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Still got a novel in you? Bestselling authors such as Mary Wesley show you it’s never too late.

For any creative writer, the daunting prospect of a more involved piece of prose can be off-putting before you even begin.

Of course, some of the most simple advice novelists can give to their aspiring writers is this: just write.

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Fabulous creative writing resource – Louise Bourgeois at MIMA


It’s incredibly exciting to see this beautifully curated exhibition of Louise Bourgeois’ work, here at MIMA in Middlesbrough. Bourgeois’ work offers inspiration and  provocation for any creative writer. And as Bourgeois wrote so much about her own creative process and the way that she drew on emotions and life experience in her work, there is so much here for a writer to mine. Entry to the exhibition is completely free.


“An artist can show things that other people are terrified of expressing.”
  ― Louise BourgeoisDestruction of the Father / Reconstruction of the Father: Writings and Interviews, 1923–1997

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