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Showcase: Felix The Cat + Shine

A few weeks ago, I briefly mentioned the advantages of being in a writers' group and how it can help an author to be inspired and develop their talent. So, I am extremely proud to feature an extract of a project by Roy Merchant, a member of the 'Write Next ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: If Music Be The Food Of Love

By Eithne Cullen Our theme If music be the food of love... draws on a very well-known quotation from a Shakespeare play. It's the famous opening line from Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night and, like many Shakespeare quotations which have come into our everyday language, not everyone knows the meaning of the ...

The Ultimate First Line Competition

Win a copy of The Organised Writer by Antony Johnston Pen to Print’s First Line Generator is one of the things you like most about our website. So, we thought it was time to update, but with your input! Our friends at Bloomsbury Publishing are offering two copies of Antony Johnston’s The ...

Monday Moments: If Music Be The Food Of Love

Introduced by Holly King Music is a feast I enjoy every bite of. It elicits innate emotions, wordless reactions that spark the moment I hear the first few bars, swell as the introduction gives way and is heightened with poignant lyrics. Music can be found in the everyday, from onomatopoeia and alliteration ...

As A… Writer: Dr Donna Clovis

This week, Write On! interviews fantasy and historical fiction author Dr. Donna Clovis. Dr. Donna Clovis is the current 'Outstanding Book Award Winner' in 2019 and 2020 for NABJ for her books, Quantum Leaps In Princeton’s Place and Falling Bedrooms. She has an earned a doctorate from Teacher's College, Columbia University, ...

Friday Feature: Giving Up The Day Job

by Lucy Kaufman You know how they say, "Don’t give up the day-job"? Well, guess what? Today I gave up the day job. From now on, everything I do will be writing-related. Yes. I know. Scary, right? Stupid, even. To jack in a professional career, one I have invested over 20 ...

Thursday Connectors: Invisible Colours

by Farzana Hakim Hi everyone. It's Farzana here – your host for your weekly dose of ‘Thursday Connectors’. This week we’re investigating invisible colours. These are colours we don’t necessarily see, but certainly do feel. As writers, we are constantly having to rely on our senses to create depth and emotion ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Invisible Colours

By Eithne Cullen We’re venturing into the world of invisible colours this week, thinking about the ways the absence of colour can be applied to our thoughts and senses. Thinking about invisible colours led me to think about creativity. Where there is a space to fill, writers and artists find the ...