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Please note: all these documents are being transferred to our Resources database, where they will be categorized as NAWE Guides.

Professional Development Resources


‘How to’ factsheets to support the creative and business aspects of being a writer.

Info Sheets

A series of quick guides to the key organizations and other resources available to support writers across the UK - updated June 2011.

UK Education Publishers

A & C Black
Writing handbooks and reference books including the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook

Allison & Busby
Writer’s guides such as How to Write a Blockbuster

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Books on creative writing in health and social care and creative writing as therapy

Writer’s guides and reference books including The Writer’s Handbook. Its imprint Macmillan New Writing publishes debut novels.

Methuen Drama
Books on drama and media including theatre studies and reference

Robert Hale Publishing
Expert guides on writing fiction, crime and comedy plus commercial writing

Palgrave Macmillan
Textbooks, journals, professional and reference books covering film, media and culture; literature; and theatre and performance

Writing guides, workbooks and textbooks plus books on teaching in higher education

Teach Yourself Books
Books for writers include Get Started in Creative Writing