News & Features

Final advice from the Discoveries judges

In the last few days before a deadline, some of you may be looking for tips to make your work…

Wed 11 January, 2023


Why all writers need critical feedback

We asked shortlisted writer Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin to share her experiences as a shortlisted writer on the Discoveries programme. As…

Thu 5 January, 2023


Make Your Discoveries Entry Shine

In writing, as in life, first impressions can count for a lot. If you’re looking for ways to elevate your…

Tue 20 December, 2022


Madeline Miller on Writing

When Women’s Prize winner Madeline Miller joined us on the Women’s Prize for Fiction podcast recently to choose her five…

Thu 15 December, 2022

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts

Are you struggling to tap into your creativity? Never fear, we asked some of this year’s Discoveries judges to share…

Wed 14 December, 2022


Writing Prompts from the 2022 Women’s Prize shortlist

Women’s Prize winner Maggie O’Farrell once told us “a huge amount of writing is reading – you can’t be a…

Thu 22 September, 2022

Writing Tips

16 Writing Tips from Discoveries Authors

Sometimes there’s nothing more daunting than a blank page. Finding the time and inspiration to write may seem impossible. But…

Tue 24 May, 2022

First Chapter

Our Grazia First Chapter competition is open!

***Entries for the 2022 First Chapter competition have now closed – keep an eye out for the winner announcement in…

Tue 8 March, 2022