12 Common Words That Still Confuse Everyone

Guest Post This infographic covers 12 common words and their often mistaken counterparts. Words that even professional writers and editors confuse from time to time. Do you know any words that look alike, sound alike, or both? Please note: With reference to number 9: In…
Dear Writer: Advice For Beginner Authors

Dear Writer: Advice For Beginner Authors

Before you write a book, read this letter from the founder of Writers Write. We hope it inspires you. Dear Writer Every person I have ever met wants to write a book, or at least, have someone write their story for them. Most of us…
Elmore Leonard’s 11 Rules For Writing Fiction

Elmore Leonard’s 11 Rules For Writing Fiction

Elmore Leonard was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. He started writing westerns, but went on to specialise in crime fiction and thrillers, many of which were adapted for film. His best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch, which was filmed as Jackie…
A Writing Secret Everyone Forgets

A Writing Secret Everyone Forgets

Write To Your Strengths It’s important to find out what you’re good at when you write. Your style generally informs this. Here are some examples: If you have an irreverent, informal style, you will be good at writing comedy. If you have a crisp, no-nonsense…
12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

Guest Post  Newspaper archives offer up a wealth of information for writers and journalists – and old newspaper articles are an essential part of your resource whether you’re looking to confirm a fact or quote a source. It can be a battle to find what…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From September 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in September 2018: 7 Reasons Why Introverts Make Good Writers Banned Books Week – The 10 Most Challenged Titles Of 2017 9 Useful Character Questionnaires For Writers Cheryl Strayed’s Advice For Beginner Writers 7 Things…
Why We Ask You To Buy A Coffee

Writers & A Cup Of Coffee

Once upon a time... When I was in my early 20s, struggling as a writer, my desktop computer crashed. I didn’t have any money to replace it. One day soon after, a good friend showed up with a good second-hand computer for me. “It’s a…
10 Things William Faulkner Had To Say About Writing

10 Things William Faulkner Had To Say About Writing

William Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate. Born 25 September 1897 (died 6 July 1962), he is considered to be one of the most important writers of Southern literature in the United States. His novels include the titles The Sound and the Fury and As I…

Banned Books Week – The 10 Most Challenged Titles Of 2017

What is Banned Books Week? Banned Books Week is the book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. This year the week is celebrated from 23-29 September 2018. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books…