Tag Archives: Woman’s Weekly

What ‘Woman’s Weekly’ Wants (as of today..)

Writing ‘Gremlins’ Before I get on to the bit you’ve come to see, I just have a quick request. I’m writing an article about our writing ‘gremlins’ – you know, those evil beggars that sit on your shoulder when you’re … Continue reading

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What ‘Woman’s Weekly’ Wants

As a ‘Regular Writer’ for Woman’s Weekly’s fiction pages (their title, not mine. I think  ‘Occasional Writer’ is more like it), I got an email today from Maureen Street…. da, da, derrrr! As you know, normally this is BAD NEWS … Continue reading

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Woman’s Weekly: 100 Not Out!

Everyone’s talking about the Woman’s Weekly Centenary special issue, so I thought I’d better get a copy and see what all the fuss is about. It’s two magazines in one (for £1.25): the ‘normal’ magazine (albeit very centenary-orientated, as you’d … Continue reading

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‘If The Worst Happens… ‘

I have a story in this week’s Woman’s Weekly (the one with Julie Walters on the front), which is pleasing BUT they’ve cut 27% of it! (700 words out of 2,600). Hmm, that’s come as a bit of a shock! … Continue reading

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Woman’s Weekly Fiction Special

The good news for writers of womag (women’s magazine) fiction, is that Woman’s Weekly are increasing the number of their Fiction Specials, from 10 to 12 per year! Maths was never my strong point but I make that one a … Continue reading

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There Is Good News! (and a little bit of bad…)

Firstly, I now have 51 subscribers – so thank you to all of you who took heed (or pity!) and read my last post. I am delighted to have reached my ‘target’ a good month ahead of schedule! Some of … Continue reading

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