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7 Articles Every Newbie Blogger Should Read

I remember that thrilling moment when I published my first blog post. Back then, I thought that blogging was easy: you write a post, publish it, and get lots of clicks and hundreds of comments and shares. Now, when I look at my younger, less-experienced…

My Writing Journey – Avoiding Burnout

Kathy Mann joined our Writers Write - How to write a book course in 2015. She is launching her book in November. This is her story of her writing journey. How I Became A Writer For as long as I can remember, I dreamt of…

5 Creative Ways To Use Footnotes In Fiction

Ah, the humble footnote. You might think it’s only relevant to nonfiction, academic writing, or content-heavy papers. After all, you’ve seen research papers and essays; you used them in high school when writing a report. But, if you let go of preconceived notions, you can unlock…
How To Create Quality Content On A Deadline

How To Create Quality Content On A Deadline

Fast Content Creation  How can you create quality content in very little time? Years of experience helps. Or you can warp the time-space matrix and use my workflow! Parkinson's law states that ‘Work expands to fill the time available for its completion’. And boy was…

Doodle The Door Open: 3 Tips To Stay Creative

We all have a hive of unleashed creative energy locked in our skulls. It’s mostly intangible, hidden away behind an impenetrable, concrete block of a door. This door is connected to the mother of all hydraulic, digit-decapitating door hinges. It’s programmed to be closed and…

Which Country Reads The Most?

A Guide to Global Reading Habits "People read books not only for knowledge, but also for entertainment and as therapy. Since the printing press was invented in the 15th century, books have intrigued populations worldwide. The best-selling book of all time is Cervantes' Don Quixote, originally published in…

The Pros (& Cons) Of Outlining

Storytelling is a craft. Much of the craft has to do with the structure of the story, the construction of its narrative. The process of planning how the story works is known as outlining. Outlining with index cards that stand for plot events is a…

An Illustrated Look At Creating Dynamic Characters

"There's something wrong with your main characters, and you can't quite put your finger on it. When we struggle with creating a compelling, believable story for our protagonists, it most often boils down to one thing: we haven't fully grasped who they are, and what…

5 Visualisation Techniques To Help You Draft A Book

American writer, Mark Jenkins (The Hard Way: Stories of Danger, Survival and the Soul of Adventure) says: “Maps are essential. Planning a journey without a map is like building a house without drawings.” Writing is like a journey. Whether it’s for academic purposes, business reasons or…
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