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Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price from literary consultancy Cornerstones explain why writers need to learn to edit.
We asked authors Sarah Hilary, Heidi Rice, Irenosen Okojie and Paul Kingsnorth about their attitudes towards plotting and planning their work.
For writers first dipping their toes into the world of publication, there’s often one big question that’s asked before anything else: should I self-publish my novel? Author Lee Weatherly explores the pros and cons of self-publishing.
Bestselling romance author Heidi Rice explores her experience with short stories and how they can be useful to romantic fiction writers.
PWA course director Victoria Field interviews William Sieghart about his poetry prescriptions and the ability of poetry to renew the human spirit.
Tom Bromley caught up with former Writing Crime Fiction student Jo Furniss to find out more about her approach to writing, and how the online writing course helped her discover the character who became central to her new novel.
Author and PWA tutor Tom Bromley explores the creation of engaging characters, discussing how to create unique voices and whether they have to be likeable.
Writing.ie founder and crime fiction author Sam Blake offers advice on research, pace and how to escape plot corners you’ve written yourself into.
Caroline Ambrose spoke to our Faber Academy alumni about the award selection process, what kind of writing does well and problems to look out for when writing your novel.
Authors Heidi Rice and Julia Crouch and share what they learnt from NaNoWriMo, how it improved their writing and some tips for those looking to take part.
The paralysing fear that is a major part of writer’s block is common any point in the creative writing process. Face it head on and you can get past it to finish your novel according to experienced author and writing tutor Lee Weatherly.