Creating Reliable New Year’s Resolutions for Writing – by Leon Lynn

 Struggling to stay motivated? Leon takes us through his tried-and-tested ladder technique to help achieve your New Year’s writing goals. January rarely passes without talk of New Year’s resolutions. Someone often claims this year is “their year” to run thirty marathons and learn two new languages… all goals which conveniently disappear by February. If you’re … More Creating Reliable New Year’s Resolutions for Writing – by Leon Lynn

The Three ‘R’s of Christmas: Reading, Red Wine, and Re-Watching Christmas Movies – by Gigi Bushell

A little festive list of books turned on-screen to read and watch this festive season. Just imagine – the open fire is popping and crackling away in front of you. Your cup of tea is steaming away on your left with a couple of biscuits ready for dunking, maybe even the box of Christmas chocolates … More The Three ‘R’s of Christmas: Reading, Red Wine, and Re-Watching Christmas Movies – by Gigi Bushell

Fantasy Fiction: Does Genre Dictate Form? – by Sarah Callow

Inspired by our 2021 theme (Short-Form & Long-Form), Sarah discusses the historical traditions of Fantasy literature and the gaming industry’s venture into short fiction. Whether writing in the short form, such as novellas, short stories or flash fiction, or long form multi-volume epics (or something in between), all authors must make a choice about length. … More Fantasy Fiction: Does Genre Dictate Form? – by Sarah Callow

Saturday, June 2nd, 11am-8.30pm, G Live, Guildford

Are you a budding writer or want to find out more about the world of publishing? Join us for the Surrey New Writers Festival, featuring exciting interactive panel discussions with some of the finest authors, scriptwriters, literary agents and publishers. Focusing on the hot topics of the contemporary publishing world the festival will include panel … More Saturday, June 2nd, 11am-8.30pm, G Live, Guildford