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The Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s Journey

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. In this post, we share an infographic of The Hero's Journey, a device used by many writers when plotting their books.
What Is Plain Language?

What Is Plain Language?

Plain language involves making sure that documents are written in the most direct and clear way so that readers can easily understand and use the information. We must: Remove jargon and unnecessary official, legal or bureaucratic wording. Replace lengthy, complex sentences with concise ones. Pay…

About The Details

The idiom ‘the devil is in the detail’ derives from the earlier phrase, ‘God is in the detail’, expressing the idea that whatever one does should be done thoroughly, i.e., details are important. This original idiom has been attributed to a number of different individuals, most…

The Writers Write Interview – Kate Sidley

Essentially: Kate Sidley Her Birthday? 8 January The Venue? The Private Dining Room, Ten Bompas Road, Dunkeld Johannesburg The Date? 9 October 2012 The Book? The Agony Chef The Interviewer? Amanda Patterson Kate Sidley writes a weekly book column for The Sunday Times. Previously a magazine editor,…

Adverbs

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My 15 Favourite Quotes On Grammar

My 15 Favourite Quotes On Grammar

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we share our 15 favourite literary quotes on grammar. My 15 Favourite Quotes On Grammar The reason it’s worth standing up for punctuation is not that it’s an arbitrary system of notation known only to…