Jan 12 2015

Creative Future Recruiting New Board Members

Creative Future are currently recruiting Board members. We're for passionate individuals to join our Board and oversee Creative Future’s development into one of the UK’s leading organisations for marginalised artists and writers. Creative Future can make a real ...
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Jan 12 2015

10 Questions To Find Your Unique Voice

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but in the literature world originality is everything. So how do you find your unique voice? Click here to read the full article at The Write Practice Photo ...
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Jan 12 2015

Ten Hot Tips for Aspiring Poets

This list of ten tips to improve your poetry was compiled from the advice of famous writers.Our favourite? Number four. Definitely. Click here to read the full article at Blue Positive Photo by woodleywonderworks
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Jan 12 2015

12 “Purrfect” Things Writers Can Learn From Cats

We have included this article because the sound and sagacious advice it includes, and not at all because it features small furry animals.Oh, who are we kidding? Click here to read the full article at Writer's ...
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Jan 12 2015

Top 10 Writing Mistakes Editors See Every Day

Dr. Stephen Carver lists ten common mistakes when writing. We've all made these mistakes, but this list is a good place to start to make sure you're writing is ready for submission. Click here to read ...
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Jan 12 2015

An Interview with Jackie Kay

In this lovely multi-part interview, one of our favourite writers Jackie Kay says 'poetry gives voice to the voiceless'. We couldn't agree more. Click here to watch the video at the Poetry Archive Photo by University of ...
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Jan 5 2015

The 7 Deadly Sins of Self Editing

Want to make sure that your writing is heavenly? Then check yourself against this list of the 7 deadly sins of self editing and learn the ways in which we can repent. Read the full article at Writer's ...
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Jan 5 2015

An Interview with Carol Ann Duffy

A bit of inspiration from current Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy. In this short interview she discusses everything from why she writes, her identity as a feminist poet, and the point of poetry in general. Click ...
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Jan 5 2015

7 Questions That Will Transform Your Writing in the New Year

Have you made your New Year's resolution yet? One of them should surely be to enter our 2015 Literary Awards competition. The other should be to read this article. Click here to read the full article ...
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Jan 5 2015

Reading a Poem: 20 Strategies

Hey, with all of this great advice about how to write better poetry, we've completely skipped over the fact that the act of reading poetry can be intimidating for a lot of people. So here's a great ...
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Jan 5 2015

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits and Literary Productivity

Is anyone else struggling with their alarms post-holidays? Check out this analysis of famous writers by wakeup time. Ray Bradbury has made us think we all deserve a lie in.   Click here to read the full article ...
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Dec 29 2014

Six Top Tips for Writers

Top tips from award winning short story writer Adam Marek, as seen on the excellent Word Factory website. We especially like the tip about listening to audiobooks to get an ear for good writing! Click here ...
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