News & Features


How to make your memoir submission stand out


The craft of writing a memoir is all about turning your life experiences into a compelling narrative – but how can you make sure your personal story captures the attention…

Fri 10 November, 2023

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How to write a non-fiction proposal


There is an art to putting together a dazzling nonfiction book proposal, and keeping in mind the following will help…

Fri 10 November, 2023

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How do we write from the margins?


How do we centre our voices when we are the ones who have been historically marginalised, and often continue to…

Fri 10 November, 2023

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Finding the story: Three steps to crafting factual narratives


If you’re a factual writer – whether a researcher, reporter, or anyone interested in writing compelling non-fiction, you will have…

Fri 10 November, 2023

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The author Clare Mackintosh and the cover of her latest book A Game of Lies

10 essential ingredients for crime fiction


Clare Mackintosh is uniquely placed to offer advice on writing crime fiction. Not only is she an internationally bestselling and…

Tue 15 August, 2023

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Ellie Pilcher: Establishing your author brand on social media


All writers know how important the writing and editing phase of a novel is. But how do you find your readers?…

Wed 31 May, 2023

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Writing Secrets from Top Authors


Every writer remembers that one piece of advice that changed everything – maybe it got them out of a writing…

Mon 3 October, 2022

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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

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