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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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Writing Prompt #2: Unexpected Messages

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our regular writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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Writer’s Guide to Christmas Gift Giving

Give some inspired gifts this year by drawing on your writing skills and reading knowledge with a little help from our gift guide for writers.

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Writing Prompt #1: The Crying Baby

Need a little inspiration to get writing? Our bi-weekly writing prompt could get you off to a good start.

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Steve Cole: 5 Ways to Avoid Disaster During an Author Event

Steven Cole, guest at our recent Schools Lab, shares some excellent tips for authors and creators who want to ensure a smooth event

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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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5 Things to Remember when Writing for Children

Want to write children's books that inspire and excite your readers? Author Alan Dapré has some great advice for getting started.

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Five Ways to Make the Most of a Manuscript Assessment

A manuscript assessment could give your writing a sharper edge, but is it what you need right now? Literary consulatant Sam Boyce has top tips for making the most of the experience

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Doing Digital: Best Apps for Getting New Writing Started

The thought of starting a big new writing project can be enough to make you want to hide your head under the duvet. Fear not! We have some handy apps to help get your writing going.

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5 Ingredients for an Awesome School Visit

Are you an author looking to add more awesome to your school visits? P. M. Freestone shares some of the invaluable advice she learned on our recent Schools Lab.

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