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Time to Write by Emily Winslow 

Is 2024 going to be your year to write a novel?

Also available in Canada, Australia, and many other countries.

Emily Winslow edits all of my books and is an editorial and writing-teaching genius.  internationally bestselling author Sophie Hannah describing Time to Write as one of her favorite books of the year.


Time to Write by Emily Winslow is Cambridge Creative Writing Company's comprehensive guide to writing a novel. Emily will help you develop the mindset and skills to get you started, keep you going, and see you through.

“Whether you’re a seasoned writer looking for a fresh perspective or someone just starting, Winslow’s words resonate,” and Time to Write is appropriate for any story-based writing, whether fiction or memoir. “Everything from getting started, technical and storytelling skills, down to publishing and getting your book and yourself out there are included in the book.” 

Time to Write is “a complete writing guide full of sparks and insights”


Five stars isn’t enough” 

“I have a clearer path forward now, and a lot more confidence than I used to”

“This book is not just a recommendation—it’s a necessity


Emily Winslow photographed

by Rafal Lapszanski

“If you have a dream in your heart to write, this book is for you. If you value writing for personal enjoyment, this book is for you. If you love books and reading and want to develop your understanding of writing craft, then this book is for you, too.”

Stephanie Affinito at A Lit Life

“In Time to Write, Emily Winslow steps in as a guiding light, offering a structured, compassionate approach to the world of writing. It's more than just a guidebook; it’s a mentor in paperback form. Emily doesn’t just teach you how to write; she empowers you to believe in your own voice and stories.”

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