Month: July 2011

The Writers Write Interview – Michael Robotham

Birthday? 9 November 1960 The Event? Dialogue for Dinner The Book? The Wreckage The Venue? Gingko, Parkview The Date? 28 July 2011 The Interviewer? Amanda Patterson Michael Robotham began his writing life as a journalist. He became a ghost writer, writing 12 bestsellers for famous people who would rather not…

1500 Times A Day – How To Stay Afloat In The Information Deluge

The average person receives 1500 messages (via email, television, cell phone, billboard, social media, Internet, and other channels) a day. To be an effective communicator, you need to break through this overload. How are consumers communicating? Desktop usage is decreasing. Mobile media is increasing. Social…

Ending Business Letters

Faithfully or Sincerely If you don’t know the name of the recipient, use Yours faithfully. Use it when you write to a client for the first time. Use it when you write a letter starting with Dear Sir. If you do know the name of…

Listen to Writers Write on Words Alive

Suzanne Jefferies, of Writers Write talks with AE Ballakisten on Words Alive, Midrand Community Radio, FM93.8. Is it important to have your own voice? Download 2011-07-22_143137_Mic.mp3 ~~~ Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. Writers Write - Write to communicate

Writers Write Speaks to Words Alive Part 2

Suzanne Jefferies of Writers Write speaks to AE Ballakisten on Midrand Community Radio, 93.8FM. What are the available resources for writers? Download 2011-07-22_140734_Mic.mp3 ~~~ Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. Writers Write - Write to communicate
Romance Writing - Sex Sells

Romance Writing – Sex Sells

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl…  Sex sells. Musicians know this. Movie producers and directors know this. The lawyers who draft the payment terms for the actors and actresses know this. And yes people, publishers know this too and,…
The 5 Best Ways To Include Prologues

The 5 Best Ways To Include Prologues

Writers Write creates writing resources and shares writing tips. This post is about the five best ways to include prologues in your books. What is a prologue? According to Literary Devices: "The prologue, Greek prologos (meaning: before word), is an opening of a story that…
10 Top Tips For Moving A Plot Forward

10 Top Tips For Moving A Plot Forward

Writers Write is a writing resource. We’ve put together these tips for moving a plot forward to help you finish your book. Are you struggling to move your story from the beginning through the muddle in the middle to the end? This is a common…
11 Common Mistakes Writers Make With Prepositions

11 Common Mistakes Writers Make With Prepositions

Definition of prepositions:   Prepositions connect nouns and pronouns with other words in a sentence. They usually give information about time, places and direction. Common prepositions:  as, at, but, by, for, from, in, into, like, near, next, of, off, on, onto, out, over, than, to, up,…
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