32 Ways To Write About Fear

32 Ways To Write About Fear

One of our most popular posts on Writers Write is 37 Ways To Write About Anger. We thought we would look at interesting ways to write about other emotions, including happiness and fear. How do we write about fear in an authentic way? Fear is a…
5 Simple Ways To Keep The Writing Dream Alive

5 Simple Ways To Keep The Writing Dream Alive

Why Not Reboot Your Writing in 2019?  As we approach the new year, we’re always dangerously tempted to make resolutions. Rather than a die-hard ‘to do’ list for the next twelve months, here are five gentler opportunities to revive our flagging efforts as writers. 5…
The 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge For 2019

The 2018 12 Short Stories Challenge Is Done

Congratulations to the following amazing writers who wrote 12 Short Stories in 12 months. I am very proud of you.  But, before you go hunting for your name, check out these interesting facts. Seven Interesting Facts: You wrote 12 short stories. You read and commented…
Do You Want To Write A Memoir?

Do You Want To Write A Memoir?

"Memoir... may look like a casual and even random calling up of bygone events. It’s not; it’s a deliberate construction." ~William Zinsser Secrets of a Memoirist Have you always dreamt of writing your life story, but you have not known where to start? Secrets of a…
The Power Of The Premise In Fiction

Why You Need A Premise In Fiction

The Power Of The Premise In Fiction A premise in fiction is a brief statement that has been revealed in a story. Do you need one in your story? General Definition: An assertion or proposition which forms the basis for a work or theory. You…
7 Ways To Create Suspense In Your Memoir

7 Ways To Create Suspense In Your Memoir

[This excerpt is from our Secrets of a Memoirist course.] "Memoir... may look like a casual and even random calling up of bygone events. It’s not; it’s a deliberate construction." ~William Zinsser Even Memoirs Need Suspense Suspense is not conflict. Suspense means keeping readers on the…
Breaking Down Writer’s Block

Breaking Down Writer’s Block

Guest Post While some people cry foul at the mere mention of writer’s block, claiming it’s all in the writer’s mind, the fact that there are days when your creative writing juices just don’t flow does exist. And it sucks. Not only do writing projects…
5 Questions On Self-Publishing Answered

5 Questions On Self-Publishing Answered

Neil Wright is a South African writer and the owner of Wright Publishing. He and his wife Liesel live in Johannesburg. They run a Game Lodge, Sigurwana “Close to Heaven” on the Soutpansberg in Limpopo Province. Wright says his books are non-fictional. Subjects include business…