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Creating complex characters: Bo in Exquisite

June 20, 2018
Creating complex characters: Bo in Exquisite This A-Z of characters blog series is looking at memorable narrators in novels and what has made them stick in my mind. It’s all based on the three Cs of character that I teach in our online courses and at various events and writing festivals. The

2018 First Chapter Competition Results

June 5, 2018
2018 First Chapter Competition Results   Thanks to our judge, literary agent Diana Beaumont, for reading our ten shortlisted chapters and giving feedback on them all. We did promise the results would be announced in May but there has been a slight delay due to holidays and other competition

Forgetting Flash Winners

May 29, 2018
  Once again, thanks to all that entered the last themed flash comp. I’ve had a hard time choosing the top the three from the shortlisted stories but have finally made my decision. Well done to all of the shortlisted writers, who now appear in the list below the winner details as the