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Sharna Jackson: Game Changer

The Writer. Curator and Artistic Director speaks to Write On!’s Juneha Chowdhury about writing for children, the importance of being visible, and why the Mystery genre is so appealing. On a bleak and chilly morning, there's nothing like a good interview to warm things up. With pen and notebook in hand, ...

Saturday Spotlight: New Book Releases November

By Claire Buss, Deputy Editor, Write On!  At Write On! and Pen to Print we want to help connect authors and readers, so we've created a Spotlight page every Saturday, showcasing some of the exciting new reads available. The list has been curated by Lisa Roullier and myself, based on books ...

Friday Feature: With A Little Help From Our Friends

Authors Katharine Johnson (Katy), G D Harper (Glyn) and Helen Matthews talk to Write On! about ways authors can find more readers by supporting each other, and how they came together to form the 'Noir Collective'. (Authors pictured in featured image) Imagine it’s publication day. Perhaps for your debut novel. You want ...
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Showcase: Who We Are + Baba Marta

As the UK's second lockdown continues, we open this week's Showcase with a timely and powerful poem by Zoe Neirizi. It begins with the all-too-familiar description of everyday life during the era of the coronavirus, challenging us to compare our lives now with 'before'. But as the poem progresses, we ...

Writer Of The Month: Patsy Middleton

By Juneha Chowdhury Our writer of the month is novelist and poet Patsy Middleton. Patsy was a finalist in the Pen to Print Book Challenge 2015 and 2016 with her debut novel, Colonel Erdington’s Daughter. Apart from writing historical fiction, Patsy also writes sketches, adaptions of plays, and lots of thought-provoking poetry. ...

Write On! Interview: As A Photographer… Lucy Lawson

Write On!'s Lynda Shepherd interviews photographer Lucy Lawson. Photo credit: Frances Foster Lucy is a family and lifestyle photographer based in Essex.  Her work has been published in online and hardback magazines in the UK and Australia. LS: What field of photography do you specialise in? LL: I am a family and lifestyle ...

Friday Feature: The Guilty Writer

By Claire Buss Hello, my name is Claire and I’m a guilty writer. Don’t get me wrong, I love writing and I still can’t get over the fact that other people enjoy reading my books. But the process of writing itself is not always a smooth path. Let me explain. Getting Up ...
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Showcase: Passport To Live

I spoiled you with three entries last week, so just the one entry today—but it's a long one and a compelling and titillating read! The Book Challenge is Pen to Print's premier competition for authors. Selected entrants are rewarded with a mentorship to help them write and develop a novel over ...