Delete – Submit Your Ninth Short Story For 2018 Today

Nine stories done! I am very proud. So far, we have almost 80 writers in line to get 12/12. Keep going, writers. If you haven't entered our competition yet, read 12 Short Stories – Competition Time Again! Submission process: I will accept and approve posts…
National Book Week 2018: Our Stories

National Book Week 2018: Our Stories

What is National Book Week? South Africa celebrates National Book Week, which begins in the first week of September every year. In 2018, we celebrate the week from 03-09 September. National Book Week (NBW) is South Africa’s largest and most recognised reading promotion campaign. Reading and literacy…
Writing Prompts September 2018

30 Writing Prompts For September 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. If you want to know how to use your prompts, read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. A prompt can be anything: a word, a line from…
12 Short Stories Competition

12 Short Stories – Competition Time Again!

We are thrilled to announce the second 12 Short Stories Writing Competition. The competition is open to everyone, but please read the Terms & Conditions and familiarise yourself with the 12 Short Stories website: 12 Short Stories Please note: This year, the competition will be on a separate…
How To Use Trigger Words When You Write

How To Use Trigger Words When You Write

What are trigger words? A trigger word is: 'a word that initiates a process or course of action' Trigger words are an essential tool for writers to understand and to use. Words are powerful and the more skilled you are at using them, the more effective…
Jeanette Winterson’s 10 Rules for Writing

Jeanette Winterson’s 10 Rules For Writing

Jeanette Winterson is a British writer who was awarded an OBE for services to literature. Her book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit won the 1985 Whitbread Prize for a First Novel, and it was adapted for television by Winterson in 1990. As one of the most original…

The Relationship Between Famous Writers & Their Cats

Writers and cats have always shared a special bond. Alison Nastasi has written a book about the behind-the-scenes stories of Writers and Their Cats, which reminded me of my thoughts on the subject. There is a long recorded history of the love writers have for their cats. In…

Writing Courses In September 2018

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Why You Need To Read More Books

Why You Need To Read More Books

Readers are obsessed with books. They love the look, feel, and smell of them. But is a reading habit really good for you? The answer is a resounding yes. We should read for the following 10 good reasons. 10 Good Reasons To Read More Books…