Robert A. Heinlein’s 5 Rules For Writers

Robert A. Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. He was known as one of the 'Big Three' of science fiction writing, along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke. Known as the 'dean of science fiction writers', his often controversial works strongly influenced the science-fiction…

Hilary Mantel’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Hilary Mantel is an award-winning English author whose work includes personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. The two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize for her best-selling novels, Wolf Hall, and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, was born 6 July 1952. Mantel was the…

9 Famous Authors’ Pen Names

Today, many authors keep their surnames to identify their works. However, back in the day, most writers not only chose, but felt it a necessity to write under a pen name for various different reasons. Famous female writers like The Brontë sisters and even J.K.…

Why Writing A Novel Isn’t Like Writing Poetry

Substance Before Style One of my most indulgent ways to spend a Sunday afternoon is reading poetry. Poetry is beautiful. But, a novel isn’t just about pretty words. Or, rather it isn’t only about pretty words. I’ll be the first to admit that I love…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From June 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in June 2018: 5 Truly Unusual Ways To Round Out Your Characters 5 Reasons Why Verbs Are More Effective Than Adjectives 9 Literary Terms You Need To Know 5 Ways To Improve Your Author (Or…

31 Writing Prompts For July 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. A prompt can be a word, a line from a song, a name, a myth, a photograph, or a quotation. If you want to know how…

Writing As Therapy

Guest Post How Writing Can Improve Your Health We may be constantly writing emails, reports, and essays, but did you know that certain methods of writing can help you become healthier? Science has shown that writing down your thoughts and feelings can be therapeutic, both…

9 Literary Terms You Need To Know

We need to know the basics of literature when we read and write. Literature includes fiction, memoir, drama, and poetry. We use certain terms to describe the structure of literary works. We have to know these terms if we are studying literary works or writing…

6 Basics To Include In Your Style Guide

I have explained what a style guide is and why it will change your organisation for the better. In today's post, I am including the essentials you should include in your style guide. 6 Basics To Include In Your Style Guide 1. Language Rules you…