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#WednesdayWords

With so many amazing events just around the corner, as well as the exciting announcement of our PBR7 theme, we thought it only fitting that this week’s Wednesday Words prompt was on the theme of… anticipation! We want your writing that explores the idea, the feeling or a manifestation of anticipation. So your prompt is:…

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Tuesday Top Tips – Rainer Maria Rilke

Our #TuesdayTopTips today comes from our amazing writer Lerah Mae Barcenilla, talking about Rainer Maria Rilke’s advice for writers and artists of all kinds. In 1902, Franz Xaver Kappus, a young officer cadet, first wrote to the then twenty-six-year-old Rainer Maria Rilke. Their exchange, filled with lyrical and profound advice and musings on writing, love…

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Monday Motivation #14

Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate yourself to submit work to competitions, even if you really want to. Everyone feels it at some point, don’t worry! To make it a little bit easier for you, for this week’s Monday Motivation, we’ve compiled a list of some upcoming competitions, so get those submissions at the…

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#Friday Feature – Frightening Reads

There’s just under two weeks until Halloween, so for our next two #FridayFeatures The Student Wordsmith team will be talking you through their favourite frightening reads for the spooky season. This week, Kathryn will be revealing the spooktacular reads she can’t put down! One of my favourite things about Halloween (besides the fact that you…

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#Wednesday Writer – Gail Aldwin

You may remember, a couple of weeks back, we announced our ‘Siblings’ pamphlet winners, Rachel Lewis and Gail Aldwin? Well Gail has been busy! Not only does Gail already have a flash fiction collection published, entitled Paisley Shirt, but we just found out that her debut novel, The String Games, has been accepted for publication,…

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