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Mslexia Magazine - Issue 98

Mslexia Magazine - Issue 98

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

Examining the democratisation of literature, comparing writing short stories vs novels, and exploring the links between creativity and menstruation.

In this issue

Showcase Rebecca Tamás presents her favourite short fiction and poetry entries on the theme of 'ghosts'
Breaking through Katy Guest examines the democratisation of literature
Does size matter? Stephanie Boxall compares writing short stories vs novels
Go with the flow Kathryn Wheeler explores the links between creativity and menstruation
PLUS: Polly Clark interviews award-winning poet Liz Berry, Orna Ross explains how to publish your own books in different formats, E R Murray helps you choose your ideal writing retreat, and we round up Hannah Lowe's best tips for writing a poem


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