What are they writing?
Mslexia is read by bestselling authors and women writing for themselves, by students on creative writing courses and their tutors, by teenagers and grandmothers... But what are they writing? Most are working in several genres.
'I'm writing several things at once. Not all of them will result in a fee, or commission, but that's my reality. I always have more ideas than I can use or get paid for.' Survey respondent
83% short story
During lockdown, our most recent research (published in Issue 88) found many novelists turning to poetry and short fiction, to fit into the gaps in home-schooling duties.
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