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Browse the (formerly Unslush) Draft Mode newsletter archive to find exciting tips, tools and links for writers galore.

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Retreat, retreat!

Block the internet, writing productivity tips, long-term writing projects, pros and cons of outlining and two feedback tools.

Retreat, retreat!
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Finding courage

Why confidence is overrated, writing a novel with index cards, how to make it as an artist, gentle writing advice and how to sell a memoir.

Finding courage
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What do you want?

Fantastic first novel tips, writing the other, getting poetry published, essential websites for writers and the 2021 newsletter survey.

What do you want?
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The long haul

Beating the blank page, storytelling tips from Marvel, create YouTube videos with your phone and how to become a ghostwriter.

The long haul
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A single sentence

Index your books, how to write a synopsis, making writing groups work, revising for a second edition and making your art a garden.

A single sentence
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Quantity over quality

Paper-like iPad writing, Ray Bradbury's writing advice, getting a literary agent, plus YouTube and TikTok audience-building tactics.

Quantity over quality
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Collect your highlights

An app for your favourite quotes, being a professional writer, writing consistently and redefining what makes a book good.

Collect your highlights
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First ever livestream

An easy website builder, funding opportunities, the lowdown on book advances, and being a one-person marketing team.

First ever livestream
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Smaller adventures

Following your intuition, writing tips for anyone, Notion templates for writers, and how to increase your newsletter open rates.

Smaller adventures
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Your second brain

Growing your newsletter, places to self-publish, organising a writing retreat and a writing tool that connects your thoughts.

Your second brain