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Black Girls Book Club

Read the founders of Black Girls’ Book Club poignant love letters to their younger selves

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    Wellbeing

    Why freewriting and yoga is the mental health practice you didn’t know you needed

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    Books

    Do you dream of writing your own novel? Follow this advice from author Elizabeth Day

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    “We don’t owe anyone sex”: women share stories of men who expected sex as payback

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Mental Health

Gratitude journaling can help us to be more optimistic – here’s how to start

“Gratitude lists give us time to notice the little things and celebrate what brings us joy”

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Caroline Butterwick
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Books

Jacqueline Wilson’s 11 tips for writing a best-selling children’s book

Advice from the author who has written 112 novels for children.

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Alice Porter
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Books

You’ve written your first book, now here’s how to get it published

Including how to find an agent and what it's like to work with an editor.

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Alice Porter
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Life

How to get the most out of writing a diary, according to a serial journaler

Liz Beardsell, who has written over 10,000 diary entries, shares her advice.

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Alice Porter
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Write a powerful, moving memoir with these expert tips

With expert advice from author and journalist Arifa Akbar

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Life

6 practical ways to start your own magazine, according to Aurelia Magazine’s editor Kya Buller

‘So many opportunities have arisen from launching my own publication’

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Kya Buller
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Books

Bestselling author Charly Cox on how anyone can start writing poetry

"That you have a unique perspective on the world already means you have the capacity to write an excellent poem."

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Alice Porter
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New book covers for March 2021, including The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
Books

22 new books where incredible women take centre stage

Memoirs, biographies, fiction, poetry and self-help from women who will change your life.

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Francesca Brown
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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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Opinion

“Why do I still not have enough time to get stuff done in lockdown?”

One writer shares the guilt she feels around not “doing enough” right now.

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Hollie Richardson
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Wellbeing

“This ‘brain dump’ journaling technique reduced my night time anxiety”

How writing down her thoughts and feelings from the day helped one writer get to sleep.

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Chloe Gray
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Hollie Richardson
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The Booker Prize 2020 shortlist is your autumn reading sorted

Check out 2020's must-reads.

Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 winner.
Books

The big lesson this year’s Women's Prize winner wants us to take from her book

Find out who won the prestigious prize on its 25th anniversary.

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Hollie Richardson
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Books

JK Rowling just debunked some major Harry Potter myths – and we are stupefied

Those Edinburgh landmarks are not what they seem.

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Hollie Richardson
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Books

10 super-short and seriously powerful reads

Bites of flash fiction from Lydia Davis, Roxane Gay and more.

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Francesca Brown
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Life

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

Letters of gratitude really do make a difference.

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Moya Crockett
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Long Reads

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

Emma Forrest wrote Keanu Reeves a fan letter when she was 12. Here’s what happened when he replied...

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Emma Forrest
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Life

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

When everyone around you is indulging in all the festive season has to offer, how do you deal with your broken heart?

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Sarah Shaffi
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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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