Opportunities for Writers: July and August 2013

Writing competitions, publication opportunities, fellowships and other events for emerging and established writers. For full submission and entry information, please refer to the relevant websites. The International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency offers residencies of one…

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12 Famous Writers on Literary Rejection

I. “This manuscript of yours that has just come back from another editor is a precious package. Don’t consider it rejected. Consider that you’ve addressed it ‘to the editor who can appreciate my work’ and…

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Zadie Smith’s Rules for Writers

1. When still a child, make sure you read a lot of books. Spend more time doing this than anything else. 2. When an adult, try to read your own work as a stranger would…

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Friday Letterbox: Updates from Aerogramme Writers’ Studio (7 June)

This week we’re honoured to post a guest article by Kenn Adams, the original creator of The Story Spine. You’ve probably read about the story spine before; it’s one of Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. Quirk…

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Looking for Love: $10,000 Competition for Unpublished Manuscripts

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