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Friday Feature: Insane Productivity Hacks For Lazy People

Originally published by Maria Riegger on June 23, 2020 Today I’d like to share with you some fantastic tips from the book Insane Productivity for Lazy People by Andrii Sedniev. The main thing I love about this book is that it gives the reader practical tips that you can implement immediately. I’ve been using one of his ...

Write On! Issue 5: People Behind the Posts

Welcome to the fifth of our digital pull out pages, drawn from Write On! 5. Today's page is all about the people behind the posts. As we continue to face the repercussions of lockdown, issue 5 remains digital. You can see the full magazine here. Our new season starts on Wednesday 29th July. ...

Friday Feature: Fear And Bigotry

Dear Ms. Rowling: You probably don’t want to hear my opinion. After all, who am I? Just another writer, another struggling in poverty as you did. Nobody the world cares about. But believe it or not, despite my anger and frustration over this, the latest in a series of betrayals of ...

Friday Feature: Life Unplugged

by Eithne Cullen This winter, we were burgled. A laptop had been pulled out of a cupboard along with its expensive bag, only to be discarded. It wasn’t worth stealing; no built-in camera or microphone. Actually, the desktop I use for most of my writing has neither of those features either. It ...

Friday Feature: Creating The Basilwade Chronicles

by Dawn Knox Credit: Lucy Lawson Photography When I started writing the first chapter of The Basilwade Chronicles, I had no idea it would eventually be included in a book. It was simply a short story written to present at one of the Basildon Writers’ Group meetings, where once a month, ...

Friday Feature: Dagenham Is The Protagonist

by Elaine Spires While I was growing up, I was blissfully unaware I was doing so in a place that so much of the country would have looked down its nose at and considered ‘deprived’.  I didn’t know it was sneeringly referred to as Corned Beef City by those who thought ...