The Big 5 Personality Traits

Building The Psychology Of Your Characters Is your character over confident or narcissistic?  Are they stubborn or neurotic? Are they open to adventure or closed off to new experiences? Who are they at the core? If you’re not sure, you could use the Big Five…

William Goldman – 10 Commandments On Writing

Novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter, William Goldman has become a writing legend over a career spanning fifty years. His novels include Marathon Man, and The Princess Bride, both of which Goldman adapted for film. He won two Academy Awards for the screenplays, Butch Cassidy and the…

The 11 Top-Earning Authors Of 2017

Every year, Forbes announces the top-earning authors in the world.  Nearly half of the authors on 2017's list are women. Some of the perennial favourites have fallen off the list, including George R.R. Martin, John Green, and Veronica Roth. Hayley C. Cuccinello writes: 'For the first time…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From July 2017

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in July 2017: 10 Reasons Why You’re NOT A Writer … Writing Advice From The World’s Most Famous Authors 7 Secrets To Writing Happy Characters Without Boring Your Audience 5 Things Beatrix Potter Can Teach…

Writing Prompts For August 2017

Editor’s Note: If you’re unsure of the benefits of writing every day, and if you would like to make the most of your writing prompts, please read Mia Botha’s post How To Use Writing Prompts Do you want a daily prompt? If you want to receive…
5 Things Beatrix Potter Can Teach You About Writing

5 Things Beatrix Potter Can Teach You About Writing

Beatrix Potter was a popular English author, illustrator, and natural scientist. She was famous for her children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Here are five things writers can learn about writing from the author's own words: 'There is…