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Writing Magazine

Apr 01 2021
Magazine

The saying goes that “everyone has a story in them” and it’s the mission of Writing Magazine to help you get yours out. Brought to you by real experts who know what it takes to improve your writing or get published, this monthly magazine is a must-have for all writers. Whether you write fiction, poetry, drama, children’s books, non-fiction or anything else, each issue features tips, practical exercises and real-life advice, that will not only help you get all that creativity onto the paper but also, get your name and profile out into the industry. With writing masterclasses from professionals, industry news, events listings, competitions where you can submit your work for fantastic prizes and real paid writing opportunities, Writing Magazine has everything you need to hone and improve your talents.

WELCOME

The world of writing • Overdue books, a long-running dispute, surprise meetings and Mr Men minting it – all the latest from the wonderful world of writing

Writing Magazine

STAR LETTER

WRITERS’ VOICE • Martin Reed of the Society of Authors urges utmost caution if you’re considering paying to publish

REACHING OUT TENTACLES • As Jeff Bezos hightails it from Amazon, Piers Blofeld ponders on what its next phase holds for independent authors

Dealing with DIFFICULTY • Caroline Butterwick offers insights into best practices when it comes to writing about difficult experiences

The way to a win • What are the chances of winning a writing prize? And how do you increase your chances? Janet Rogers goes behind the scenes and finds out

LEARNING FROM LOCKDOWN • Crime bestseller Peter May explains how he found inspiration close to home for his latest novel.

Is my age an issue? • Helen Corner-Bryant reassures a writer worried that their age is against them

Editorial calendar • Strong forward planning will greatly improve your chances with freelance submissions. Here are some themes to consider for the coming months.

Opening chapters • Amy Sparkes is delighted with the results of WM’s first Chapter Book Prize 2020, and talks to the top three winners

Helen Fisher • The debut novelist was about to give up – and then she decided to give it one more go

Do your own thing • Consider what’s the best publishing route for you and your books, urges Adrian Magson

Spirit short story competition

How Tina Turner turned it round for Doreen

Going home

BOOK TO THE FUTURE • Thinking of going it alone? You’re in good company as DJ Bowman-Smith offers a brief history of independent publishing

TIMELINE OF MODERN INDIE PUBLISHING INNOVATIONS

SELF-PUBLISHING PIONEERS

CATHY BRAMLEY • The bestselling chicklit novelist shares her five favourite reads

Your writing critiqued • Author and lecturer James McCreet applies his forensic criticism to a reader’s first 300 words

In summary

Pro – or anti? • Do what’s right for your book, Jane Wenham Jones advises a reader worrying about the prologue she’s written for her novel

Under the covers Debut version 2.0 • Gillian Harvey is all set for her next outing

Let’s get physical • Give your writing group members a creative writing workout with these exercises from Julie Phillips

CIRCLES’ ROUNDUP • If your writing group would like to feature here, whether you need new members, have an event to publicise or to suggest tips for other groups, email Tina Jackson tjackson@warnersgroup.co.uk

SUBSCRIBER NEWS

Limited edition

Stone’s throw

Bloody footsteps

Fantasy fulfilled

Poems and prayers

Looking in lockdown

Horror coming through

SUBSCRIBE TODAY AND RECEIVE FREE ACCESS TO THE WRITER’S APP

Keeping the...


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The saying goes that “everyone has a story in them” and it’s the mission of Writing Magazine to help you get yours out. Brought to you by real experts who know what it takes to improve your writing or get published, this monthly magazine is a must-have for all writers. Whether you write fiction, poetry, drama, children’s books, non-fiction or anything else, each issue features tips, practical exercises and real-life advice, that will not only help you get all that creativity onto the paper but also, get your name and profile out into the industry. With writing masterclasses from professionals, industry news, events listings, competitions where you can submit your work for fantastic prizes and real paid writing opportunities, Writing Magazine has everything you need to hone and improve your talents.

WELCOME

The world of writing • Overdue books, a long-running dispute, surprise meetings and Mr Men minting it – all the latest from the wonderful world of writing

Writing Magazine

STAR LETTER

WRITERS’ VOICE • Martin Reed of the Society of Authors urges utmost caution if you’re considering paying to publish

REACHING OUT TENTACLES • As Jeff Bezos hightails it from Amazon, Piers Blofeld ponders on what its next phase holds for independent authors

Dealing with DIFFICULTY • Caroline Butterwick offers insights into best practices when it comes to writing about difficult experiences

The way to a win • What are the chances of winning a writing prize? And how do you increase your chances? Janet Rogers goes behind the scenes and finds out

LEARNING FROM LOCKDOWN • Crime bestseller Peter May explains how he found inspiration close to home for his latest novel.

Is my age an issue? • Helen Corner-Bryant reassures a writer worried that their age is against them

Editorial calendar • Strong forward planning will greatly improve your chances with freelance submissions. Here are some themes to consider for the coming months.

Opening chapters • Amy Sparkes is delighted with the results of WM’s first Chapter Book Prize 2020, and talks to the top three winners

Helen Fisher • The debut novelist was about to give up – and then she decided to give it one more go

Do your own thing • Consider what’s the best publishing route for you and your books, urges Adrian Magson

Spirit short story competition

How Tina Turner turned it round for Doreen

Going home

BOOK TO THE FUTURE • Thinking of going it alone? You’re in good company as DJ Bowman-Smith offers a brief history of independent publishing

TIMELINE OF MODERN INDIE PUBLISHING INNOVATIONS

SELF-PUBLISHING PIONEERS

CATHY BRAMLEY • The bestselling chicklit novelist shares her five favourite reads

Your writing critiqued • Author and lecturer James McCreet applies his forensic criticism to a reader’s first 300 words

In summary

Pro – or anti? • Do what’s right for your book, Jane Wenham Jones advises a reader worrying about the prologue she’s written for her novel

Under the covers Debut version 2.0 • Gillian Harvey is all set for her next outing

Let’s get physical • Give your writing group members a creative writing workout with these exercises from Julie Phillips

CIRCLES’ ROUNDUP • If your writing group would like to feature here, whether you need new members, have an event to publicise or to suggest tips for other groups, email Tina Jackson tjackson@warnersgroup.co.uk

SUBSCRIBER NEWS

Limited edition

Stone’s throw

Bloody footsteps

Fantasy fulfilled

Poems and prayers

Looking in lockdown

Horror coming through

SUBSCRIBE TODAY AND RECEIVE FREE ACCESS TO THE WRITER’S APP

Keeping the...


Expand title description text
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