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‘Just get the words down on paper’: Maggie O’Farrell’s insights for writers

Author Maggie O’Farrell joined our trustee and Sandeep Mahal on Instagram Live, discussing how she went from “writing short stories…

Mon 7 December, 2020

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Lexie Elliott: Juggling family, work and writing

Lexie Elliott has been writing for as long as she can remember, but she began to focus on it more…

Mon 30 March, 2020

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Diana Evans: Writing Tips

Award-winning author (and 2019 Women’s Prize shortlistee) Diana Evans is one of the judges of our Grazia First Chapter competition…

Tue 10 March, 2020

2017 First Chapter Competition winner Georgina Roberts

Georgina Roberts: On Juggling Writing, Motherhood and Work

Georgina Roberts won the First Chapter competition in 2017, selected from 700 entries from aspiring female writers. Award-winning, bestselling author…

Thu 20 February, 2020

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Writing tips from Paula Hawkins

The brilliant Paula Hawkins, author of the bestselling The Girl on the Train, judged the 2018 Grazia and Women’s Prize…

Fri 25 May, 2018