The Top 10 Writer’s Block Quotes

The Top 10 Writer’s Block Quotes

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we share a selection of our favourite writer's block quotes. The Top 10 Writer’s Block Quotes 1. Writer’s block? I’ve heard of this. This is when a writer cannot write, yes? Then that person isn’t…

Laini Taylor: On Writing

“I want to talk about creating your life. There’s a quote I love, from the poet Mary Oliver, that goes: Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? I so clearly remember what it was like, being…

The Writers Write Interview – John Connolly 2

John Connolly is an Irish writer who has published 17 novels. He is best known for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker. We first interviewed John Connolly in October 2006 (Read the interview here) The Author? John Connolly His Birthday? 31 May 1968 The Venue? African Pride Hotel, Melrose…
John Irving: On Writing

John Irving: On Writing

John Irving is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. He was born born 2 March 1942. His novels include The World According To Garp, A Widow for One Year, The Cider House Rules, and A Prayer for Owen Meany. Many of his novels have been adapted for film. He…

The Writers Write Interview – John van de Ruit

John Van de Ruit's Top 10 Writing Tips Get rid of your romantic notions of what writing is. It’s like climbing a mountain; not sprinting. Open your creative space. Work on unlocking what it is you have inside yourself. Work out what sort of story…

The Writers Write Interview – Jeffery Deaver

The Author? Jeffery Deaver His Birthday? 6 May 1950 The Venue? The Marion on Nicol, Hurlingham, Johannesburg The Date? 5 August 2012 The Book? XO The Interviewer? Amanda Patterson Jeffery Deaver writes at least one book a year. He treats writing as a business. He speaks about the demographics…

Pixar’s 22 Storytelling Rules

 Pixar’s 22 Storytelling Rules You admire a character for trying more than for their successes. You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be v. different. Trying for theme is important,…

Top 10 Best-Selling Fiction Authors of All Time

Please Note: This list was taken from The Guinness Book of World Records in 2010. Top 10 Best-Selling Fiction Authors of All Time 10. J.K Rowling - 400 million copies 9. Leo Tolstoy - 413 Million copies 8. Gilbert Pattern (William George Gilbert Pattern) -…
10 Principles Of Effective Writing

10 Principles Of Effective Writing

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. This list includes 10 principles of effective writing. In his book, Style: The art of writing well (Cassell), F.L. Lucas offered the following basic principles to “shorten that painful process” of learning how to write better. 10 Principles…