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Get inspired with blogs by published writers, previous winners and shortlisted authors.

Blog - Catherine Chanter, 2013 Fiction Prize winner with The Well, shares her journey as an author. Read more
Blog - Emma Hughes, author of No Such Thing As Perfect (Fiction Prize shortlist 2019), tells us about her writing career and shares some pro tips. Read more
Blog - An interview with Susan Stokes-Chapman, author of Pandora, shortlisted at the 2020 Fiction prize. Read more
Blog - Megan Davis, winner of the 2021 Fiction Prize with The Messenger, on her writing career and the benefits of entering a prize. Read more
Blog - Charlotte Wightwick, 2021 Fiction Prize shortlisted author, explains how writing plays an integral role in her life. Read more
Blog - An interview with Sally Skinner, shortlisted for the 2021 Prize with The Mirador Read more
Blog - Julie Bull, shortlisted for the Fiction Prize 2021, explains how hard work, passion and patience eventually led to success. Read more
Blog - An interview with Briony Cameron, shortlisted for the 2021 Fiction Prize with The Ballad of Jacquotte Delahaye. Read more
Blog - The first in a series of blogs, Elena Casas tells us about her career and her experience of being shortlisted for the 2021 Fiction Prize Read more
Blog - Sarah Harris shares her journey to becoming a published author Read more
Blog - An interview with Lucy’s Creative Writing Supervisor Jo Browning Wroe, author of A Terrible Kindness Read more
Blog - An interview with Lucy Senior Associate, Susan Sellers, author of Firebird: A Bloomsbury Love Story Read more