James Patterson: Publishing Phenomenon

James Patterson was born 22 March 1947. The author of the Alex Cross detective novels has sold more than 350 million books. The Thomas Berryman Number, published in 1976, was the first of 130 novels. Publishing data experts Nielsen have revealed that James Patterson has been the…
9 Quotes For Autumn

9 Quotes For Autumn

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we share some of our favourite quotes for autumn.
5 Ways To Find Yourself In Your Story

5 Ways To Find Yourself In Your Story

Writers Write creates writing resources and shares writing tips. In this post, we discuss five ways to find yourself in your story. Finding yourself in your story So often, as writers, we say that we’re looking for stories. The truth, I’m starting to discover, is…

What Will You Miss? Using Lists As Inspiration

When we teach our creative writing course, Writers Write, we always include exercises where we ask delegates to make lists for the characters they create. These could be shopping lists, bucket lists, or 10 things they would do if they won the lottery. These lists…
The Relationship Between Books And Movies

Based On The Book By…

Based on the book by... As Oscar fever descends on us, take some time to see if the movies in the running for Best Picture were based on novel or not. It’s a fun exercise.