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Why Should I Write for Children?

Published on 4th July 2014 by Emily Ashton

The children’s book market offers a huge range of opportunities for new writers, and if you think you’re up to the challenge then it could be the best decision you ever make. If this is something you’ve never given much thought to, then there’s no better time to give it a go! But what is it that makes writing for children so rewarding? Most...


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Mind Your Manners!

Published on 27th June 2014

There’s an old saying that “manners cost nothing” and it couldn't be closer to the truth. Taking the time to be friendly and polite, whether you’re on the phone, writing an email or sending a query letter costs you maybe a few seconds of your time, but it could be the difference between an acceptance or a rejection.Imagine for a moment that...


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Writing for Competitons - Our Top Tips!

Published on 27th June 2014 by Emily Ashton in Creative Writing

With only a few days to go until the closing date for The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2014, it seems like the perfect time to dish out some advice on what the judges might be looking for. If you’re still working away at your entry – take note! We’re giving you some of our top tips for writing a winning story.It might seem like an o...


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Ten Top Tips for Children's Writers

Published on 13th June 2014 by Emily Ashton in Creative Writing

Children’s books might seem like an easy way to get started and get your first book published, but it really isn't as simple as it looks. Madeline L’Engle, the author of “A Wrinkle in Time” once said: “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children...


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How Do I Find Work as a Freelance Writer?

Published on 6th June 2014 by Emily Ashton in Creative Writing

So, you've completed your course and you feel like you’re ready to start working and earning money - where do you start? If you are working as a freelancer, you have the luxury of being your own boss. It sounds great to begin with, but remember that this also means you are responsible for finding your own work and getting in touch with editors....