December 2014 archive

Dec 31

Top Ten Most Popular Posts of 2014

For our final post of 2014 we thought we’d look back at our most popular posts. This will be measured by post views however, we will be ignoring our monthly Submissions & Competitions posts as they go out of date very quickly and aren’t very interesting once we post the next one so let’s get started!

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Dec 29

Do You Need More Conflict?

  In many ways the question above is one of the most important questions any fiction writer can ask themselves about their work. Story comes from conflict so if there isn’t enough conflict then your story will probably be boring and uninteresting to your readers. We’ll look into this issue, and how to solve the …

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Dec 13

2015 Writing Workshops from Janis Mackay

2015 Writing Workshops with Janis Mackay

Creative writing tutor Janis Mackay  recently contacted us to say that she is running lots of creative writing workshops next year. We know our members have really enjoyed the times Janis has visited WLW so we thought we would share some details about the workshops here. They split into five different categories: One Year Novel Writing …

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Dec 10

WLW Meeting 09/12/2014

For a the first time in a month or so our web monkey actually made it to a meeting of WLW. He was very happy to hear that we have a new member, Mitra and even more excited to hear that Eric was having his novel A Clear Solution published next year. Well done Eric! There …

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