Write On! 16 Out Now: Themed Contradictions, this issue features an exclusive interview with the influential author, playwright and screenwriter, John O’Farrell. He speaks to Lucy Kaufman about how writing hits such as Chicken Run and Spitting Image springs from a journey that encompasses activism and the power of hope.
Spotlight – On Writing Courses
Insight – Writers Helping Writers: Ellie Blake deploys UNESCO poetry slam winner Abíọ́dún Abbéy Abdul and Hilda Kalap to help us understand how to create performance poetry and manage stress.
The Big Debate – Niema Bohrayba debates Sweet Dreams vs Harsh Reality for writers, looking at how we writers should listen to advice.
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Write On! 17, themed Hearing Voices: Inner Voices, Outer Voices, Connected Voices comes out on June 28. It will be featuring an exclusive with internationally bestselling author Sita Brahmachari, described as one of the most important voices in children’s books today. This theme will also inform content for the digital Write On! Extra (accessible through this website) and Write On! Audio. (This podcast can be accessed on all major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. Just type pen to print into your browser. Alternatively, find us via our Spotify Podcast hosting site.