Words of wisdom

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What does it take to become a writer? Francesca Baker investigates, with a little help from members of 26. A love of writing, a desire to see words in print, and a passion for communication are what…

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Live happy, write well

Our next 26 Trade Secrets workshop takes place in late January, with a focus on mindfulness and creative writing. Sophie Gordon caught up with positive psychology expert Vanessa King to find out what we can expect from…

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Spotlight: Michael Bristow

Approaching the end of his eight-year stay in China, BBC journalist Michael Bristow decided to write a book about the country’s modern history. For help, he turned to his language teacher born in 1949, two years before…

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Award-winning writer

Jamie Delves has just won the 26 Emerging Writer Award. Sophie Gordon caught up with Jamie about the search for stimulating work post graduation and how block rocking rhythm unlocks imagination. Firstly, congratulations! How does it feel…

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Introducing The Other Box

On 1 November, 26 is teaming up with The Other Box and Wonderbly to put on an evening of inspiring talks delivered by people from minority backgrounds. We caught up with Roshni Goyate, co-founder of The Other…

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Spotlight: Peter James

The New York Times bestseller Peter James has been published in 37 languages and his DS Roy Grace crime novels have sold an incredible 18 million copies worldwide. Here he talks to Elena Bowes about the essentials…

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Spotlight: Suzanne Joinson

This month, Suzanne Joinson talks betrayal, hoarding, and a very detailed writing process. She also shares the research and inspiration behind her books, including her most recent novel, The Photographer’s Wife. How would you describe what you…

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Deconstructing the logo

John Simmons caught up with designer David Carroll, who created an appropriately flexible logo for Wordstock Deconstructed. David shared the inspiration behind the logo, and his thoughts on working with writers. This year we have a new…

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I’ve made daily writing my New Years resolution and you should too

Happy New Year! As a resolution, why not try to write daily? Science says it's good for you! (link: https://tnw.to/2Df1Yod) tnw.to/2Df1Yod

The end of the year is just around the corner, and you know what that means: It’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions. A few years ago, a friend of mine told me about how she started ... See more

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