My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Viewpoint

A few years ago, I created a miniseries that attempts to simplify viewpoint. It’s the one thing most writers struggle with – but it really doesn’t have to be difficult. Viewpoint, quite simply, is about time and distance. How long ago did the events in…

How To Write A Non-Fiction Book Proposal

A great non-fiction book proposal will show that you have thought through your idea, and more importantly, it will show that you know how to turn this idea into a book. Unlike a work of fiction, which must be completed before you send the query,…

My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Character

We can sometimes overcomplicate or even over populate the cast of characters in our story. Which is why I’ve always tried to give other writers some tricks and techniques to help create characters that live and breathe on the page. 1.  Create Dynamics: Who Are The…

Maya Angelou’s Writing Process

Maya Angelou was an American author and poet who published six autobiographies, five books of essays, and several books of poetry. She was born 4 April 1928, and died 28 May 2014. Her career spanned more than 50 years and she received many awards and more than 30…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From March 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in March 2018: Kerouac’s 30 Rules for Writing 10 Tips For Writers From Douglas Adams 5 Secret Tricks To Make Your Writing Stronger Online Workshop: The Ultimate Short Story Checklist 10 Really Useful Ways To…

12 Short Stories – Calendar For April

Yes, it is April and I hope you are still writing. Download the calendar and print it out or set it as your desktop. Enjoy it. If you want to start a daily writing routine, sign up for our newsletter to get our Daily Writing Links, and…

30 Writing Prompts For April 2018

Writing prompts help you establish a writing routine. Remember that a prompt can be anything from a word, a line from a song, a name, a photograph, to the title of a film. Prompts are anything that give you a starting point to get you writing. Suggested…

3 Ways To Make Your Blog Better

What makes a blog irresistible? You have to do three things if you want me to follow your blog. 1. Make Me Care For me, it is when the blogger has managed to make me care, and then think about the content. If they add…