Looking Glass alumni, Lexy Hudson, has been published as one of the “25 Best Young Writers” of the year, winning a place within the Electric Reads Young Writers’ Anthology. Previously an editor and writer for The Looking Glass Anthology, Lexy has gone on to work as an editorial and publicity intern for Gibson Square Books … More LG Alumni Success: Young Writers’ Anthology 2015
Volume 7 is now open for submissions – both writing and design! Submit your work as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org Writing submissions Word limits: 1500 for poetry, 2000 for drama, 3000 for prose. Deadlines: If you would like feedback on your writing, submit by midnight on 19th February 2016 (end of week 7 Spring term) and … More Submissions for Volume 7 are open!
Writers block – it’s every writer’s nightmare. We’ve all been in this situation… And we know how frustrating it is when you can’t find the right words to express your ideas – it can put you off writing your piece altogether. But here at Looking Glass we believe that your creativity shouldn’t go to waste, … More Writing Tips: Writer’s Block
The Looking Glass’ Head of Publicity, Emma, debates the merits of further study for a career in the publishing industry. I’m in my 3rd year now, and if I had to choose one thing that scares me the most about graduation, it would be the thought of leaving university with no idea what to do … More Publishing MA: Is it really worth it?
At The Looking Glass, we thrive on giving our writers a platform on to which they can express their creativity. However, we understand that sometimes while the creativity is there, inspiration can be tricky to find. Yet inspiration for your writing comes from what you’re reading, and so it is really useful to read a … More Interview with a Published Author: Ann Morgan
In Autumn Term 2014, The Looking Glass went to Inklings to share, amongst other things, our top tips for writers hoping to submit to the anthology. The positive response to this was huge, so we thought – why not expand on these pointers to help guide our writers even more? This blog, then, is the … More Writing Tips: The Perfect Title
In Autumn Term 2014, we held a competition for members of creative writing society, The Inklings, allowing the winner to be featured in our anthology. After giving them the stimulus phrase ‘Looking Glass’, we had some fabulous entries and can now proudly announce our winner. Drum roll please……… The Winner of the Competition is Sayannel E. Myrrdin … More The Winner of the Looking Glass Inklings Competition
For aspiring writers out there it can sometimes seem an uphill struggle trying to get your work published. Here at The Looking Glass we thrive on providing you an opportunity for creative outlet – our annual selection of creative writing is professionally published as a physical book by and for students at the university of York. (If you would like … More Interview with a published author: David Stewart-David
Courtney Garner, a second year English student, answers some questions about The Looking Glass Anthology editorial meetings. Ok, let’s start with the basics, why did the Looking Glass Anthology interest you? Courtney: I’ve always been interested in creative writing, and Looking Glass interested me because it was the only anthology I had heard of that specifically published poetry and prose … More Student Interview: Inside the Editorial Team 2014