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WriteMentor Magazine is one of the only magazines for children’s writers in the UK.

Released on a quarterly basis, the magazine is packed full of exclusive content written by leading authors and publishing experts, from writing advice to industry insights. It also covers a range of genres within Picture Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult fiction.

Mostly importantly, we also feature you, our readers, with our regular Celebration Corner and WriteMentor Success Story pieces.

Whether you’d love to pen your first novel or you’re a published author with years of experience, WriteMentor magazine has content for everyone who loves the written word.

“WriteMentor Magazine keeps me connected to community news, offers writing tips and a window into writers’ lives.”

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WriteMentor magazine Issue Four out now!


  • How the magic of storytelling helped Amy Wilson through personal trauma
  • The day in the life of a picture book and a middle grade author
  • Lucy Cuthew’s advice on writing a verse novel 
  • Pádraig Kenny’s advice on writing horror for children
  • Why Maria Kuzniar chose to write a children’s feminist novel
  • Lauren James’s top tip for exercising writing muscles
  • Kathryn Foxfield’s experience of the WriteMentor Children’s Novel Award
  • The witticisms of our Honest Writer
  • The winning entries for our flash fiction and short story competitions
  • Your recent writing achievements

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Contributors include: Patrice Lawrence (Orangeboy, Indigo Donut), Cerrie Burnell (Harper series, The Ice Bear Miracle), Kit de Waal (Becoming Dinah), Katharine and Elizabeth Corr (The Witch’s Kiss series), LD Lapinski (The Strangeworlds Travel Agency), Jenny Pearson (The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates), Perdita and Honor Cargill (Waiting for Callback series), Emma Perry (I Don’t Like Books Never Ever), Joseph Elliott (The Good Hawk) Alice Sutherland-Hawes (agent at Madeleine Milburn), Christabel McKinley (agent at David Higham Associates) and more…