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Back Issues of E-zee Writer

Your FREE cyber guide to the world of writing!

 

June 2013

This month we have advice from a new expert, Margaret Adams, on Google Author Rankings, Ten Top Tips is about protecting yourself online, Useful Websites covers, freelancing, story writing and the dreaded grammar and Inspiration is as inspiring as I can make it!

May 2013

This month we have expert advice from tutor Nicki Taylor on how to create convincing dialogue, Ten Top Tips is all about making money from your travels, Useful Websites shows you where to get your work peer reviewed and, as always, there’s a little Inspiration for you too!

April 2013

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on how to connect with other writers using conferences. Ten Top Tips covers how to create a sense of place in your writing, student successes are as pleasing as ever. Inspiration does its job and Useful Websites covers the tricky world of online profiles.

March 2013

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on how to get six articles from just one idea and Ten Top Tips will help you find the ideas used for the six articles. There are loads of Student Successes to give you an incentive to keep trying and Useful Websites is all about citizen journalism.

February 2013

This month we have expert advice from Nicki Taylor on getting your novel published, Ten Top Tips helps you create convincing dialogue. There are loads of Student Successes to give you an incentive to keep trying and Useful Websites is a bit of fun.

January 2013

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on the importance of a great beginning, Ten Top Tips looks at author websites and making them work for you. Student Successes are great, Inspiration is inspiring and Useful Websites are, well, really useful!

December 2012

This month we have expert advice from Nicki Taylor on how to find your writer’s voice, Ten Top Tips covers the often overlooked market of reader’s letters, Student Stories are numerous and brilliant, Useful Websites helps with self-publishing and Inspiration will, I hope, give you something to think about.

November 2012

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on how to collate data, Ten Top Tips covers exercising your writing muscles and Student Successes is a corker. Useful Websites looks at sites that provide free access to books and Inspiration is, hopefully, inspirational!

October 2012

This month we have expert advice from Esther Newton on the importance of having a Plan B. Plus there are Ten Top Tips on how to create the perfect writing environment, Student Stories to show you what you can achieve, Inspiration to give you something to write about and Useful Websites to help with your research.

September 2012

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on how to deal with pushy PR people, our wonderful forum posters provide the success stories and Ten Top Tips shows you how to edit your writing. Useful Websites is all about helping others and Inspiration is, I hope, inspiring.

August 2012

This month we have expert advice from Esther Newton on creating atmosphere in fiction, Ten Top Tips shows you how to write the perfect poem, Useful Websites features space themed inspiration, a market research tool and a place to chat.

July 2012

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on averting disaster, Ten Top Tips looks at entering poetry competitions and you’ll be amazed by the success our students are having. Useful websites has five great sites for research.

June 2012

This month we have expert advice from Heather Cooke on how to set the scene, Ten Top Tips is the best advice you can get i.e. from highly successful writers. Useful websites has one to help you get things done, another to help you access publications online for free and three to help you stay motivated. And, inspiration lives up to its name.

May 2012

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on how to add value to your articles with photos, Ten Top Tips shows you how to write travel pieces – handy as we get into the holiday season, and something to go with your great looking pictures. Student Successes are just fabulous and Useful Websites helps you find work.

April 2012

This month we have expert advice from Vanessa Couchman on getting the most out of your precious interview time. Ten Top Tips covers getting an online presence to improve your profit, profile and sales. Useful Websites is for the festival lovers amongst you, plus have a nosey around our tutors’ websites. There are some fabulous Student Successes and Inspiration does the job, as usual.

March 2012

This month we have expert advice from Esther Newton who reveals her ideas for finding inspiration, Ten Top Tips continues this theme using anniversaries. Useful Websites looks at the wonderful world of webcams and hopefully you’ll find some inspiration too.

February 2012

This month we have expert advice from Lorraine Mace on what to watch out for when applying for freelance jobs, Ten Top Tips covers how to avoid annoying an editor, Useful Websites covers blogs and how they can help you and Inspiration is a pretty self-explanatory section.

January 2012

This month we have expert advice from Heather Cooke on turning two dimensional characters into flesh. Ten Top Tips is about fitting writing into your daily life. Student Successes show you what you can achieve if you really try and inspiration is full of interesting stuff.

December 2011

This month we have expert advice, and secrets from Simon Whaley on how to get paid twice for your work, Ten Top Tips focuses on adding value to your work with photographs, which is echoed in Useful Websites. Student Successes are as uplifting as usual and, if you’re stuck for ideas, see Inspiration.

November 2011

This month we have expert advice from Esther Newton on researching markets, Ten Top Tips covers writing erotica, Useful websites is as useful as ever and there’s a healthy portion of student success too.

October 2011

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on naming characters, Ten Top Tips advises on how to create the perfect poetry competition entry. Useful Websites features one for research, one to help you write poems and, in keeping with Simon’s articles, one to help generate character names. Plus, there’s inspiration as usual.

September 2011

This month we have expert advice from Lorraine Mace on how to promote yourself on the radio, Ten Top Tips advises on how to create a cracking short story opening, Useful Websites are really useful and there’s inspiration as usual.

August 2011

This month we have expert advice from Esther Newton on making your true-life tale stand out, Ten Top Tips advises on twists to avoid and Useful Websites is as useful as ever.

July 2011

This month we have expert advice from Lorraine Mace on how to pitch the perfect non-fiction proposal, Ten Top Tips looks at some of the more common English errors, Successes will leave you feeling ready to tackle anything and Useful Websites has an extra treat.

June 2011

This month we have expert advice from Vanessa Couchman on when and how to follow up query letters. You can also earn your share of the Readers’ Tips market by following our Ten Top Tips. Sue Steel’s success story is a cracker and useful websites are as useful as ever.

May 2011

This month we have expert advice from Esther Newton on how to create sizzling story ideas, Ten Top Tips covers those pesky query letters and useful websites helps you read more, find useful organisations and carry out research.

April 2011

This month we have expert advice from Heather Cooke on repetition and its effect on your writing. Our forums provide the success stories, and what a nice crop they are too. Ten Top Tips covers making your website work for you and Useful Websites is all about research with three great sites to visit.

March 2011

This month we have expert advice on writing short stories from experienced tutor Lorraine Mace, success stories from our forums, Ten Top Tips helps you find new ideas and Useful Websites is, as always, really useful.

February 2011

This month we have expert advice from Vanessa on writing book reviews, Ten Top Tips looks at creating the perfect author talk and Student Successes, Inspiration and Useful Websites are, as ever, a source of boundless encouragement.

January 2011

This month we have a great article on dealing with rejections from Simon Whaley, Top Ten Tips will help you keep safe on the Internet and Useful Websites is as useful as ever!

December 2010

This month we have a rather different Expert Advice from Heather Cooke – you’ll see what I mean, Ten Top Tips covers writing for women’s weeklies and Useful Websites is all about freebies and fun.

November 2010

This month we have Expert Advice from Simon Whaley on success with a series, Ten Top Tips covers how to create interesting characters, our Student Story should inspire those who don’t speak English as a first language and Useful Websites and Inspiration are, imho, as fascinating as usual!

October 2010

Expert Advice from Writers Bureau tutor Heather Cooke on how and when to use first person perspective, Ten Top Tips covers creating the perfect writing environment and Useful Websites and Inspiration, hopefully, do what they say.

September 2010

This month we have Expert Advice from Rob Innis who gives us his experiences of taking a chance and how to avoid repetition. Ten Top Tips helps you set up your online presence. Success Stories come courtesy of emails to tutors and Useful Websites and Inspiration hopefully do what their names suggest.

August 2010

This month we have Expert Advice from tutor Heather Cooke on giving publications what they really, really want, a great student success story, plus some success forum posts, Ten Top Tips on plotting a novel and the usual Inspiration, Useful Websites and End Note.

July 2010

This month we have details of an exciting new competition, expert research and resourcing tips from Lorraine Mace, Ten Tops Tips shows you how to prepare for and write travel articles, Student Success provides you with your monthly dose of motivation and the Useful Websites, End Note and Inspiration hopefully live up to their names

June 2010

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on how to structure writing for maximum success. Ten Top Tips looks at approaching an editor in the right way and Successes provides you with your monthly inspirational encouragement. The End Note and Useful Websites will, hopefully, be as useful as ever.

May 2010

This month we have expert advice from Rob Innis on how to ensure your work is stored safe and sound, Ten Top Tips advises on how to make your dialogue convincing. Useful websites helps in that area too as well as offering some markets and a research site. And hopefully, you’ll find some fun and something to inspire you in the end note.

April 2010

This month we have expert advice from Lorraine Mace on the wonderful world of how-to articles, Ten Top Tips shows you how to illustrate your work and the benefits it can bring – you’ll be shocked! Plus, we’ve the usual mix of inspiring student stories, events, inspiration and useful websites.

March 2010

This month we have expert opinion from tutor Janie Jackson on the art of slicing irrelevancies from your writing in Gentle Surgery. Ten Top Tips covers getting an agent and there’s the usual inspiration and useful websites.

February 2010

This month Simon Whaley shows us the value of media packs, Ten Top Tips covers reader’s letters, plus there are success stories and ideas to inspire.

January 2010

This January we have expert advice from Lorraine Mace on finding expert advice, Ten Top Tips covers writing eye-popping erotica and we also have the usual mix of success, useful websites and inspiration for the New Year.

December 2009

This month we have competition news, expert advice on working in collaboration with other writers, Ten Top Tips for promoting your non-fiction book, successes stories and ideas to inspire you plus the usual useful websites.

November 2009

This month we have a student forum special in the form of successes and tips from students, expert advice from Heather Cooke on how to generate ideas, Ten Tops Tips to help you with your poetry competition entries, plus the usual mix of inspiration and useful websites.

October 2009

This month’s expert advice from tutor Lesley Cryer covers the all important concept of Show Don’t Tell, Ten Top Tips shows you how to quadruple your chances of being published and double your fees, plus there’s the usual mix of student successes, useful websites and inspiration.

September 2009

This month we have expert advice from Simon Whaley on providing extra information for publishers; be inspired by our students' successes; find inspiration and something of use in useful websites, plus Ten Top Tips highlights how to make your website work for you.

August 2009

This month Lesley Cryer gives a realistic account of a writer's lot, Ten Top Tips covers how to present the perfect manuscript, plus student success stories, useful websites, a fantastic competition and inspiration for articles.

July 2009

This month there’s a double helping of expert advice, Ten Top Tips to help you generate new ideas, inspiring success stories and useful websites.

June 2009

This month learn how to write the perfect pitch with Simon Whaley, improve your characters with our Ten Top Tips, get motivated by the successes of other students and find something useful in Useful Websites.

May 2009

This month learn how to give different points of view, get that novel off the ground with our useful planning top tips, read about what other students are up to, see if you can find a use for the useful websites and be inspired.

April 2009

This month find out how to impress competition judges straight from the horse’s mouth and learn to make your writing environment as productive as possible in Ten Top Tips, plus writing events you can attend and useful websites to help you on your way in competitions.

March 2009

This month learn how to use your senses to improve your writing, get Top Tips on approaching an editor, find out about contributing to our new student Ezine 'Chapter and Verse', see if our Useful Websites really are of any use to you and be inspired!

 

February 2009

View the winners of our 20th Anniversary Award and Writer of the Year competitions, get sound advice on creating convincing dialogue in Top Tips, find out where to locate local history information in Useful Websites and learn how to profit from walking with Simon Whaley.

January 2009

Our New Year edition features expert advice on how to keep months ahead of the game using editorial calendars, 10 Top Tips on making your work more saleable by adding illustrations, plus the usual dose of inspiration and helpful websites.