Sarah Waters’ 10 Rules For Writers

Sarah Waters is an award-winning, bestselling Welsh novelist who was born 21 July 1966. She is best known for her novels set in Victorian society. Her novels are Tipping the Velvet, Affinity, Fingersmith, The Night Watch, The Little Stranger, and The Paying Guests, which was shortlisted…

Writers Write – Our Book Reviews – July 2018

Welcome to our book reviews for July 2018. We hope you find one or two books that you will enjoy reading from the list. If you haven’t read our reviews before, we have a rating system, which is explained at the bottom of the page.…

16 Old Words for Young People

Guest Post We hope you enjoyed our last infographic, 16 Young Words for Old People, as much as we enjoyed it. Did you try using any of the words? Did you feel awkward, or did you fit right in with your audience? We saw a…

6 Good Reasons To Use Scrivener To Write Your Book

Promoted Post Scrivener is a word-processing program and outliner designed for authors. Scrivener provides a management system for documents, notes, and metadata. Six Good Reasons For Using Scrivener Outliner, corkboard and index cards, scrapbook… Scrivener unites everything you need to write, research and arrange long…

How to Write More: A Copywriter’s Cornucopia

Guest Post There are another 800 words to go before I finish this article. Time flies, but words are escaping my head. What does it take me to write more? To deal with the problem I have to answer two classic questions:   Who is…

Robert A. Heinlein’s 5 Rules For Writers

Robert A. Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. He was known as one of the 'Big Three' of science fiction writing, along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke. Known as the 'dean of science fiction writers', his often controversial works strongly influenced the science-fiction…

Hilary Mantel’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Hilary Mantel is an award-winning English author whose work includes personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. The two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize for her best-selling novels, Wolf Hall, and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, was born 6 July 1952. Mantel was the…

9 Famous Authors’ Pen Names

Today, many authors keep their surnames to identify their works. However, back in the day, most writers not only chose, but felt it a necessity to write under a pen name for various different reasons. Famous female writers like The Brontë sisters and even J.K.…

Why Writing A Novel Isn’t Like Writing Poetry

Substance Before Style One of my most indulgent ways to spend a Sunday afternoon is reading poetry. Poetry is beautiful. But, a novel isn’t just about pretty words. Or, rather it isn’t only about pretty words. I’ll be the first to admit that I love…