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

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

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

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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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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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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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Stylist Team
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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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Hollie Richardson
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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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The Comedy Women in Print Prize shortlist has been announced.
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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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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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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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Books

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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People

“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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Megan Murray
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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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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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Stacey Halls
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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”

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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