Written: a quick introduction

Written: a quick introduction

Our new book Written: How to keep writing and build a habit that lasts is out this January. So, what is it, why did we write it and how will it help people? (And if you’re here to find out how you can win a proof copy tomorrow, it’s by joining our...
How to be a writer with David Quantick

How to be a writer with David Quantick

David Quantick is an Emmy-winning television writer, a radio broadcaster, novelist, journalist and author of the best-selling writing manuals How to Write Everything and How To Be A Writer which features interviews with famous writers, performers and industry...
The resilience to keep writing

The resilience to keep writing

I thought I knew about resilience. For the last decade I’ve been studying writing habits and how writers keep going. After a bereavement, I started to see things differently. It turns out I was wrong about what it means to be resilient. This follow up post considers...
Grief induced writer’s block – how to get through it

Grief induced writer’s block – how to get through it

How do you cope with grief induced writer’s block? Academic and researcher Hilary Potter describes the processes she went through recently following a miscarriage. She hopes her experience will help others. Before Summer 2021 was a season of thwartings, of trauma and...