The Writing Craft

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Books and Magazines

Writing Magazine and Writers Newswww.writers-online.co.uk

Writing Fiction – a Guide to Narrative Craft (Seventh Edition), Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Pearson Longman 2007

The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook, Paul Mills, Routledge 2006

Historical Novels Reviewwww.historicalnovelsociety.org

Websites

Authonomy from HarperCollins – http://www.authonomy.com/

BBC Writers Room – contains a wide range of information about writing, including interviews and the opportunity to write for existing shows or send in an unsolicited script – http://www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/

Completely Novelhttp://www.completelynovel.com/ – An online publishing and reading community which helps writers connect with readers and build up an audience for their books.

Goodreadswww.goodreads.com provides marketing opportunities via reviewer readings.

Granta – on-line magazine of new writing – www.granta.com

National Association of Writers’ Groups (NAWG) – brings together all kinds of writers from across the UK and, in some cases, across the globe – http://www.nawg.co.uk/

Writewords Writers Communityhttp://www.writewords.org.uk/

Writer Unboxed www.writerunboxed.com – a well-informed blog.

 

Courses

L’almassera Villa – residential holiday creative writing with our own Chris North. Occasional workshops in UK also –  http://www.oldolivepress.com/

Arvon is a charity that runs five-day residential creative writing courses in rural writing houses, offering the time and space to write. Grants available – www.arvonfoundation.org

 

Other Groups

Slough Writers – www.sloughwriters.org.uk

Leighton Buzzard Writers – http://lbwriters.proboards.com

Verulam Writers’ Circle – http://verulamwriterscircle.org.uk/