“Writing gives you time for rehearsal, and time to get your words as right as possible.”
By: Daniel Faulkner
“There is a natural history to language that takes place inside us, a matter of alternative for...
"The only way forward is to write for yourself."
“The structures of literary fiction allow you to frame your decision – the architecture of al...
“Although setting is a stage for character, it is four-dimensional and can be used as a charact...
“Writing is an open space. Writing a story creates a four-dimensional landscape in that space. ...
“Character is the heart and mind of your story – it’s what makes it live.”
“Fiction writers are not really storytellers in method. They are story makers and story shapers...
“Your first page is a threshold you wish your reader to cross and its mirroring of reality is o...
"Fiction depends on situational conflict – a moment of chance or change – as a triggering eve...
“With fiction, the best test is to read your story aloud, and read it to somebody.”
Meet our student mentor Emma, a PhD student at the University of Warwick.
A quiz on the use of modal verbs and adverbs to express varying degrees of possibility
The two key ingredients in any successful piece of fiction are character and plot. No piece of wr...
During the week of June 26th Safah celebrated an uncelebrated object through writing an ode....
By: Community Manager
The Celebrate with IGGY competition has been closed and a winner has been chosen. Congratulations...
By: Amina Hachemi
Meet the IGGY Member of the Month for July 2017
Be the first to know, IGGY is getting a new website.
Today is International Yoga Day, and millions of people are celebrating ...
IGGY Knowledge Section offers a wide range of interactive resources and content alongside challenges, debates and competitions.