Isobel Webb-Pratt If you have spent even a few minutes on BookTok it’s highly likely you will have come across some content related to Colleen Hoover and her works. There have been […]
“Darker Forces”: In Defence of Unlikeable Female Characters
Hannah Jorgensen writes in defence of the unlikeable female character, exploring specifically Eve in BBC drama ‘Killing Eve’.
Creative struggles and how to find the key to solve them
If you are undergoing creative struggles, here are five tips on how to potentially solve them.
Fire Assembly Point: Gather Here
At the Courtauld Institute, there is a movement towards a digital, free-thinking art writing matrimony: Fire Assembly Point. I spoke to India Picton, who pioneered the magazine from its early stages into the dazzling and exciting space it exists as today. This interview highlights some of the main issues that students face with academic writing and the steps we can take to write creatively and without restriction.
Keeping Pace with Evergreen Content
Matthew Arnold famously said that “journalism is literature in a hurry” and in the highly competitive age of digital journalism, his words have never rung truer. In a bid to attract audience attention, writers are under more pressure than ever to produce diverse and far-reaching content.
Smartphones: The New Manuscripts
Books have been part of our existence for thousands of years. In the Middle Ages books and manuscripts were one of the main source of “material” knowledge. Through books, a small number of people learned their history, how society works, how to flirt… almost everything.
The not so rewarding history of the Man Booker Prize
By Rohail Karim The Man Booker prize, one of the highest recognized awards for literature, at least that’s what they want you to believe. Whilst the award does help the winning […]
Writing inside the Box: Constrained Writing in the Modern World
By Oliver James Whilst our understanding of the power of constraint on creativity might be relatively modern, constrained writing is no new concept. Consider, for example, the popularity of Haikus or Shakespeare’s sonnets. […]
Watt To Publish Next
by Eleanor Collins ‘Not everyone can become a great artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere.’ Anton Ego’s fine words inspire the Disney favourite, Ratatouille, but how do they apply to […]
Libraries: The gateway to reading
How the closure of thousands of libraries could affect generations of readers to come Mass library closures in the last 5 years across the UK have raised the question of how people […]