Writer Workspace – The Commons

Tucked away, down the surprisingly quiet end of Burton Street, Darlinghurst, The Commons offers a quaint, temporary escape for any creative thinker. It's the perfect spot for some leisurely work, perhaps some casual blogging or brainstorming... depending on the day (sometimes the music can be a tad distracting). We were …

Weekly Writing Prompts #4

Make your main character to write a letter. Not an email. Not a text message. An actual letter. Who's this letter to? Does the letter explain your main character's relationship to its recipient? Does the reader already know the recipient? Or have you used this opportunity to introduce a new character? What does the letter say? …

Writer Workspace – Forbes & Burton Cafe

Sometimes, us writers need to escape the confines of our own desks and homes and venture elsewhere to find that much-needed focus and writer-time. At this point, you’re probably in need of some great coffee… a chilled out environment… and perhaps Wifi? We’ve recently discovered a little café, tucked away …

Author Focus: Chris Cleave

Writer's Edit were lucky enough to have a moment with author, Chris Cleave. With his debut novel Incendiary shortlisted for the 2006 Commonwealth Writer's Prize and taking out a Somerset Maugham Award that same year, readers knew there was something special about this writer. More success followed with his novels The Other Hand (also …

Putting Our Favourite Fictional Settings on the Map

Funded by the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, comes a fresh initiative from the minds of author Andrew Bardin Williams, geographer Kathleen Colin Williams and software engineer Steven Young. Launched in June, 2013, Placing Literature is a website where the fictional meets the real world. Designed especially for lovers of literature …