Blog Posts tagged: writing

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Five Ways to Stay Focused on Your Writing over the Holidays

There's no need to write off the whole of the holidays: stay sharp with our tips for keeping your head in the writing game.

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RLS Fellowship: David Bishop on Applying with an Open Mind

Award-winning screenwriter and author David Bishop thought writers like him couldn't win a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. Luckily, he applied anyway and loved every moment of the experience.

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Nourish - last chance to submit your story!

With only a week left to submit your writing, now is the time to put pen to paper and tell us what nourishes you!

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Sarah Mussi

Sarah Mussi's Top Tips for Writing Fantasy

Award-winning author Sarah Mussi is back with Here Be Witches, the second book in the Snowdonia Chronicles. In this blog post, she offers her top tips for creating fantasy worlds and characters.

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Five Ways Improv Can Make You a Better Writer

Writer and performer Louise Boyd takes a look at the lessons writers can learn from improv.

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The Writers’ Guide to Staying Sane Over Christmas

Christmas can be a tough time of year, especially when you spend the whole holiday feeling as though you should be writing. Stay chilled with our short guide to looking after yourself during the festive period.

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Where I Write: Sarah Urwin Jones

New Writers Awardee Sarah Urwin Jones reveals how, where and when she manages to carve out some writing time for herself.

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Malachy Tallack

The Magic of an Island by Malachy Tallack

During his stay in Grez-sur-Loing as part of his Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, Malachy Tallack contemplated the origins of Treasure Island.

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Five Things I’ve Learned About Being a Less-Than-Published Writer

Writing can be a tough business, especially when you're starting out. Discover five handy hints for writers who haven't yet been published but who live in hope they will be one day.

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Writer Karyn Dougan

Writing Under the "Black Cloud"

Writer Karyn Dougan discusses the challenges and potential benefits of writing about – and with – mental health conditions.

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