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The Top 42 Writing Posts Of 2018

The Top 42 Writing Posts Of 2018

At the beginning of the year we have a tradition of posting our Top 42 Writing Posts from the previous year. (There was no special reason for the number 42 in 2013 when we started, but we’ve kept up the tradition since then.) These were the posts you…
32 Ways To Write About Fear

32 Ways To Write About Fear

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we have included 32 things for you to consider when you write about fear. One of our most popular posts on Writers Write is 37 Ways To Write About Anger. We thought we would look at…
The Power Of The Premise In Fiction

Why You Need A Premise In Fiction

The Power Of The Premise In Fiction A premise in fiction is a brief statement that has been revealed in a story. Do you need one in your story? General Definition: An assertion or proposition which forms the basis for a work or theory. You…
7 Ways To Create Suspense In Your Memoir

7 Ways To Create Suspense In Your Memoir

[This excerpt is from our Secrets of a Memoirist course.] "Memoir... may look like a casual and even random calling up of bygone events. It’s not; it’s a deliberate construction." ~William Zinsser Even Memoirs Need Suspense Suspense is not conflict. Suspense means keeping readers on the…
All About Parts Of Speech

All About Parts Of Speech

Two years ago, we ran a series called Grammar for Beginners. We included parts of speech in it. For today's post, we have included links to all the parts of speech in one post. What Are Parts Of Speech? In language, parts of speech are…
The State Of The Internet In 2018

The State Of The Internet In 2018

Do you realise how important the internet is to you and your business in 2018? Writers Write now generates more than 90% of its business through social media channels and its blog. This is not a surprise. Have a look at the state of the internet…
How To Define Your Character's Narrative

How To Define Your Character’s Narrative

To define your character's narrative, you need to discover the WHY. What is a narrative? A narrative is a story.  It is the way in which we present a situation or series of events that reflects a specific point of view, which comes with its own…
The A-Z Of Blogging

The A-Z Of Blogging

The blogging life can be rewarding if you're determined to make a success of it. While it is hard work, it's also good to remember to have fun while you're doing it. I've put together a list of important things to think about when you…
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