Writing Inspiration

3 Secrets To Simplicity In Your Writing Process

We often speak about the power of writing simply. We understand how that translates on the page, in the written work. What we don’t often speak about is how simplicity in the process of writing is just as important. For me, I know I waste…

How Long Does It Take To Read Popular Books?

There are few things more enjoyable than sitting down with an incredible book. The real word fades away as you immerse yourself in a new adventure. Unfortunately, our literary escapes can only last so long-- reality and obligations inevitably get in the way. So what's…

The Surprising Truth Of Finding Your True Story in Sorrow

When I was in my twenties, I had a perceptive psychiatrist. She was Polish, soft-spoken, but completely honest.  Something she said to me has stayed with me for more than twenty-five years. ‘That empty feeling you’re feeling inside is sorrow.’ This sounded bleak to a…

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…

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…

Your Editor Is Not Your Enemy

Your Editor Is A Partner In The Creative Process – Not Your Enemy Writing is something we do in isolation, but as soon as we send a story or novel in to an editor or agent, the process becomes collaborative. I didn’t always realise this…

Getting Your Lucky Break As A Writer

You Have To Show Up For the longest time, I didn’t feel like a writer. I felt like fraud. Once, when I was 30, I decided to respond to an ad for a position as magazine journalist. I didn’t have any experience, but I attached…

16 Tips From A Terrible Writer

Just like any other art or skill, writing takes time and practice. It may sound simple putting words together but if you look at it, it’s not. You have to use words to deliver your message and you have to make sense so readers can…
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