We provide writers with the opportunity to build their confidence, develop their craft, and see their work published online and in print


Wordsmith_HQ produces a number of original publications to showcase the unique talents of our writers, and, if you submit to us, you’ll always get useful, honest and professional feedback from our lovely team.

As well as print publication and online opportunities, we also offer a range of professional development services to help you to develop your craft and realise your potential.

Submissions to our brand-new webzine, Freckled Ink, are now open and you can send us your poetry, prose, or creative non-fiction at anytime.

We look forward to reading your work soon!

CURRENT Publications


you is for university guide

You is for University: The A-Z Student Guide on How to Survive is written for students by students and is the perfect gift, showcasing a new generation of writers.


the purple breakfast review

Our creative writing journal, The Purple Breakfast Review, brings together poetry and prose linked to unique themes such as ‘Beginnings’ and ‘Waiting’.



We share book and event reviews, ‘how-to’ posts, writing tips, exercises and insights over on our blog, The Writer’s Nook. Are you ready to be inspired?

Professional Development Services


Read and review

Our specialist read and review service offers you the chance to receive useful feedback on your writing. Plus, we can tailor it to suit all work and budgets!


mentoring sessions

With over six years’ experience of teaching and supporting writers, Sophie is a credible and reliable mentor. Her sessions can be tailored to suit your individual needs on that journey to publication.

Book a Mentoring Session or enquire about our Read and Review service.

Wordsmith_HQ: Life-Long Learning and Professional Development for Your Writing