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Bite Size Writing Tips

Making changes in your life? Then why not write about them? Have you gone back to college to gain a degree or further your education? What’s it like being a mature student? Do you have any tips on studying to … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Make sure you’re up-to-date Whether you’re working on a short story, article or filler to send to a magazine, in order to ensure that you know exactly what the editor is looking for, you must analyse the publication carefully. An … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Entering a short story competition? Think outside the box. When I ran my last short story competition, a lot of entries focused on death and an apocalyptic world. Jot down several ideas. The first few will probably be themes a … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Fabulous Photographs If you’re writing an article for a magazine, always make sure you have clear, high quality photographs to accompany it. These can often be a deciding factor in an editor accepting your article. Even if you have written … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Holiday Writing Surely holidays aren’t for writing? Holidays are for relaxing and doing nothing. For some they are but for others, they’re a time to see sights and enjoy new experiences. This is excellent fodder for stories and articles, as … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Researching your market – analyse the publication as a whole You might buy a magazine to analyse because you have an idea for an article but don’t just analyse the articles. It’s a good idea to study the whole of … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Involve Your Reader Not sure how to open your short story? Try addressing your reader directly. It instantly makes them feel part of your story. Here’s an example: Just one more, that’s all I was going to take. You know … Continue reading

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