Free stuff available on the site
Once we had set up our services, we then started thinking about all the other things
writers might want. This is where we’ve got to so far:
We commissioned Michael
Legat, a leading expert on improving your writing, to produce a series of
free Factsheets on writing
skills. There are 19 of these comprising an invaluable resource for writers.
19 part Inside
Publishing series gives you the inside story on what's really
going on in publishing.
Our special pages for writers - over 60 at last count -
can be found through links from Advice
The authoritative Writers'
and Artists' Yearbook listings of UK, US
and international agents can be found on our site
by arrangement with the publishers A & C Black, so
you can check out agents you may want to submit your work to.
We also commissioned an
writer to keep a journal so you can follow his struggle to get
into print. Follow Bob
Ritchie in his quest for recognition in his Journal.
The Magazine section has much to
amuse and entertain and is updated every week.
Because we are a web-based
business in our newly expanded section we explain how to get the most out of your computer and the web, providing
basic information in a series of how-tos, as well as some master
classes in how to get the most out of technology.
We review relevant websites and offer hundreds of links
which are of special interest to writers.
Our recently relaunched design, production and
distribution service for self-publishers has just been streamlined
with lower prices! See WritersPrintShop
- 90 plus pages of
guidance and information help you to publish your own book anywhere in the
Our topical Health
Hazards series deals with the threats to your health arising out
of hours spent at the computer.
is where writers can post their writing, including up to 10,000 words of
their work. We're still offering free space on
We have also have our WritersBookstall, which
is packed with books for writers, many of which have full
There are over 200 books on writing,
all classified so you can find what
you want and many of them reviewed for the site. If you need some help with getting your writing up to
scratch, or guidance on getting published, this is the place to look.
Education Resource Centre provides 80 downloadable pages for use by
writing course organisers and students.
Our latest new section covers
Podcasting and shows you how you can
record your own work.
From the beginning, in Spring 2001, our site content has
grown each week with more information, listings, weekly news reviews and updates.
We now have over 2,000 pages.
We have been rewarded by a growing readership.
Our numbers have increased to over
80,000 serious visitors each week.
You are spending an average of over 3 minutes on the site, reading an average of
nearly 5 pages. This continues to grow at a compound rate each
week. It's amazing.
So, thank you.