New Life – Submit Your Third Short Story Today

It is time to submit your third short story for the 12 Short Story Challenge. Congratulations to everyone who made the deadline. I will accept and approve posts for NEW LIFE (Word count: 1000 words) from 12 April 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until 13 April,…

5 Effective Business Storytelling Techniques You Need To Use

Do you want to create a brand story? Are you looking for new ideas on how to share your brand story? If you want to learn how to tell a story, join our Writers Write course. If you want to improve your business writing, join us for The Plain Language Programme. Infographic…

10 Powerful Recurring Themes In Children’s Stories

Superficially speaking, children like stories that include adventure, mystery, excitement, discovery, daring, novelty, and humour. At the core, children want three basic elements in a story: suspense, characters who are believable, and characters who act to solve problems. We find our themes in the problems.…

4 Ways To Rediscover Joy As A Writer

One way to get past writer’s block is to rediscover our sense of joy as a writer. We often get so bogged down in the swamp of life, the quicksand that becomes a week, trying to keep our nose above water, that we don’t look…

A Literary Dinner – Lesley Pearse

Join us for a superb fine dining experience with best-selling UK author, Lesley Pearse, on 10 May 2017. We are thrilled to host Lesley, who will promote her latest novel, Dead To Me, in Johannesburg. Dead To Me is her 24th book. Her previous novels…

The Top 10 Writing Posts From March 2017

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in March 2017: My Short Story Writing Process – In 12 Easy Steps 16 Tips From A Terrible Writer 28 Dos And Don’ts: A Must-Have Checklist To Improve Your Writing Where Do You Start Your…