Writing tips

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Advice for young writers

Sarah J Maas published her first stories online at the age of just 16. She has since gained a big online fanbase and this year published her first novel in print, Throne of Glass. Here's her advice for aspiring young authors.

Start up your own book blog

Author Luisa Plaja shares her top tips on starting up your own book blog.

Write your own book review

Author Luisa Plaja shares her top tips on writing reviews.

Horror writing tips

I have been asked to share my tips for writing creepy stories with you. Hmmm. Let me see...

Writing historical fiction

Cora Harrison, author of Debutantes and I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend, shares her tips on how to approach writing historical fiction

Blog your head off

Writer and journalist Jean Hannah Edelstein sings the praises of a good blog and gives you tips on getting started.

Magazines to send short stories to

Here is a list of magazines and websites that accept short story submissions. Check their websites for further information on how to submit your stories.


Read the full list of magazines