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A Really Useful Article

March 17th, 2014

Do you blog? If you do, great – keep it up. If you don’t, my first question is why on earth not? Blogging is a simple way to inform people about your writing, what you’ve had published, what’s due out soon and anything else you fancy telling them. Read the rest of this entry »




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For the Love of Poetry

March 14th, 2014

I was delighted to learn that Edge was a winner in the recent Writers Bureau poetry competition as this comes hot on the heels of an Earlyworks Press first prize, and the publication of four of my poems in their recent poetry anthology Sharp as Lemons. Read the rest of this entry »




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Is Distance Learning Right For You?

March 12th, 2014

After World Book Day last week, we had a spike in the number of people enrolling on our Comprehensive Creative Writing Course. But this is not the only time it happens. Not surprisingly, spikes also happen at Christmas (most of which are gifts for very lucky people who’ve probably been hinting like mad for months) and at New Year – I guess because people make resolutions to do something new. But, what kind of people are attracted to distance learning courses? Read the rest of this entry »




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Get the Photos Right!

March 10th, 2014

You may think it’s not that important to offer good quality photos, or any photos at all for that matter, along with your articles, but you’d be wrong! It is a fact that writers can quadruple – yes, you heard right! – quadruple their chances of publication by submitting photos with their work. But wait, there’s more. You also have the chance of doubling the fee you’re paid too! How good is that? And, with today’s digital cameras and phones, anyone can learn how to take great photos easily and quickly. Below are some tips for getting the most out of your photos: Read the rest of this entry »




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Creative Writing Courses – Join the Debate

March 7th, 2014

First, thanks to Martin Read, winner of our 2014 Student of the Year Award for last Friday’s post. I think it backs up the point we make so strongly in the course material – to succeed you need to do your market research properly and then tailor your ideas to what editors want. Read the rest of this entry »




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