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The Big List Of UK Writing Competitions

The Big List Of UK Writing Competitions

When it comes to getting your work noticed, there’s very little that’s better than having won or been shortlisted for a writing competition… and the odds of that happening may not be as long as you think. Every competition listed below produces one or more […]

The Big List Of UK Literary Magazines

The Big List Of UK Literary Magazines

Literary magazines. They’re strange beasts: beautiful, varied and often painfully short-lived. For poets and writers, however, they’re invaluable. Not only do they allow you to get a feel for the writing of your contemporaries, but they also represent one of the most accessible routes to […]

The Ultimate Guide To EBook Retailers (Spoiler: They’re All Terrible)

The Ultimate Guide To EBook Retailers (Spoiler: They’re All Terrible)

We’re in an odd place with eBooks right now. While Amazon has, without a doubt, established itself as an eBook giant, the jolly orange conglomerate is by no means the only player in the game: there are at least a dozen other eBook retailers scrapping […]

Five New Ways To Read More Books

Five New Ways To Read More Books

The way books are published and consumed has changed more in the last decade than it did in the previous hundred years… and yet, for the most part, the (basically awful) Amazon Kindle is the only new innovation in reading that most people are aware […]

Excel Submissions Tracker

[ Click Here To Download The Submissions Tracker ] When sending out your work for possible publication it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of what has been sent where. To help with this, we’ve put together a simple Excel spreadsheet which you can […]

How To Submit Your Writing To Literary Magazines

This article is designed to be a complete and thorough guide for anyone who is interested in having their short story or poem published in a literary magazine, but doesn’t know where to start. You’ll probably find it most useful if you’ve never sent out […]

How To Identify A Vanity Publisher

If you’re a writer, then you’ve almost certainly encountered a vanity press at some point in your career. Of course, being the deceptive animals that they are, vanity publishers rarely call themselves by that name. Instead you may have seen descriptions such as “author service […]