Sunday, 12 October 2014

Writers & Artists newsletter

Had a lovely few days in the sunshine with my friend S in Spain, hope you did not miss my posts too much.

Here is the latest Writers and Artists newsletter, including details of a short story writing masterclass, for my followers to view:





Writing short stories masterclass


We’re delighted to announce bestselling author Kate Mosse and prolific creative writing tutor Greg Mosse will be joining us for a one-off Writing Short Stories masterclass on Thursday, 20th November. 
Whether you’re an experienced short story writer or you’re new to the genre, this two-hour seminar will challenge you to think differently about your writing and advise on how to craft a tightly-wound story your readers will immerse themselves in.
To reserve your place at this exciting evening of writing exercises and practical advice (covering everything from character development through to crafting a compelling plot) click here, or call us on 0207 631 5985.




Lucy Luck

"The best submissions are when the writing surprises me."

Lucy Luck shares expert advice and provides submission tips. Essential for writers looking to find a literary agent.




Self-pub short stories

"Get feedback on some previous publications before going it alone.”

An essential, practical guide to self-publishing short stories and poetry, from writer Barbara Scott Emmett.





Self-Publishing in the Digital Age


Remember, you can save £20 on your place at our Self-Publishing in the Digital Age conference (The Wellcome Collection, London, 29th November) by clicking here and entering the discount code SELFPUB20 on the checkout page.   




Jonathan Eyers

"If you ever find yourself researching windows, it's time to stop reading and start writing."

Jonathan Eyers’ debut novel, The Thieves of Pudding Lane, is set at the time of The Great Fire of London. Read his thoughts on the importance of research, characters and plot when writing historical fiction here.




Social media
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Social Media posts


Follow us, like us, tweet and re-pin – we hope to inspire, answer questions, provide competitions… and we’ll link you to our latest articles and events, too! .




And finally...


Yvonne and Linda


In articles exclusive to, Linda Newberry (left) and Yvonne Coppard (right) – the authors behind Writing Children’s Fiction: a Writers’ & Artists’ Companion – provide the sort of expert advice needed across the writing journey.
To read Linda’s article on keeping up morale (and why it's important to write because you love it), click here, while Yvonne discusses the importance of knowing your audience when writing children's fiction here.




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