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    This fascinating research shows writing thank you notes can actually boost wellbeing

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    The heartwarming story of Keanu Reeves, Emma Forrest and a fan letter

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    How to deal with a broken heart at Christmas, according to three writers

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Win a rural writing retreat with Arvon to celebrate the release of Knives Out

Free your imagination and let your writing off the leash

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Life

Struggling to write that book? Marian Keyes’ words on failure are the ultimate inspiration

And they apply to every area of your life.

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Hollie Richardson
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21 writing tips from writers who’ve made it   

Brilliant advice on how to write, from the writers who have succeeded.

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Hannah Connolly
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What it really takes to become a writer, according to Roald Dahl

Ever dreamed of becoming an author? Look this way...

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Hollie Richardson
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Lyra McKee’s anthology of “expression and courage” to be published one year after her murder

The activist was shot in Derry earlier this year.

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Life

Candice Carty-Williams believes everyone has a story to tell – here’s why

“You have a voice – your writing and your voice are valid.”

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Lauren Geall
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Comedy Women in Print Prize announces inaugural shortlist

The Comedy Women in Print Prize has announced its shortlist, and prepare to laugh yourselves silly…

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

Game of Thrones: Caitlin Moran’s latest views on Jon Snow are too funny to miss

They are also SO true

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Woman, 35, writes her own obituary before dying of cancer

Bailey Jean Matheson pens moving tribute to loved ones

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

Stress and anxiety: could the best cure be embracing negativity?

Feeling stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed by trying to stay positive?

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Lotta Sonninen
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Irish literature is having a resurgence – and women are at the forefront

What's behind the heyday for Irish women writers?

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Jan Carson
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Megan Murray
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“When I was struggling with anxiety and depression, poetry saved my life”

Award-winning spoken word poet Jaspreet Kaur tells Stylist why creative expression is key to her mental health.

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Life

Get a free coffee by writing a poem in cafés around the UK next week

Flex your creativity and stay in the moment

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Anna Brech
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Books

10 powerful memoirs by black women to read right now

Add these brilliant books to your reading list, pronto

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Tamara Hardingham-Gill
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Long Reads

In celebration of the joy of female groups

“There is comfort and joy in being part of a collective, in finding your tribe and making new friends”

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Stacey Halls
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Books

These book subscriptions aren’t just a monthly treat: they also support female authors

You really couldn't give yourself, or a friend, a better gift than knowledge and supporting the sisterhood

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Megan Murray
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Life

The 4-minute ritual that is guaranteed to make you happier

Researchers say that these daily rituals are the best way to boost feelings of “happiness in the moment”

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Megan Murray
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Life

Freelance journalists: how to pitch an article to stylist.co.uk

Here's everything you need to know

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Stylist Team
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Yrsa Daley-Ward
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My feminist icon: Yrsa Daley-Ward on why Alice Walker inspires her the most

“I would encourage anyone who hasn’t read anything by Alice Walker to do so, because it’s transformative”

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My Feminist Icon: JoJo Moyes reveals why Monica Lewinsky inspires her the most

"She has survived the slings and arrows of a misogynistic world and done it with grace and without self-pity"

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