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Read our exclusive interview with Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman in issue 6.
Malorie Blackman talks about her path to publication, top writing tips – and the need for greater diversity in children’s books. Also features Lucy Coats, Kit Berry, Kate Wilson, Hilary Delamere, Steven Lenton, Nicola Morgan, Tom Evans and Suzanne Collier. find out more…
Length: 28pp / 16,500 words
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Science fiction and fantasy authors share their tips in issue 5.
Authors and experts Liesel Schwarz, Ben Galley, Matthew de Abaitua, Keith Mansfield, Alastair Horne, Anna Lewis, Nelle Andrew, Tom Evans and Suzanne Collier offer their insider advice in this issue. find out more…
Length: 24pp / 15,000 words
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Individual Back Issues
Want to know how to blog your way to a bestseller, write sex scenes, pick your way through an agency agreement or what qualities you need to be an indie author? Adele Parks, Danuta Kean, Nick Spalding, Talli Roland, Liz Fenwick, Mitzi Szereto and Orna Ross are among our bestselling authors and industry experts in this issue. more…
Length: 28pp / 16,000 words
Can you write a novel in a month? NaNoWriMo graduates share their tips in issue 3. Whether you’re doing NaNoWriMo this year, saving your writing marathon for another month – or against the whole idea – there’s something for you in this issue, including Elizabeth Haynes and Julia Crouch, Alison Baverstock and a 30-Day Writing Bootcamp. more…
Length: 24pp / 14,000 words
Issue 2 is all about having adventures – and writing about them! Who wouldn’t want to do that for a living? Carol Drinkwater offers tips for travel writing, Steven Lewis talks self-publishing, and Ben Hatch shares his social media success story. Sarah Such has advice on how to write a book proposal and John Purkiss shows us how to build an author brand. more…
Length: 24pp / 15,000 words
Issue 1 includes interviews with two bestselling crime writers: Wire in the Blood creator Val McDermid and self-published crime author Kerry Wilkinson. There’s social media advice on Pinterest, WordPress and Twitterfeed, writing advice from Tom Evans, careers advice from Suzanne Collier, and Kirsty McLachlan’s tips on how to get an agent. more…
Length: 20pp / 11,000 words