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2003 Writers Magazine


Some highlights from the 2003 Magazine

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Journal of a Virtually Unpublished Writer

This week -  Bob's Journal

Software Review

Book Review

Inside Publishing

Twelve articles in our insider's guide to publishing covers a range of topics, giving writers an insider's.


Writers Quotes

Some of the entertaining and thought-provoking things which have been said by or about writers over the centuries:

Classic quotes for the cynic

Rotten Rejections

Andre Bernard's witty collection of rejections has just been reissued by the publisher, so now you can buy the book for yourself!


On the lighter side there are some posters in a print-friendly format.


A new page showing how we have designed the site for users with disabilities.

The Writer's Reference Shelf

Our recommended list of the reference titles no writer should be without.

The Diagram Prize

The 2003 winner of the Bookseller's Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year.


Over 30 new links just added to our carefully-reviewed links section.

The 2003 Ig Nobel Awards

Check out the highly entertaining 2003 awards including the Psychology winner for a study of Politicians' Uniquely Simple Personalities and the Medicine winner for presenting evidence that the brains of London taxi drivers are more highly developed than those of their fellow citizens.

Writer's Forum magazine

The Editor's View - now you can read the monthly column from Writers' ForumBritish writers' magazine which is highly recommended for all writers. It features wide range of news and articles which help writers to improve their work and get published: by editor John Jenkins.

How I became a highly-paid writer

An excerpt from Neil Bromage: 'What I always try to ensure is that my ideas have "legs", that they are not going to be static, one-off ideas that go no further than the first magazine I approach.'

The Alties

The results of the first-ever online alternative movie awards in 2003



What is PEN?  Find out about the international writers' organisation that fights for freedom of expression all over the world.