Christopher Dean

Where 9 Famous Authors Got Their Ideas

Where 9 Famous Authors Got Their Ideas

Have you ever wondered how famous authors thought up their best-selling books? In this post, our author writes definitively about where famous authors got their ideas. According to Stephen King, "50%! No more. No less!" is the percentage of ideas that he can point at…
5 Book Worlds I’d Like To Live In

5 Book Worlds I’d Like To Live In

Writers Write creates and shares resources for writers. In this post, the author writes about five book worlds he'd like to live in. It’s cold as I’m writing this in South Africa and I find myself wishing I were elsewhere. But, where? Not anywhere on…
101 Sci-Fi Tropes For Writers

101 Sci-Fi Tropes For Writers

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. Writers can use this list of 101 sci-fi tropes to add some Zap! to their writing. Science Fiction is the computer geek of the fantasy genre. It is also filled with tropes. What is a trope? A trope is…
Is Game Of Thrones Worth Your Time

Is Game Of Thrones Worth Your Time?

The new Game of Thrones TV series is coming out. This got me thinking about how my opinion of the franchise has changed over the years. Maybe, you feel the same? Let’s find out. The Distant Past When I was young and poor, and living on a…
Mary Sues & Why They Make The Best Protagonists 

Mary Sues & Why They Might Make The Best Protagonists

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. This post tries to explain Mary Sues and why they might make good protagonists. Mary Sues have become a catch-all insult for poorly written characters. People will often accuse a character of being a Mary Sue, especially when…
Harry Potter And The Not Very Good Writing

Harry Potter And The Not Very Good Writing

Now, now, Potterheads. Put down your wands. I’m warded against your curses anyway. I don’t want to bash your fandom – just the poor style of its creator. I love Star Wars, but George Lucas is a poor filmmaker (He’s not Rian [pronounced Ryan] Johnson [1]…
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