10 Tips For Writing Good Prose

In conjunction with the publication of his new book, Good Prose, Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author, Tracy Kidder and editor, Richard Todd hosted ‘Good Prose Month’ on Biographile.com in January 2013. Here are 10 writing tips from the author and the editor. To write is…

Dear Diary, Writing Dinner

Join us for a writing dinner on 14 November 2013. Our special guest will be James Hendry, who has just launched his second novel, Back to the Bush – Another Year in the Wild. (We loved it!) The book is written in the format of a…

The Man Booker Prize – 12 Quite Interesting Facts

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, or Zimbabwe. It is a prestigious prize and the winner…
Why Finding A Publisher Is A Lot Like Having A Crush

Why Finding A Publisher Is A Lot Like Having A Crush

Betty and Arthur Betty tugged at her bra, digging deep between the rolls of back-fat to find the band. It cut into her ribs choking the life out of her. Stupid Moira, she shouldn’t have listened to her. What was she thinking? Push-up bra. It…
November Is When Your Novel Happens

November Is When Your Novel Happens

Could you write a novel in a month? November is when your novel happens. NaNoWriMo challenges participants to write 50 000 words of a new novel between 1 November and 30 November.

Who Would You Choose As Your Literary Family?

We Are Family: Genetic Version By Design You don’t get to choose your family, right? And there were times when I really wished I could. Like the time I asked my mom to pick me up from school on time for a change, because it…