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A no-fluff guide to making college affordable

Luke Arnce

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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 - Passionate Plots

A Brief Guide to Writing Erotic Stories and Scenes

Kelly Palmer

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How to Improve Your Chances of Winning a Short Story Competition by Susan Johnson Nov 27 2017

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Creative Pathways for Writers – the 10 Secret Steps by Suzanne Ruthven Oct 30 2017

  There are more ideas locked away in your unconscious mind than you could ever write about in a whole lifetime – but how can they influence your creative writing. The secret is finding th...

First Appearances by Nicolas Corder Sep 29 2017

One of the hardest decisions a writer has to make is how much physical description to give about a character before the reader sees them in action. Does the reader need to know about height, hair or e...

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...