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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

Unlock Your Creativity

a 21-day sensory workout for writers

Sue Johnson
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At the Edges of Historical Fiction by Autumn Barlow Feb 15 2017

It’s easy to define “historical fiction” – it has a setting in the past. That might be eighty years ago, or eight hundred, or more. Within that, there are subdivisions. Stirring military fi...

The Lifestyle Writer – How to write for the Home and Family Market by Sarah Beth Watkins Jan 30 2017

Look around you. What does your life contain? Home, family, children, grandchildren, eating out, good health, holidays abroad? Or maybe it’s not so sunny and your life includes relationship issues, ...

Creating Characters by Jane Bailey Bain Jan 18 2017

Archetypal features make your characters more convincing So you’ve got an idea for a story. The plot is watertight, the dialogue flows well. Now you just need to work on the characters. Are they ...

Writing for Country, Regional & Rural Publications by Suzanne Ruthven Dec 30 2016

Most people enjoy reading about countryside, regional or rural affairs, and whereas women are acknowledged to be the readers of the majority of mainstream weekly and monthly publications, country maga...

Food For Thought by Simon Whaley Dec 16 2016

If we are what we eat, could our choice of food make us more positively productive writers? Simon Whaley digests the evidence. Need to add 3000 words to your novel today? Think sausage, bacon and ...

There's Still Gold in Them There Hills by Nik Morton Nov 29 2016

Writing as Ross Morton, Nik Morton has five western novels published: Death at Bethesda Falls, Last Chance Saloon, The $300 Man, Blind Justice at Wedlock and Old Guns. He’s the editor of A Fistful o...

Backbone of Your Children’s Novel by Maria Moloney Nov 15 2016

The Plot When reading my own first fantasy novel for children, I doubt anyone would realize just how much time I put into the research and plot before I even began to write. A good six months initi...