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Short Story Masterclass… with Joseph O’Connor

November 19th 2012

MASTERCLASS PODCAST: In the second of our Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Joseph O’Connor talks about super-charging language, the taxi meter in readers’ heads, and how to know when your writing isn’t as good as it should be.

Short Story Masterclass… with Sarah Hall

October 17th 2012

MASTERCLASS PODCAST: In the first of our Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Steve Wasserman talks to award-winning author Sarah Hall about killer stories and the sexiness of the short story form.

Exercise: Pick and Mix

August 29th 2012

Creative writing prompts are a great way to get the juices flowing when faced with that most terrifying of sights: the blank page.’ RIN SIMPSON

Praiseworthy or Just Pointless?

July 4th 2012

NICHOLAS ROYLE wonders if writing aids such as the ‘Write or Die’ app are really beneficial or if they just lead to more Pointless Writing.

The Debate — Redrafting

May 16th 2011

In the first of a new series of features on topical debates, LOREE WESTRON tackles the issue of redrafting and invites readers to join the discussion…

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