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Podcast: Into the contemporary poetry archive

In this episode of The Writing Life podcast, we celebrate the launch of new poetry archive collection, ‘Towards a Centre for Contemporary Poetry in the Archive’.


4 December 2023

Masters of the Craft
The Writing Life
Tips and Advice

Read three of the best biographies and memoirs based in the East of England

Our weekly spotlight on an East Anglian Book Awards 2023 shortlist


1 December 2023

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Serial Romantic: how to write exciting romantic fiction

In this article, bestselling romance author Cressida McLaughlin shares her top tips for writing exciting and experimental romantic fiction.


28 November 2023

Masters of the Craft
Tips and Advice