How to find a compelling voice: stunning advice from a master story-teller

Finding your voice, something that is distinctly you, is not alchemy, it just requires you to be you, says George Saunders, short story supremo

Where has your creativity gone? (And how to get it back)

Now there's a deadline to end of the lockdown this might be your last chance to get your creativity flowing. Here are 9 ideas to help you start. Charles Dickens would write from 9am to 2pm and then go for a walk. JK Rowling wrote mountains of notes about her planned...

How to create the illusion of success – then let your brain do the rest

The old notion of “fake it till you make it” has received a bad rap of late – but here’s the twist: there’s scientific evidence to support the idea.