Writing Inspiration

A Magic Trick For Writing

Guest Post The concept of point of view (POV) is a central magic of fiction writing. An editing client has just let me know he has problems with it, so I suggested he use guided imagery to help. Guided imagery is a little story you…

The AVBOB Poetry Project Year 2

Promoted Post Press release:  When the AVBOB Poetry Project was first announced on Mandela Day 2017, the hope – though modest and tentative – was that the online poetry competition that was launched two weeks later would provide a significant social resource for all South…
7 Reasons Why Introverts Make Good Writers

7 Reasons Why Introverts Make Good Writers

Introverts are often teased for being quiet and wanting to be alone. They are seen as being reserved, but the truth is that they prefer to conserve their energy for meaningful interactions with people who matter to them. According to Allison Abrams, introverts  'are not…
National Book Week 2018: Our Stories

National Book Week 2018: Our Stories

What is National Book Week? South Africa celebrates National Book Week, which begins in the first week of September every year. In 2018, we celebrate the week from 03-09 September. National Book Week (NBW) is South Africa’s largest and most recognised reading promotion campaign. Reading and literacy…
Writing Prompts September 2018

30 Writing Prompts For September 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. If you want to know how to use your prompts, read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. A prompt can be anything: a word, a line from…
Why You Need To Read More Books

Why You Need To Read More Books

Readers are obsessed with books. They love the look, feel, and smell of them. But is a reading habit really good for you? The answer is a resounding yes. We should read for the following 10 good reasons. 10 Good Reasons To Read More Books…

3 Simple Ways To Kick-Start Your Writing

It’s morning - again. You’re at your writing desk. You’ve just opened your laptop. The blank screen faces you like a hangman’s shroud; the cursor blinks with metronomic impatience. You’re on your third cup of coffee and still the creativity won’t come. What do you…

31 Writing Prompts For August 2018

Use our writing prompts to help you establish a writing routine. If you want to know how to use your prompts, read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice Prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. A prompt can be anything: a word, a line…

Writers Write – Our Book Reviews – July 2018

Welcome to our book reviews for July 2018. We hope you find one or two books that you will enjoy reading from the list. If you haven’t read our reviews before, we have a rating system, which is explained at the bottom of the page.…

How to Write More: A Copywriter’s Cornucopia

Guest Post There are another 800 words to go before I finish this article. Time flies, but words are escaping my head. What does it take me to write more? To deal with the problem I have to answer two classic questions:   Who is…
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