fiction and characteri...

The Scholarship Game - A no-fluff guide to making college affordable by Luke Arnce Mar 14 2017

1. Getting Started When you mix hormone-addled teenage minds and major life decisions, the result is usually less than satisfactory. Unfortunately, these are the conditions present when you are for...

Brain Workout – The Fifteen Minute Game Feb 27 2017

Sit in a café or shopping centre and focus on a pair of shoes. They may be in a shop window or on somebody’s feet. For five minutes write about those shoes. Don’t censor what you write or cross a...

The Big World of Travel Features by Solange Hando Feb 27 2017

Guess how many English magazines are published around the world? Millions every year, with an average of 2600 copies sold every minute in the UK, according to industry data, spread across a huge range...