How to Write a Personal Statment + Extra Tips for future English Students

Do you feel like you’re late with this? Everyone started writing their personal statements early, like in summer or something crazy, and here you are, nearly at Christmas and still have no idea what you’re doing. No pressure, right? Hopefully this short guide will help you out, I’ve been there myself. My school was rubbish at explaining the UCAS application process, they…
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Why I’m not Writing a Dissertation

It was a last minute decision, as always. End of September and I was catching up with my tutors to decide on a dissertation topic for English Language. I didn’t hand in a dissertation proposal before the summer, because decisions and I -well- our relationship is more than complicated. Once I sat down to think, I came up with a…
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How to quickly plan a novel for NaNoWriMo+Free Printable Novel Planner

You knew it was coming up for months. Your mail box was spammed by NaNoWriMo emails which you managed to ignore because you’ll find time. “I’ll plan my novel closer to November” you say and before you realise, you’re hangover from the Halloween parties (or spamming Stranger Things 2) and it’s the first day of NaNoWriMo. You’re still up to…
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Bloggers, I want to Publish YOUR Creative Writing.

I am planning of making a one issue magazine publication of creative writing: short stories, flash fiction and poetry, that would be specifically the work of bloggers. Many of us write creatively outside of our mostly non-fiction blogs and would love to have the opportunity to show this work outside of the niche. When the opportunity arose for me to…
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The Horseshoe (An Ode to Freedom)

How noble of you to exist a smudge of cursive ink a desk note on peace. In 2017, when you’re electronic or in someone’s speech you get punched because you’re technically a nazi. I see your bandaged face defending “citizens of the world” that my great grandmother saw raping her friend in the doorway, because they were technically fighting nazis.…
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