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Maggie Womersley says ‘Gis a job’ and finds short story inspiration at the Job Centre...


Hub Editor, Rebecca Rouillard, blogs about truth in fiction and reviews Charlie Hill's Books, M.R. Carey's The Girl With All the Gifts and Carys Bray's A Song for Issy Bradley


Cordelia Feldman blogs about her recent illness and what not to say to someone with a life-threatening diagnosis...


Munize Manzur blogs about Maya Angelou's influence on her life.


Barbara Bleiman blogs about writing and publishing her first novel and the role that The Mechanics' Institute Review had to play in the process...


Edward Glover writes about the inspiration for his first novel - The Music Book.


The second Writers’ Hub editorial, including how to 'find your voice' and some alienating narrative voices in fiction that actually work.


Introducing a new Writers’ Hub editorial, dedicated to books and bookish news...


Louise Walters blogs about the process of writing her debut novel and about the author who inspired her.


Pascale Petit blogs about the process of writing her latest book, Fauverie, named for the carnivore house in the Jardin des Plantes.


Saving Mr Banks portrays the relationship between an author, PL Travers, and the film studio that undertook to interpret her characters in a way that differed vastly from her original vision. Abi Bryant blogs about the importance of reading the book first...


When a fart is just a fart, but a bottom can never be a bum-bum...


Maggie's Tolkien Christmas Tradition...


Maggie Womersley contemplates the value of good bone structure...


Maggie Womersley pays a visit to the local library, but where have all the books gone?


Kavita Jindal blogs about funeral-humour and the process of writing her short story, ‘When You Go, You Leave a Farce’.


The ZSL London Zoo Writing Course begins in October, Julia Bell blogs on why writing about animals is important.


Maggie Womersley blogs about Southcliffe and our obsession with TV murder-porn.


Charlie Hill blogs on his hopes, fears and paranoid delusions about his second novel - due out in November.


There has been some controversy recently over traditional publishers creating digital imprints and questions asked about whether these digital-only deals are good for authors. Amy Bird blogs about her digital publishing experience.


Nicola Field blogs about creativity as therapy and the writings inspired by her pottery bowls.


Maggie Womersley's latest writerly procrastination has seen her favourite literary characters transformed into lovely lavender-stuffed cats...


Maggie Womersley dreams of escaping to the woods to live and write in a giant Subtropical Swimming Paradise dome...


Charlie Hill blogs on the joys of being edited.


Lindsey Jenkinson exhorts you to 'put yourself out there'...and she's not just talking about the Norovirus.


Tell them lies, tell them sweet little lies - the fine line between lies and storytelling...


Lindsey Jenkinson steels herself for one day of hell in return for a year's worth of writerly inspiration.


She may have the t-shirt, the ‘virtual’ certificate and the obligatory dirty bathroom, but what did Maggie Womersley really gain from completing the Novel in a Month challenge set by the team at NaNoWriMo?


Lindsey Jenkinson sets off, sans-Sat Nav, for an inspiring writing retreat in Scotland...


It’s Day 11 of the NaNoWriMi challenge, and Maggie Womersley feels a bit like a sentence sausage factory, but not entirely in a bad way...


Can you really writer a novel in a month? Maggie Womersley is about to find out.


Lindsey Jenkinson is traumatised by a poetry competition and a bearded nun...(who could blame her!)


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