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…

Because Here We Are Now. Entertain Us.

Kurt Cobain understood this way back in the nineties when his brain, at least, was still intact. Well, as intact as the brain of a heroin junkie can be. Apologies to any junkie I might offend. We scoff and say it’s junk, ignoring the fact…
How To Write A Great Book Review

How To Write A Great Book Review

Writers Write shares writing resources and writing tips. In this post, we share ideas on 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…

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…
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…
What Is Your Writing Element? Air, Earth, Water Or Fire?

What Is Your Writing Element? Air, Earth, Water Or Fire?

Which element dominates the stories you write and read? The Four Elements Air (Mystery) Earth (Setting) Water (Character) Fire (Happenings) Your choice reflects your passion. Whichever element is strongest in your story is the one you should concentrate on writing. This does not mean you…
How To Use Punctuation In Dialogue

How To Use Punctuation In Dialogue

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we write about how to use punctuation in dialogue. This is sometimes confusing for beginner writers. However, it is easy to use inverted commas/quotation marks correctly if you know the rules. It is a poor…

Branding – Beyond The Circles, Clouds, And Graphs

A product needs a personality. It needs a past filled with skeletons, secrets, and motivations. It needs a future built on dreams, hopes and desires. Tired of social media marketing that doesn’t work? There are solutions ‘teasing’ internet travellers. These generic articles, filled with circles,…
Writing Effective Web Copy

Writing Effective Web Copy

Google reported that Facebook hit a trillion page views this month. Writing for the Internet is the key to your company’s online success. Effective Web Copy The trick to writing effective web copy is to ensure that your readers know exactly what your website, and…