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Basic advice and things to get aspiring writers started.
The contribution The Fine Line can make to your writing is twofold. How our site can help First, just browse the site. See what other writers say about how they write: heed their advice; disagree with them; see what people who make a living (and a life) from writing have got to say about technique, […]
The Fine Line is compiling an anthology on the theme of words that inspire. If you’d like to be considered for inclusion, we’re looking for short pieces, no longer than 100 words, in any genre or style about words that have inspired you. Whether it’s something everyday like the line on a shampoo bottle that […]
The Prize The Fine Line’s inaugural short story competition is now closed. Whatever your taste, style or inspiration, submit your tale and you could win £200 ($320/€230) and publication in The Fine Line Short Story Collection. A percentage of all entry fees goes to charity so you’ll be doing good while getting your work out […]
A while ago, I went to an evening of talks about Getting Published, given by women with various jobs in the publishing industry. The women were entertaining, the talks interesting, and the atmosphere comradely. Chatting to the organiser in the bar afterwards, I mentioned that I noticed, though they had a great deal to say […]
Starting out, a good place to begin is to decide where you want to write. Find a place – and attire, if necessary – that inspires or just gives you a little space to think. Think about how you want to write. Places and practices vary. Here are some recommendations for finding yours. Blog this! […]
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