What 20 Famous Authors Had to Say About Rewriting

Some writers love writing the first draft, some prefer rewriting and editing. Whichever one you are, I hope you enjoy what these 20 famous author had to say about the process of rewriting. If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it. ~Elmore Leonard Among the…
Meet Kate Mosse in South Africa

Meet Kate Mosse in South Africa

Kate Mosse Is Back In South Africa “Reading historical fiction is one way we deal with our emotions about what’s happening in the world.” Kate Mosse, the award-winning author whose historical and Gothic adventure sagas have sold in their millions and are translated into 37…

10 Content Writing Tips To Kick-Start Your Blog

Guest Post Blogging is one of the best ways of growing business, second only to social media regarding efficiency. Blogging answers the questions your readers never knew they had. With the mushrooming of blogs on many topics, it seems overwhelming to choose a niche and…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From April 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in April 2018: 7 Ways To Evoke The Emotions You Want From Your Readers Maya Angelou’s Writing Process Ian Rankin’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction 18 Words And Phrases To Stop Using At Work A…

31 Writing Prompts For May 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. A prompt can be a word, a line from a song, a name, a photograph, or a quotation. Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. Suggested reading: All About Writing Prompts & Writing…

Ian Rankin’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Ian Rankin is a Scottish author. Born on 28 April 1960, he is one of the UK’s most popular crime writers and his best-selling Rebus books, which started with Knots and Crosses, have been translated into 22 languages. He has won four Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Awards,…

A Field Guide To Procrastinators

Writers are experts at procrastinating. Mia Botha even wrote a lovely post for us called: Writer’s Block and the Fine Art of Procrastination Twenty Pixels created this guide to procrastinators. Which one are you? Source: Twenty Pixels If you enjoyed this, read these posts: How To…

My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Dialogue

Dialogue, as we all know, is a great way to show your characters interacting on the page in a way that feels realistic. It’s also a great way to bring in conflict, show character and evoke emotion. My best dialogue – well, monologue – is…

A Timeline Of Language

Guest Post Writers know the important role that language plays in our everyday lives, but have you ever wondered – where did it all begin? With so many different languages around the world, plus ancient languages which are now long gone, and new languages still…