8 Benefits Of Attending A Writers’ Meeting

The 8 Benefits Of Attending A Writers’ Meeting

GUEST POST Years ago, I trembled at the thought of attending a writer’s meeting. I was shy, introverted, and a dedicated homebody. Actually, I still am all of those things, but the difference between now and then is that I eventually craved interaction with other…
Poetry 101: How To Analyse A Poem

Poetry 101: How To Analyse A Poem

Reading and commenting on a poem is a new adventure for many of us in the 12 Poems in 12 Months Challenge. We are here to learn and grow as writers and poets and we all want to give and receive valuable feedback.  Here are…
The 20-Day Blogging Challenge For Beginners Copy

The 20-Day Blogging Challenge For Beginners

If you want to get into the habit of blogging, we suggest you try our 20-day blogging challenge. This is ideal for beginner bloggers or bloggers who want to gain more followers. You may eventually decide to blog once a week or three times a…
Mary Sues & Why They Make The Best Protagonists 

Mary Sues & Why They Might Make The Best 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 they don’t like the book or movie, instead of examining what is actually wrong with the writing. So, let me show…
8 Awesome Reasons To Join An Online Course

8 Awesome Reasons To Join An Online Course

The Awesome Adaptability Of An Online Course I will always love a ‘real’ class. A room packed with people who have shared interests and are eager to learn, but if that room is at the bottom of the big continent called Africa and you’re nowhere…
How to Check Your Grammar in Gmail, Yahoo Mail & Outlook

How To Check Your Grammar In Email

Tired of annoying typos in your emails? Let's be honest, email really isn’t designed to help you write better, and the integrated error-checking features of Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and Outlook won’t catch every error. The following infographic has a solution for you. With these easy…
6 Ways For Writers To Stay Motivated

6 Ways For Writers To Stay Motivated

Guest Post If there’s one essential ingredient for writing, it’s motivation. If you can’t get yourself to the blank page, it doesn’t matter how many beautiful words you have trapped inside you. So if you find your motivation wavering, here are 6 simple ways to…
The Books That Made An Impact On The World

Books That Made An Impact On The World

Writers have a lot to learn from our favourite books. Authors from different genres and time periods teach us new themes, literary devices, and other techniques that inspire our writing. Catch-22 is an example of a book that introduced a new approach to satire when describing…