9 Ways To Bring The Funny In Your Fiction

9 Ways To Bring The Funny In Your Fiction

GUEST POST We all like the idea of making people laugh with our stories. But it’s never easy. Here are a few practical thoughts about how to increase your humour quotient in your writing. I know what you’re thinking. Who are you to tell me…
Janet Evanovich's 12 Tips For Writing A Query Letter

Janet Evanovich’s 12 Tips For Writing A Query Letter

Janet Evanovich is a best-selling American author who was born 22 April 1943. She began her career writing romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but she became well-known as the author of the Stephanie Plum series. She has two hundred million books in print worldwide and her books…
Sebastian Faulks On Finding Excuses Not To Write

Sebastian Faulks On Finding Excuses Not To Write

Sebastian Faulks is a British author who was born on 20 April 1953. He is best known for his historical novels, which include Birdsong, Charlotte Gray, and The Girl at the Lion d’Or. His latest novel is Paris Echo. Sebastian Faulks was the first literary editor of “The Independent”, and then…

The Surprising Reading Habits Of Millennials

Guest Post Comedian Brad Upton joked about Millennials being the dumbest people he ever met. Why? They consume energy drinks, which they don’t need, use a debit card for a dollar and forty cents purchase, and don’t even memorize phone numbers. I beg to differ.…
12 Truths Anne Lamott Has Learned From Life And Writing

Anne Lamott On Life And Writing

Anne Lamott is an American novelist, non-fiction writer, political activist, public speaker, and writing teacher. She is most famous for writing Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. A few days before she turned 61 (she was born 10 April 1954), she decided to write…
The Top 10 Writing Posts March 2019

The Top 10 Writing Posts From March 2019

Every month, we look at the posts that people read the most. These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in March 2019: Mary Sues & Why They Might Make The Best Protagonists Writing A Memoir? Narrow Your Focus All About The Romance Writing…
Is The Typewriter The New Must-Have Writing Tool?

Is The Typewriter The New Must-Have Writing Tool?

GUEST POST When you think of a typewriter, do you visualise obsolete machines with some decorative value? Do you think of them as the source of the QWERTY keyboard on your computer? Or, do you think of the more modern typewriters that Tom Hanks collects?…
Is Game Of Thrones Worth Your Time

Is Game Of Thrones Worth Your Time?

The new Game of Thrones TV series is coming out. This got me thinking about how my opinion of the franchise has changed over the years. Maybe, you feel the same? Let’s find out. The Distant Past When I was young and poor, and living on a…
Submit Your Third Poem For 2019

Submit Your Third Poem For 2019

Are you taking part in our 12 Poems Challenge? If you are, it’s time to submit your third poem. Sonnets are not for the faint of heart. Not only are my syllables stressed, but I am a nervous wreck. Not sure if I mastered the…

8 Habits Any Journalist Or Blogger Must Avoid

Professional writers need much more than conversational English skills. They need an exceptional command of the language as well as creativity, style, stick-to-it-iveness, and many other skills and qualities. Additionally, the most successful writers have established good habits and eliminated bad ones. The following, brand-new…