106 Ways To Describe Sounds

106 Ways To Describe Sounds

According to Oxford Dictionary, to hear is to 'perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something)'. Sounds are 'vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's ear'. You have to use the five senses…
15 Really Useful Blog Writing Guidelines

15 Really Useful Blog Writing Guidelines

There are millions of blogs out there and it's difficult to keep a reader’s attention. Remember that people skim when they read online, so it's up to you to make it a user-friendly experience. We've written about formatting tips to make the text in your blog…
Should Men Write Romance?

Should Men Write Romance?

When we think of romance, we automatically think books for women by women, but when you look again you will notice that it is not entirely true. Men write romance. It’s 2019 and we are still getting wrapped up in gender constructs. The first name…
Mistakes Writers Make About Conflict In Memoirs

Mistakes Writers Make About Conflict In Memoirs

Remember that you are a character in a book to the readers who have bought your memoir. They want to be entertained. Mistakes Writers Make About Conflict In Memoirs A common mistake memoirists make is to concentrate on the inner conflict in their memoir at…
Why Credible Characters Are Essential For A Convincing Screenplay

Why Credible Characters Are Essential For A Convincing Screenplay

[This post is partly taken from our brand-new course, The Script.] Creating credible, “real” characters is a challenge to the new scriptwriter. Every genre – whether action or drama – is underpinned by character. Character, along with plot, is a basic, vital ingredient in a screenplay.…
Learn How To Write A Romance Novel

Learn How To Write A Romance Novel

If you want to learn how to write a romance novel, our new course, This Kiss Online is perfect for you. Mia Botha, the Winner of the Mills and Boon Voice of Africa Competition, is the co-author of the course. She writes: I've been creating our new course, This…
20 Fun Ways To Find An Idea For A Plot

20 Fun Ways To Find An Idea For A Plot

Do you struggle to find ideas for plots? For some of us, the problem with writing a book is finding a great idea for a plot. Use these fun suggestions to help you find a story idea that makes you want to write a novel…