3 Secrets To Simplicity In Your Writing Process

We often speak about the power of writing simply. We understand how that translates on the page, in the written work. What we don’t often speak about is how simplicity in the process of writing is just as important. For me, I know I waste…

How Long Does It Take To Read Popular Books?

There are few things more enjoyable than sitting down with an incredible book. The real word fades away as you immerse yourself in a new adventure. Unfortunately, our literary escapes can only last so long-- reality and obligations inevitably get in the way. So what's…

The Surprising Truth Of Finding Your True Story in Sorrow

When I was in my twenties, I had a perceptive psychiatrist. She was Polish, soft-spoken, but completely honest.  Something she said to me has stayed with me for more than twenty-five years. ‘That empty feeling you’re feeling inside is sorrow.’ This sounded bleak to a…

4 Ways To Rediscover Joy As A Writer

One way to get past writer’s block is to rediscover our sense of joy as a writer. We often get so bogged down in the swamp of life, the quicksand that becomes a week, trying to keep our nose above water, that we don’t look…

A Literary Dinner – Lesley Pearse

Join us for a superb fine dining experience with best-selling UK author, Lesley Pearse, on 10 May 2017. We are thrilled to host Lesley, who will promote her latest novel, Dead To Me, in Johannesburg. Dead To Me is her 24th book. Her previous novels…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From March 2017

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in March 2017: My Short Story Writing Process – In 12 Easy Steps 16 Tips From A Terrible Writer 28 Dos And Don’ts: A Must-Have Checklist To Improve Your Writing Where Do You Start Your…

Your Editor Is Not Your Enemy

Your Editor Is A Partner In The Creative Process – Not Your Enemy Writing is something we do in isolation, but as soon as we send a story or novel in to an editor or agent, the process becomes collaborative. I didn’t always realise this…