The Writers Write Interview – Siphiwo Mahala

The Author? Siphiwo Mahala Meaning of name? Gift and Free Birthday? 26 October The Venue? 10 Bompas Road, Dunkeld, Johannesburg The Date? 08 October 2011 The Book? African Delights Q & A If love were a colour, what colour would it be? Yellow What is…

The Writers Write Interview – Tuelo Gabonewe

The Author? Tuelo Gabonewe Birthday? 2 January 1985 The Book? Planet Savage (Jacana) The Venue? Ten Bompas Hotel Gardens, Dunkeld North, Johannesburg The Date? 8 October 2011 The Interviewer? Vicki Cicoria Tuelo Gabonewe is a South African writer of English fiction. He has a hectic day job because he’s got bills…
10 Things Every Romance Writer Needs

10 Things Every Romance Writer Needs

Romance writer need to stay ensconced in that iridescent, happy bubble of handsome heroes and happily-ever-after. Writing is hard work, but we should keep it fun. 10 Things Every Romance Writer Needs Quickies. Look for the romance around you, keep a notebook or index cards…

All About Italics

Italics is the sloping writing used to highlight and emphasise certain words. The use of italics has become popular. It is the modern equivalent of underlining. Use italics: For titles of books, movies, songs and newspapers. To emphasise words. To indicate foreign words. To indicate…
How To Write A Great Book Review

How To Write A Great Book Review

A book review falls into the categories of Comment, Opinion, and Columns. When writing a review you are expressing your opinion and you should assess the book honestly. Remember to be fair. You can be witty, but you should never be nasty. Never rant because…

The Page Wars – Advice For Authors On Facebook

Most authors are pitifully under-qualified to create a presence on Facebook. You’ve seen them. The writers with a book cover as a Facebook picture. Somebody needs to let them know it’s called Facebook for a reason. Readers want to see your face. And if your…
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…
How To Structure A Sentence

How To Structure A Sentence

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we talk about the basics of sentence structure. The Content Each sentence should have one thought. When you finish this thought, finish your sentence. Put a new thought into a new sentence. An inexperienced writer…
My Top 12 Books On Writing

My Top 12 Books On Writing

Writers Love Books On Writing I love to read books on writing. These are not just books on grammar and style. They can be how-to guides, memoirs on the craft, workbooks, inspiring journals, and reference books. They confirm what I do know about the subject…