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The WiO Young Oxfordshire Writers competition

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Oxford’s society for published authors The WiO Young Oxfordshire Writers competition Writers in Oxford is using its 25th anniversary to attract and engage with a younger audience, in a writing competition for Young Oxfordshire Writers aged 18-30. £1000 will be given away in cash prizes, and 25 entrants will receive a two-year honorary membership of […]



Alternative contact number

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Out of hours and over holiday periods please call: Telephone: 01865 358737 For overseas clients: 0044(0)1865 358737



Short Story Prize

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The Oxford Editors is running a Short Story contest. All you have to do is write 2500-5000 words on The Demise of Trump. Interpret in any way you like, does not have to be about Trump but must concern the issues of the time of Trump. Closing date for entries 11 May. Winner gets £200. […]



Cherry Mosteshar on BBC Radio Oxford Book Club

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

I tell all our first-time authors that the best way to learn how to write a good book is to read lots of good books. Here are three of the best from 2016/17   http://bbc.in/2k3hudR



POWER UP YOUR DIALOGUE – AND DON’T FORGET SUBTEXT

Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Pauline Kiernan Dialogue does many things at once. Characters show what’s on their minds and who they are. It creates conflict, tension and release. Above all, dialogue is where the story’s essential core is most dramatically realised because stories are powered by characters and their actions and emotions. So first, use words that can […]