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Luke Arnce

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Glynis Scrivens

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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

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a 21-day sensory workout for writers

Sue Johnson
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How to Write a Synopsis by Suzanne Ruthven Aug 31 2017

It’s often said by writers that it’s harder to write a synopsis than it is to write a complete book. This is because the synopsis must encapsulate an entire story in order for a publisher or age...

Grammar Tips Aug 16 2017

Copyeditors often come across commonly confused words. These can be because the author is genuinely confused or sometimes because of typing errors and they have been missed in the final edit. So be aw...

Writing in the Flow by Melissa Unger Aug 16 2017

Writing in the Flow by Melissa Unger In September of 2004, while on a walk around Paris, a single sentence popped into my head: Peter never ate. Insistent, it kept coming back again and again, in a...

Voice and Point of View by Carolyn Mathews Jul 29 2017

So you're sitting at your desk planning your novel. You know roughly what happens at the beginning and end and you'll cross the bridge spanning the middle when the time comes. You know the sex, age an...

Choose your definition by Marie Yates Jul 15 2017

Working with young, and not-so-young people who have experienced the worst that life has to throw at them continues to take me on a fascinating journey. Learning from people who have quite literally t...

Who is Tripping you up? Meeting your inner Figures by Judy Hall Jun 28 2017

Your creativity may well be affected by a figure that lives inside you and of whom you are probably not even aware – except when you hear its nagging voice and feel its fearful vibes. An inner sabot...

Desiring Dragons – Defining Fantasy by Kevan Manwaring Jun 12 2017

‘This is a regrettably true tale such as no correct thinking person ought to regard seriously.’ James Branch Cabell   To define something as nebulous as Fantasy is to perhaps attempt an ...