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My comic life

When Matilda Tristram got cancer she wrote a comic diary about it. Here she explains how you can star in your own comic strip too
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Wintering for writers

Katherine May argues that fallow periods in a writer’s life are times to treasure and use to reflect on the direction we want to take next
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Breaking a poem

Debbie Taylor talks to Alison Binney about why line breaks are so important in a poem, and why it mattered so much when the wrong version of her winning poem was published in Mslexia
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What the bear said

What would animals say if they could speak about our treatment of their home planet? Here, to add another perspective to the voices being raised at and about Cop26, is a story we published in the magazine last year by Carys Shannon
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Time to write

Rebecca Hastings reports on on how a daily communal writing time has led to a creative writing surge across continents.
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Maps of the mind

Limbering up for your NaNoWriMo marathon and wondering how to create a convincing protagonist? Arabella Charlaff explains how psychonalyis can help deepen your portrayal of fictional characters.
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Binge-writing

In the run up to this year’s National Novel Writing Month in November, Meg Clothier investigates a speedwriting craze that’s taking the literary world by storm. (It works for poets too…)
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