The Top 10 Writing Posts From June 2017

These were the new Writers Write posts you enjoyed most in June 2017: 33 Fabulous Resources To Use When You Name Characters Sign Up On Our New 12 Short Stories Website Test Your Plot – Finding A Fresh Angle Is Easier Than You Think How…

16 Copywriting Phrases That Sell

A copywriter is 'a person who writes the text of advertisements or publicity material'. Because we all write for our businesses in one form or another, we have to learn how to write copy. According to CopyBlogger, copywriting 'is the art and science of strategically…

The Anatomy Of A Sequel

In my first post in this series on writing scenes and sequels, I covered 10 things to remember about these storytelling devices. In the second I covered the anatomy of an action scene. In today's post, I am going to cover the anatomy of a…

Writing Prompts For July 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 Writers Can Learn From People Watching

Last night, after watching a movie, my friend I went for a coffee and a quick catch up. As we chatted, my eye darted around the coffee shop. I realised how much I missed people watching. It’s a bit of a guilty secret. We’re all…

The Anatomy Of A Scene

In my first post in this series on writing scenes and sequels, I covered 10 important things to remember about these storytelling devices. In today's post, I am going to cover the anatomy of a scene. “In many cases when a reader puts a story…

July 2017 – Course Timetable

Course Description July August Writers Write How to write a book 1,8,15,22 Writers Write How to write a book 24-27 28-31 The Plain Language Programme How to write for business 15-16 Blogging and Social Media Course How to write for the web 18-19 Short Cuts…

How Much Story Do You Need In Your Short Story?

Last month’s word count for 12 Short Stories was only 500 words. Yikes, I know. Whose idea was that? And the month before that it was 2 500 words and now we are writing 1 200 words. It is a serious writing workout. Any story…

5 Bad Writing Habits You Can Break Today

Source for infographic: Grammar Check If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg or sign up for our online course. If you enjoyed this infographic, you may like these: 30 Filler Words To Cut Out Of Your Writing (Infographic) The…