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Keep up to date with our latest news, discounts, competitions and events, and find out more about the world of writing in our exclusive interviews with authors, agents, publishers, editors, business and screenwriters.
Publishing director Helen Hart offers insight into conventional publishing and how you might benefit from retaining more control in a hybrid, professional self-publishing process.
Comedy Women in Print winner Faye Brann explains how her experiences in improv comedy gave her the confidence to pen her first novel.
Michael Lynes shares his experiences of publishing his first novel Blood Libel and learning how to promote himself online and find his readership.
Police Advisor Graham Bartlett explains when UK police carry firearms and how to write credible crime fiction without losing an ounce of the drama.
From Zoom book launches to online lit festivals – alumna Penny Batchelor tells us about her debut novel My Perfect Sister and her journey to publication in 2020.
Adam LeBor explains how you can revolutionise your online writing research and security by understanding Open Source Intelligence (OSINT).
Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing tutor Anne Taylor explains how writing can preserve our wellbeing.
Author AJ Campbell reveals how an online writing community gave her the confidence to write debut novel Leave Well Alone, which became an Amazon bestseller in 2020.
Author Caroline Smailes discusses how to tell when your novel is ready to send to agents, dealing with the publishing industry and writing interactive fiction.
Author and PWA tutor Susmita Bhattacharya explores why she enjoys short fiction, the link between writing and politics and who should beta-read your work.