Welcome to Writers’ Dock.
This site has been here for writers for 14 years. It is presently being redeveloped, but it won’t be taken offline during this period. Imagine living in a property with works going on; sometimes it will be a little bit messy in places, but in time things will become spit spot! Check back for news of new developments.
I WAS JUST IDLY THINKING, as you do, about the job of the Poet Laureate, and the pressure of having to write poetry in response to events like the monarch’s birthday, royal births and marriages, and world events generally. I was wondering whether the necessity of...read more
TIM NORTH PRESENTS A BEGINNER'S GUIDE to the humble apostrophe. Apostrophes are a common source of confusion for many writers. They needn't be, though, and this easy-to-follow article will help you to use them properly. Let's start with a very simple explanation of...read more
MICHEAL JACOB HAS BEEN A COMEDY SCRIPT EDITOR, producer and executive producer at Alomo Productions and BBC Television. He is now a script and production consultant. Micheal also kindly offers his time to regularly help comedy writers at the Writers’ Dock forum. In...read more
WILLIAM MEIKLE OFFERS SOME WRITING TIPS on the benefits of forethought in the writing process. A lot of beginners go off the rails when they've got a nice clean sheet of paper or a blank screen in front of them and they've got to fill it with words - meaningful words....read more