The Ultimate Flowchart For Finding Your Next Good Read

Summer is coming for those of us in the southern hemisphere and it's time for us to choose our next holiday reads. You may find this infographic helpful when deciding what to read next. 'This infographic is loaded to the brim with authors and books…

5 Ways To Trust Your Instinct For Storytelling

We are all born with an instinct for storytelling and narrative. And not just writers, singers, painters or photographers—the art belongs to us as an innately creative species, don’t you think? Right now, you’re thinking that this doesn’t apply to you. “I don’t have that…

7 Articles Every Newbie Blogger Should Read

I remember that thrilling moment when I published my first blog post. Back then, I thought that blogging was easy: you write a post, publish it, and get lots of clicks and hundreds of comments and shares. Now, when I look at my younger, less-experienced…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From October 2017

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in October 2017: 85 Hashtags Writers Need To Know 3 Things Your Characters Should Not Be Doing 12 Short Stories – Competition Time! How To Think Like A Writer Every Day Nietzsche’s 10 Rules For…

Writing Prompts For November 2017

It's time for NaNoWriMo again. Why not use our writing prompts as a starting point for your novel? Write 1 667 words for each prompt and you'll reach your word count. We posted a handy calendar to help you here: NaNoWriMo Calendar Editor’s Note: If…
How To Think Like A Writer Every Day

How To Think Like A Writer Every Day

We learn how to plot, write dialogue, create characters, and pace a book, but we would become even better writers if we knew how to think like a writer in our everyday lives. How can we do this? Firstly, we need to stop looking at…

7 Simple Tips To Organise Your Research

As a writer, research is a vital part of putting together your novel or your non-fiction book. While we usually keep our manuscript in a document file, sometimes our research can become a bit chaotic and all over the place and, when we’re looking for…

British vs American English

Source: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this infographic, you may like these: 30 Filler Words To Cut Out Of Your Writing The Oxford Comma How To Write A Cover Letter – Step By Step 15 Common Writing Mistakes That English Language Learners Make 21 Important…

Nietzsche’s 10 Rules For Writers

Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher who was interested in the enhancement of individual and cultural health. He was one of the first existentialist philosophers along with Søren Kierkegaard. Maria Popova at Brainpickings writes: "Between August 8 and August 24 of 1882, Friedrich Nietzsche set down…

My Writing Journey – Avoiding Burnout

Kathy Mann joined our Writers Write - How to write a book course in 2015. She is launching her book in November. This is her story of her writing journey. How I Became A Writer For as long as I can remember, I dreamt of…