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Mslexia Magazine - Issue 90

Mslexia Magazine - Issue 90

Full of creative inspiration, practical advice and original poetry, fiction and memoir

Why rejection hurts so much, how to make a living as a copywriter, what's hot in science fiction, painting portraits in prose and poetry.

In this issue

Why does rejection hurt so much? Psychologist and memoirist Vanessa Moore explains - and looks at how we can bounce back

The Midas touch SEO copywriter Kerry Campion spills the beans on how to make a living from copywriting

The knowledge Julie Vuong looks at the latest trends in science fiction

A seat at the table Elspeth Wilson discusses what will happen for disabled writers when live events resume

Interview Fiona Sturges talks to Ruth Hogan about eccentricity, emblematic objects and a sense of place in her writing

Dreamwork Hypnotherapist, poet and dream coach Leah Larwood explains how to use dreams and dream states in your writing

Playmaking In the third in her how-to series, acclaimed playwright and tutor Margaret Wilkinson spells out how to create a scene

Handcrafted poetry Self-publishing guru Debbie Young on publishing and selling your poetry

Portraits Mimi Khalvati introduces the chosen entries for our themed writing slot

PLUS: We introduce the winners of our 2020 Children's Novel and Memoir Competitions!

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