You know how they say everyone's got a novel in them, just waiting to be written? Well now's your chance! Join writers all over the world as they write 50k words in a month as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), here are our top...
03 Nov 2021
Travel right around the world in the company of books.
27 Jul 2021
What storytelling styles and genres can be applied to Star Wars? Sara Haslam investigates...
26 Apr 2021
Sara Haslam was The Open University's academic consultant on OU/BBC drama 'To Walk Invisible'. Here she discusses what makes the Brontës’ work so fantastic.
26 Mar 2021
21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free courses.
16 Mar 2021
For Graham Pike, writing psychology courses is part of the job. But what happened when he found himself having to create a crime drama?
04 Mar 2021
Is there a magic ingredient to writing good sex scenes? This article explores...Includes explicit content
03 Nov 2020
How does your background and childhood experiences impact on your sense of identity? Poet Jackie Kay explores through poetry.Includes explicit content
29 Sep 2020
Calling all bookworms and budding writers... it's World Book Day. Mark the event with our FREE courses, articles, interactive quizzes and eBooks on OpenLearn.
27 Feb 2020
Are you a natural storyteller or do you fancy writing a novel? Look no further than here where we have an abundance of free resources for National Storytelling Week.
29 Jan 2020