Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems – Free Verse

Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems – Free Verse

In a previous post, we discussed the sonnet, which has a specific structure and is divided into stanzas with a set number of lines, which must then have the right number of syllables, for example. So, it seems easy to say that Free Verse is…
Why Business People Need Plot and Story Too

Why Business People Need Plot And Story Too

Guest Post Can the corporate world use the tools of a fiction writer? What part can character and plot play in business communication? Storytelling in the business world When I talk about telling stories at work, I don't mean gossiping around the water cooler. While…
10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Richard Ford’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Richard Ford is an American novelist and short story writer. He has written several novels, a memoir, and a number of short story collections. He was born 16 February 1944. Despite suffering from mild dyslexia, Ford became interested in books. He says that it may have aided…
Why You Don’t Need To Put Everything In Your Book

Why You Don’t Need To Put Everything In Your Book

One of the main reasons beginner writers don't finish their books is because they try to put everything into the story. If you want to write a novel, you need to follow some basic rules. You need to limit the number of your characters. You…
100 Iconic Love Stories From Around the World

100 Iconic Love Stories From Around The World

Valentine's Day is here. What better way to get into the mood than by reading some of the most romantic books from around the world? Global English Editing has compiled a tantalising selection of romantic books plucked from 100 different countries. Some titles may already be familiar…
Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems - The Sonnet

Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems – The Sonnet

In the coming months I would like to discuss various forms of poetry, including today's topic: The Sonnet. There are many, many different kinds of poems. Some have very little, or seemingly no structure, like free verse poetry, and others have rigid guidelines and even…
Joy Williams' 8 Essential Attributes Of The Short Story

Joy Williams’ 8 Essential Attributes Of The Short Story

Joy Williams is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Her novels include The Quick and the Dead and State of Grace. She was born 11 February 1944. She explores 'the failure of life in America, from a spiritual as well as economic perspective, as a virtual certainty.…
The Top 10 Writing Posts From January 2019

The Top 10 Writing Posts From January 2019

Every month, we look at the posts that people read the most. These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed in January 2019: 5 Online Writing Courses That Could Change Your Life Welcome To The 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge For 2019 32 Ways To…