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 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…
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.…
What's The Difference Between An Autobiography And A Memoir?

What’s The Difference Between An Autobiography And A Memoir?

What is the difference between an Autobiography and a Memoir? Both memoirs and autobiographies are based on truth and both require lots of research, but there are significant differences between the two. An Autobiography: Is usually written by a famous person. Makes use of documentary…
How meditation improves your writing

How Meditation Can Improve Your Writing

Are you feeling stuck or off focus with your writing? This infographic from GrammarCheck shows us how meditation can help! See the infographic here: Grammar Check by Jennifer Frost If you are looking for more infographics, you might like these: 7 Secrets Of Advanced English Writing…
5 Reasons Why You Need To Join Raw Books 

5 Reasons Why You Need To Join Raw Books 

Promoted Post: Rawbooks.com is an online writing platform, created for writers to capture and share the stories of their lives to leave their legacies, or other creative written works. 5 Reasons Why Writers Need To Join Rawbooks.com You don’t need to worry about being a…
Poetry 101_ What Is A Poem

Poetry 101: What Is A Poem?

So, it turns out I’m going to be writing poems this year. I’m not a poet. At least, I haven’t been one for a while or maybe never, but I am very excited about this challenge. I dabbled with poems a long time ago and…
Why Writing A Memoir Is All About The ‘How’

Why Writing A Memoir Is All About The ‘How’

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource and in this post, I write about why the 'how' is the most important part of your memoir. Because we are writing about true events that happened in the past, the endings to most memoirs are known. If…