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The Writing Retreats Of 13 Famous Authors

We have always been fascinated by writers. We want to know about their jobs before they became writers, their writing tools, their rejections, their addictions, their habits, their pets, and their homes.  We want to know where they they sleep, how they write, and where they…

Affect vs Effect & 34 Other Common Confusions

There are many writing mistakes that will make your email, letter, or report look unprofessional. These commonly confused words are some of them. Source: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this post, read: 12 Common Writing Mistakes Bloggers Make 7 Simple Ways To Generate New Ideas 30…

37 Fictional Drugs And Substances – Infographic

If anyone offers you Moloko Plus or Morphling, you'll know to say no after you read this infographic of fictional drugs and substances. Source: J.Adler and Associates If you enjoyed this infographic, look at these: 12 Common Writing Mistakes Bloggers Make 7 Simple Ways To Generate New…

200 Ways To Say ‘Good’

Does the overuse of the word 'good' annoy you? Good weather, good movies, good music, good life, good this, good that… Are you looking for words that convey what you mean more effectively? If you are, you may find this infographic to be helpful. Infographic created by…

12 Common Writing Mistakes Bloggers Make

Source: Grammar CheckIf you want to improve your business writing, join us for The Plain Language Programme. If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg.  If you enjoyed this post, read: 7 Simple Ways To Generate New Ideas 30 Idioms You Need to Know…

7 Simple Ways To Generate New Ideas

'Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have.' ~Émile Chartier Do you struggle to come up with new ideas for blog posts or plot twists for your book? Ideas Alive has some useful tips for nurturing your creativity…

30 Idioms You Need to Know & Their Meaning

An idiom is phrase which has a meaning that is commonly understood by speakers of the language, but whose meaning is often different from the normal meaning of the words. Source: Grammar CheckIf you want to improve your business writing, join us for The Plain Language Programme. If you want…

5 Things You Need To Know About Content Marketing

"The idea central to content marketing is that a brand must give something valuable to get something valuable in return. Instead of the commercial, be the show. Instead of the banner ad, be the feature story." ~ James O'Brian, from an article on Mashable. What Is…