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Writing a Short Story: Our Top Tips

Writing a short story is a great way to limber up your writing muscles. You can use short stories to test out plots, characters, styles, devices, […]
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Preparing for Self-Publishing: How to Get Started

You’re well on your way to writing your book and you’ve decided to go down the self-publishing route. Great! Self-publishing gives you a lot of control […]

Things You’ve Always Wondered About the English Language

English is an extremely important and influential language and yet can be very strange and complex; full of rules and inconsistencies. English has a rich history […]

An ABC of Lost Words of the English Language

From Mark Forsyth’s The Horologicon There are many words within the English language that have fallen out of use over time. Author and blogger Mark Forsyth […]