Are formal courses worth doing? What qualifications do you need to be a writer? We discuss:
* NEWS - lots of new opportunities at the moment. Plus Creative England, will it work?
* DISCUSSION - what should you study in order to be a writer?
* COMPETITION - Congrats to Liz Holliday who wins goodies, plus this month's question.
* REVIEWS - The Illusionist and Rare Exports
* PLUS - Merry Christmas and Happy 2011!