A Writing Secret Everyone Forgets

A Writing Secret Everyone Forgets

Write To Your Strengths It’s important to find out what you’re good at when you write. Your style generally informs this. Here are some examples: If you have an irreverent, informal style, you will be good at writing comedy. If you have a crisp, no-nonsense…
12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

Guest Post  Newspaper archives offer up a wealth of information for writers and journalists – and old newspaper articles are an essential part of your resource whether you’re looking to confirm a fact or quote a source. It can be a battle to find what…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From September 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in September 2018: 7 Reasons Why Introverts Make Good Writers Banned Books Week – The 10 Most Challenged Titles Of 2017 9 Useful Character Questionnaires For Writers Cheryl Strayed’s Advice For Beginner Writers 7 Things…
15 Fabulous Publishers For Debut Authors

15 (or so) Fabulous Publishers For Debut Authors

Writing a book is hard. Finding a publisher is harder. However, if you have written a book and you're looking for a traditional publisher, we've put together a list of publishing houses that accept debut novelists' submissions. The publishers listed below are open to authors…
Why We Ask You To Buy A Coffee

Writers & A Cup Of Coffee

Once upon a time... When I was in my early 20s, struggling as a writer, my desktop computer crashed. I didn’t have any money to replace it. One day soon after, a good friend showed up with a good second-hand computer for me. “It’s a…
9 Useful Character Questionnaires For Writers

9 Useful Character Questionnaires For Writers

Writers want to create characters readers will remember. We want our readers to empathise with them and to be able to think about them as real people - even if the story is set in another dimension. Character questionnaires help writers. We don’t want to…
12 Short Stories Competition

Last Chance To Submit Your Short Story

All stories for the 2018 12 Short Stories Competition must be submitted tomorrow. Here are the details: Prompt: The Cottage. Word count: 1200 words Deadline: 19 September 2018 Cost: $35 You will have until 10 October 2018 to comment and rewrite your story. A huge…