Joshua Jackson my Masterclass with Simon Heffer

On the 26th October I was invited for a one-on-one workshop with Simon Heffer: a Telegraph columnist at the Stationers Hall. I won this opportunity after being awarded with an honourable mention at the 2015 Shine Awards by the Stationers Foundation. First I was meandering through idyllic countrys

A Masterclass with Simon Heffer

One of the many pleasant aspects of being involved with the Shine awards for school magazines, newspapers and websites, both as a judge and as a compere of the awards ceremony, is getting to see the work of so many impressively talented young people. My fellow judges and I have often agreed that, ea

So you want to write an award winning feature article…

….But you don’t know where to start. Don’t worry about it- we’ve all been there. Writing a top-tier article is something that everyone is capable of; when it comes down to it, it’s just a matter of whether or not you know what, exactly, makes your article stand out from the crowd. When

Want to know what the judges are looking for ?

Ali Strachan Director of Bookbinding at Shepherds Bookbinders Ltd and committee member is looking for - Originality, a composition that catches the eye, complements well the article or feature it illustrates, and shows technical competence to a certain extent . 
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