12 Common Words That Still Confuse Everyone

Guest Post This infographic covers 12 common words and their often mistaken counterparts. Words that even professional writers and editors confuse from time to time. Do you know any words that look alike, sound alike, or both? Please note: With reference to number 9: In…
The Blog Economy - And Why We Need More Daves

The Blog Economy – And Why We Need More Daves

Writing for a living is a tenuous career choice. Traditionally, there are solid and grounded choices for people who enjoy the written word. But, if being a lawyer, or writing soaps or adverts, sounds soul-destroying, then you have launched yourself into the sea of uncertainly.…
Dear Writer

Dear Writer: Advice For Beginner Authors

Before you write a book, read this letter from the founder of Writers Write. We hope it inspires you. Dear Writer Every person I have ever met wants to write a book, or at least, have someone write their story for them. Most of us…
Elmore Leonard’s 11 Rules For Writing Fiction

Elmore Leonard’s 11 Rules For Writing Fiction

Elmore Leonard was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. He started writing westerns, but went on to specialise in crime fiction and thrillers, many of which were adapted for film. His best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch, which was filmed as Jackie…
A Writing Secret Everyone Forgets

A Writing Secret Everyone Forgets

Write To Your Strengths It’s important to find out what you’re good at when you write. Your style generally informs this. Here are some examples: If you have an irreverent, informal style, you will be good at writing comedy. If you have a crisp, no-nonsense…
12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

Guest Post  Newspaper archives offer up a wealth of information for writers and journalists – and old newspaper articles are an essential part of your resource whether you’re looking to confirm a fact or quote a source. It can be a battle to find what…

71 Terrific Templates For Blog Post Title Ideas

Why are blog post titles so important? “On average, 8 out of 10 people will read headline copy, but only 2 out of 10 will read the rest. This is the secret to the power of your title, and why it so highly determines the…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From September 2018

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in September 2018: 7 Reasons Why Introverts Make Good Writers Banned Books Week – The 10 Most Challenged Titles Of 2017 9 Useful Character Questionnaires For Writers Cheryl Strayed’s Advice For Beginner Writers 7 Things…
15 Fabulous Publishers For Debut Authors

15 Fabulous Publishers For Debut Authors

Writing a book is hard. Finding a publisher is harder. However, if you have written a book and you're looking for a traditional publisher, we've put together a list of publishing houses that accept debut novelists' submissions. The publishers listed below are open to authors…