Early access to October’s Competition Special Writing Magazine for digital readers

On newsstands next week but available NOW in our digital edition, the new issue of Writing Magazine is our Competitions Special, with details of over 200 competitions to enter, offering nearly £440,000 in prize money. Also in this 144-page bumper package: • How to improve your chances, and your technique, in writing competitions • Break…


Writing a Play

Playwriting has parallels with screenwriting in that structure is very important, and you start by deciding on your theme. The theme is the deep subject that you are exploring, and once you can describe this in a single sentence you are on your way. Structure then becomes the framework on which you build your characters…


Inspiration Month: Day 5

Throughout the month of June, we’ll be posting you a daily creative writing prompt. Sometimes these will be a single word, sometimes a storyline to follow. It might be an exercise, it might be an idea to get you started. Make sure you check back every day for your new prompt, and let us know…