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Mslexia Magazine - Issue 91

Mslexia Magazine - Issue 91

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

The role of the sensitivity reader, how to make a living as a ghostwriter, what's hot in psychological crime, finding your voice, digging deep with roots themed prose and poetry.

In this issue

The age of the sensitivity reader Inclusion and diversity specialist Beth Cox asks whether sensitivity reading is a form of censorship, or an essential part of the publishing process

Ghostwriting Jools Abrams looks at the shadowy world of the ghostwriter, and how to make a living telling other peoples' stories

The knowledge Julie Vuong dives into the latest trends in psychological crime

Finding your voice Creative writing tutor Margaret Wilkinson explains how to find your voice in prose

Interview Laura Steven talks to bestselling YA author Alice Oseman

Jungian archetypes Hypnotherapist, poet and dream coach Leah Larwood explains how to recognise The Trickster when he crops up in your writing

Is grammar elitist? Leone Ross makes a case for learning the rules of written English - and sticking to them

DIY your genre novel Self-publishing guru Debbie Young discusses the lucrative market of self-published genre fiction

Roots Nature writer and Willowherb Review editor Jessica J Lee introduces your poems and stories on the theme of 'roots'

PLUS: We introduce the winner of our 2020 Pamphlet Competition!

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