10 Cliffhangers That Make Readers Turn The Page

Have you read a book you feel compelled to carry on reading? You know the kind of book I’m talking about. You read it past your bedtime and during your lunch breaks. You read it because you want to not only know what happens next,…

Is The Age Of The Antihero In Fiction Finally Here?

Don’t you find it hard to name your real-life heroes? In a world of shifting morality, changing ethics and inverted values, the good guys and the bad guys are no longer as clear-cut as they were before. In fact, one person’s demon dictator is another’s…

12 Short Stories – Calendar For May

Yes, it is May already and I hope you are 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…

31 Writing Prompts For May 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. A prompt can be a word, a line from a song, a name, a photograph, or a quotation. Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. Suggested reading: All About Writing Prompts & Writing…

My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Dialogue

Dialogue, as we all know, is a great way to show your characters interacting on the page in a way that feels realistic. It’s also a great way to bring in conflict, show character and evoke emotion. My best dialogue – well, monologue – is…

Silver Screen Inspiration For Short Story Writers

We know that writing short stories will make us better writers, but if you were wondering what other benefits short stories have, take a look at this awesome list of movies that were based on short stories or novellas. 12 Films Adapted From Short Fiction…

My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Plot

For many writers, plot is often the most challenging element of writing. I know it is for me. And it doesn’t get easier. When I facilitate Writers Write, I always tell new writers that books are your best teachers – read and dissect the way…