Why Method Writing Makes You A Better Author

Why Method Writing Makes You A Better Author

Actors use method acting to become better at their jobs. Writers can use method writing to become better at theirs. From Method Acting To Method Writing Writers create the characters that actors play. It makes sense therefore to create a character the same way an…
12 Truths Anne Lamott Has Learned From Life And Writing

Anne Lamott On Life And Writing

Anne Lamott is an American novelist, non-fiction writer, political activist, public speaker, and writing teacher. She is most famous for writing Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. A few days before she turned 61 (she was born 10 April 1954), she decided to write…
The Top 10 Writing Posts March 2019

The Top 10 Writing Posts From March 2019

Every month, we look at the posts that people read the most. These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in March 2019: Mary Sues & Why They Might Make The Best Protagonists Writing A Memoir? Narrow Your Focus All About The Romance Writing…
Is The Typewriter The New Must-Have Writing Tool?

Is The Typewriter The New Must-Have Writing Tool?

GUEST POST When you think of a typewriter, do you visualise obsolete machines with some decorative value? Do you think of them as the source of the QWERTY keyboard on your computer? Or, do you think of the more modern typewriters that Tom Hanks collects?…
Is Game Of Thrones Worth Your Time

Is Game Of Thrones Worth Your Time?

The new Game of Thrones TV series is coming out. This got me thinking about how my opinion of the franchise has changed over the years. Maybe, you feel the same? Let’s find out. The Distant Past When I was young and poor, and living on a…
Submit Your Third Poem For 2019

Submit Your Third Poem For 2019

Are you taking part in our 12 Poems Challenge? If you are, it’s time to submit your third poem. Sonnets are not for the faint of heart. Not only are my syllables stressed, but I am a nervous wreck. Not sure if I mastered the…
7 Deadly Rules For Creating A Villain

7 Deadly Rules For Creating A Villain

Every story has a villain. There wouldn't be much conflict for your protagonist to overcome if there was no antagonist to stir the pot. Yours might be the evil villain who opposes everything your hero does. They might be the treacherous double-agent from the past, or…
30 Writing Prompts For April 2019

30 Writing Prompts For April 2019

Writing prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. If you want to know how to make the best use your prompts, we suggest you read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice A prompt can be anything: a word, a song title, a name, a…
All About The Genre Of Romance Writing

All About The Romance Writing Genre

Genres are great because they give us guarantees. We like to buy specific books in well-known genres because we enjoy the formula and we know what to expect. In The 17 Most Popular Genres In Fiction, we said: Genre is a style or category of…