Do you remember The Guardian newspaper's 2008 'How to Write' series? If not, then read on because you're in for a treat and better yet it’s free!
Covering journalism, fiction, comedy, poetry, screenwriting and biography, these supplements offered invaluable advice and bucket loads of encouragement from a range of leading professionals, including Wendy Cope on crafting superb poetry; Simon Jenkins speculating whether journalists are born or made; Catherine Tate on creating memorable comedy characters; and Robert Harris on penning novels.
Click HERE for the link where you can browse all this and lots more at your leisure.
Alternatively, hop over to Amazon HERE where you can buy the book, which pulls together all the material from these supplements and also includes a directory of useful addresses, including publishers agents, professional societies, and bursaries.