35 Vintage Library Posters from the New Deal Era

Between 1936 and 1943 thousands of boldly coloured and graphically diverse posters were produced by the Work Projects Administration, established as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal. These posters were designed to publicise health and safety…

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Twitter Hashtags for Writers

Twitter has over 500 million users around the world, with everyone from pop stars to politicians signing up to join the social networking and micro-blogging site. For writers, Twitter has the potential to greatly benefit…

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Time Travel: The Natural Way to Tell Stories

A guest post by Brian McDonald Ever since Quentin Tarantino’s film Pulp Fiction was released, people have talked in awe about how that film and others have played with traditional notions of story structure. That film tells…

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Howard Jacobson’s Advice to Aspiring Writers (video)

“There is magic in reality if you can unlock it, if you can release it.” Howard Jacobson, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Finkler Question, shares his tips for successful writing as part of the…

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Opportunities for Writers: May 2013

Here is our collection of prizes, publication opportunities and other events happening in May 2013 for both emerging and established writers. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships award up…

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