Opportunities for Writers in the UK

You've written something you're really proud of, and now it's just sitting there on a word document, hidden away on your computer. What's next? There are a bunch of opportunities in the UK for you to send your work to, whether it is a writing competition, a magazine, anthology or radio station. It's a great … Continue reading Opportunities for Writers in the UK

Top 3 Books to Read About Writing

I think I speak for a lot of writers when I say if there's one thing we might love more than writing, it's reading. And something I love reading about? Writing. I've read a few books about writing over the years. Some of them were verging on boring, but others were really inspiring and helpful, … Continue reading Top 3 Books to Read About Writing

Event Spotlight: Self Publishing – How to Promote your Book with Justin Newland

Picture: Mark Atherton Last weekend we were joined by Justin Newland in a workshop all about book promotion, marketing and self-publishing. Justin shared a wealth of practical tips covering everything from creating a quality product and putting on a book launch event, to getting the word out through media coverage and self-promotion. A great group … Continue reading Event Spotlight: Self Publishing – How to Promote your Book with Justin Newland

5 Ways to Improve your Writing

1. Write Something Everyday Whether its a reflection on your day, a description of someone you saw walking down the street, or even a fantasy shopping list - writing is like a muscle. The more you do it, the better you'll get. 2. Read More It can be easy to get swept up with everyday … Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve your Writing