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Showcase: Lost Madonna + The Sea And The City

For our first entry this week, sit back, shut your eyes and allow yourself to be transported to 15th-century Italy. Denise Gow's The Lost Madonna follows the story of a young woman, abandoned as a child and raised by nuns, who is so beautiful she inspires the painters of the ...
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Showcase: Autumn Days + The Theme Tune To My Life

This week at Write On!, we are celebrating the beginning of Black History Month. As a magazine that defines itself by providing support and a platform to writers and creatives of all backgrounds and communities, we are fortunate to be spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting masterpieces by ...
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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 ...

The Matchgirls Memorial Competition and Workshop

Commemorating the Matchgirls Strike of 1888 Help us get them a statue​ The Matchgirls Memorial is a charitable organisation established to highlight the Strike and remember the Strike leaders’ in the form of a permanent memorial. In 1888 over 1,400 young women walked out on strike from Bryant and May’s match factory in Bow, east London. ...
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Showcase: Day Trip + Different Eyes Need Different Views

Resilience is the capacity to cope with and recover from difficult circumstances. But it doesn't necessarily mean remaining unchanged. It can mean having the fortitude to resist anticipated or actual negativity, or it can mean adapting to circumstances to find a more positive way forward. We creatives, for example, are all ...
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Showcase: Wartime + It’s A Dog’s Life

Our theme this week is 'Finding Your Balance', which will mean something unique to each of us. The world is a big, beautiful and chaotic place and balancing our many and varied responsibilities and desires to discover a centre that allows us to feel as though we’re in control of ...
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Showcase: The Tunnel + Sustainable Olympics 2020

Our theme this week is 'Many Faces, Many Masks', and the first piece to feature on 'Showcase' encapsulates this perfectly; not just what it means to carry ourselves differently in various scenarios and companies, but also why we create these masks for ourselves in the first place. This anonymous submission ...