Joyce Carol Oates’ 7 Rules For Writing

Joyce Carol Oates (born 16 June 1938) is an American writer. She published her first book in 1962 and has since published many novels, plays, novellas, short stories, poetry, and works of nonfiction. Her awards include the National Book Award for her novel Them, two…

Geoff Dyer’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Geoff Dyer is a British author. He was born 5 June 1958. His published work includes four novels and several books of non-fiction, which have won a number of literary awards. He is currently living in Los Angeles where he is Writer in Residence at USC. He…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From May 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in May 2018: 10 Cliffhangers That Make Readers Turn The Page 8 Types Of Opening Scenes That Could Work For Your Book What 20 Famous Authors Had to Say About Rewriting 10 Writing Mistakes Even…

Online or In-Class? Which Writing Course Is Best?

Should You Do A Writing Course Online Or In-Class? Sometimes, people ask us at Writers Write if it is better to do a course in-class or online. Obviously, if you live far away from where classes are held, an online course is better for you.…

30 Writing Prompts For June 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. Remember that a prompt can be a word, a line from a song, a name, a photograph, or a quotation. Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. If you want to know…

The 12 Best Quotes On Blogging

It's Social Media Monday. We usually blog about blogging and social media on this day. Blogging has changed the world and the way we communicate. If you want to read what we have to say about the subject, click here: Everything You Need To Know About…
Dashiel Hammett’s 24 Rules For Detective Writers

Dashiel Hammett’s 24 Rules For Detective Writers

Dashiell Hammett (born 27 May 1894, died 10 January 1961) was an American author who was famous for his hard-boiled detective novels, short stories, and screenplays. Hammett is regarded as one of the finest mystery writers of all time and his works of fiction include…

5 Tips To Increase Your Productivity As A Writer

Guest Post Writers struggle with finding the time to write. If there were a list of the top ten things that keep writers from writing, finding time would land near the top of the list. Over the past year, I’ve done five things that have…