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Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price from literary consultancy Cornerstones explain why writers need to learn to edit.
Short Story in a Weekend alumna and Mslexia Short Story Competition runner-up Kristen Loesch discusses how taking the course opened her eyes to the power of short fiction, and how what began as some respite from her novel became a prize-shortlisted and published story.
Police advisor to authors Graham Bartlett explores why it’s essential to get your police procedure right in your fiction, and how to nail it down.
We speak to writer and police advisor to authors Graham Bartlett about how to make the most of your crime research so that your fiction could stand up in court.
We’ve spoken to some of our favourite authors about if they plan their novels, and what advice they have for writers starting out.
Author Ayisha Malik explains how she creates engaging characters, the process of getting published and gives tips to budding authors.
Retired police officer and author advisor Graham Bartlett explores why you should bother getting your facts right when writing crime fiction.
Retired police officer turned crime advisor to authors Graham Bartlett explains how important it is to include the senses in crime fiction.
Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing tutor Anne Taylor how writing can preserve our wellbeing, and announces her appearance at the free online Stay-at-Home! festival.
With the help of Lucy Cripps’ book Actually, the Comma Goes Here, Mo Harber-Lamond explores how to use a style guide and 4 common mistakes people make.
Author of The Problem with Goats and Sheep and Faber Academy alumna Joanna Cannon explores how an online course set her up for getting published.