Writing tips

6 tips for keeping your writing resolutions

Is one of your resolutions to make more time for your writing? Perhaps even establish a writing routine? Here are …Read More

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Writing tips from Jean Kwok

Award-winning author Jean Kwok shared some fantastic writing and publishing tips in the masterclass she gave for us in October …Read More

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How to deal with your inner critic so you can keep writing

You know that voice that crops up in your head when you’re writing and tells you that you’re not creative …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff29 October 2021

How to start a writing group

You probably have this already figured out: for a writer, community is invaluable. You need other people to help keep …Read More

Profile PhotoJennifer van der Kwast4 August 2021

My Daily Practice

Every term, my students ask: how do you develop a writing practice? If you’re taking one of our core writing …Read More

Profile PhotoKaren Kao1 December 2020

Top tips for writing stellar flash fiction from SmokeLong Quarterly

Christopher Allen, editor-in-chief of SmokeLong Quarterly, gives his best tips for writing and submitting flash fiction.Read More

Profile PhotoAbi Carter30 September 2020

How to write historical fiction

In this post, teacher Karen Kao talks about what historical fiction is, the importance of research and how to weave …Read More

Profile PhotoKaren Kao7 April 2020

Writing advice from John Grisham

We were lucky enough to hear best-selling author John Grisham speak when he visited Amsterdam in November 2019. Since he …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff8 January 2020

Writing advice from Caoilinn Hughes

In July 2019, Irish writer Caoilinn Hughes gave a special master class with our instructor Karen Kao. Caoilinn is the …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger22 August 2019

Writing tips from Kristen Roupenian

In April 2019, Kristen Roupenian gave a special master class for our Amsterdam students (photos here). Kristen is the author …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger11 April 2019

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