Posts tagged with 'Writing Advice'

  • POSTED ON: September 21, 2016
    FILED UNDER: Books, Fun Stuff
    TAGS: Stephen King, Writing Advice

    Books, Fun Stuff

    Infographic: 14 top tips from Stephen King’s On Writing

    By Hodderscape Team

    Infographic: 14 top tips from Stephen King’s On Writing

    Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, On Writing is a revealing and practical view of the writer’s craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. We’ve gathered some of Stephen King’s top tips in one handy infographic.

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  • POSTED ON: May 17, 2016
    FILED UNDER: Books, Fun Stuff
    TAGS: Open Submissions, Writing Advice

    Books, Fun Stuff

    Writing Tips

    By Anne Perry

    Writing Tips

    As our open submissions pile dwindles, we find ourselves reflecting on the good, the great… and the things we saw a lot of. Today we’re going to present a few writing tips and suggestions to give aspiring writers something to chew on as they work on their projects.

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  • POSTED ON: November 13, 2015
    FILED UNDER: Books
    TAGS: Stephen King, Writing Advice

    Books

    Top tips from Stephen King’s On Writing

    By Philippa Pride

    Top tips from Stephen King’s On Writing

    This month sees publication of Stephen King’s wonderful new story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. Each story in The Bazaar of Bad Dreams is preceded with a revelatory introduction on when, where or how Steve came to write it, which makes it a fitting companion to Stephen King’s illuminating book On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.

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  • POSTED ON: November 2, 2015
    FILED UNDER: News
    TAGS: Nanowrimo, Writing Advice

    News

    NaNoWriMo: Week 1

    By Anne Perry

    NaNoWriMo: Week 1

    Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2015! To celebrate, encourage and otherwise fill you with enthusiasm for your NaNo project, we’ll be doing weekly round-ups of the best NaNo stuff out there for you to enjoy/distract yourself with.

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  • POSTED ON: July 2, 2015
    FILED UNDER: News
    TAGS: Open Submissions, Writing Advice

    News

    Open Submissions: The Guidelines!

    By Anne Perry

    Open Submissions: The Guidelines!

    Back in March we announced that we’d be opening for submissions in August. Well, August is nearly upon us! So it’s time for us to share our submission guidelines with you. Please read these carefully and remember that we absolutely will not read anything submitted to us before August 3rd.

    Good luck polishing your manuscript – we can’t wait to get stuck in!

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  • POSTED ON: April 23, 2015
    FILED UNDER: Books
    TAGS: Writing Advice, Young Adult

    Books

    10 Things I Learned from The Dark Arts panel at the London Book Fair

    By Sarah Clare

    10 Things I Learned from The Dark Arts panel at the London Book Fair

    At this year’s London Book Fair I went along to the panel on Writing Fantasy and Horror for Young Adults. In a discussion chaired by Total Film magazine’s acting editor Rosie Fletcher, fantasy authors Sally Green (Half Bad), Joshua Winning (The Sentinel Trilogy), Liz de Jäger (Banished), Tom Huddlestone (The Waking World) and Zoe Marriott (The Swan Kingdom) explored the complexities of writing for young adults and why teen issues go hand in hand with darkly magical stories. Here’s what I learnt:

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  • POSTED ON: March 23, 2015
    FILED UNDER: Books
    TAGS: Writing Advice, becky chambers

    Books

    Becky Chambers on writing her debut novel

    By Becky Chambers

    Becky Chambers on writing her debut novel

    Becky Chambers self-published her debut novel, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, in July of last year. In the nine months since, she’s picked up a massive cult following, a traditional publishing deal (with us!) and major awards-shortlisting. Today she shares a few words of inspiration to anyone else out there with a dream.

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  • POSTED ON: March 9, 2015
    FILED UNDER: News
    TAGS: Open Submissions, Writing Advice

    News

    Open Submissions from Hodderscape!

    By Anne Perry

    Open Submissions from Hodderscape!

    Well hello there! And welcome!

    You may have read our exciting announcement(s) this morning – not just are we relaunching the website (if you seek our [new] monument, look around you…) but we’re also going to be hosting our very first open submissions period later this year!

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  • POSTED ON: November 28, 2014
    FILED UNDER: Fun Stuff
    TAGS: Writing Advice

  • POSTED ON: November 27, 2014
    FILED UNDER: Books
    TAGS: Writing Advice