Writing Trivia

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…

27 Inspiring Gift Ideas For Writers (& Readers)

Most of the writers we've met love coffee (or tea), cats, and rainy weather. Real books ground them, and being surrounded by pens and pencils and paper makes them feel safe. They love word play, ideas, sentences that are properly constructed, and sentences that have…

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…

Which Shakespeare Play Should You See?

Created in 2013, Good Tickle Brain is the world's foremost (and very possibly only) stick figure Shakespeare webcomic.Mya Gosling, the creator of Good Tickle Brain says: "My father introduced me to Shakespeare when I was eight or nine years old, and I've been addicted ever…

18 Beautiful Words With No English Equivalent

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: The Science Behind Writing Drunk And Editing Sober How Long Did It Take…

e.e. cummings – on being nobody-but-yourself

Edward Estlin Cummings, known as e.e. cummings (born 14 October 1894, and died 3 September 1962) was an American poet, painter, essayist, and playwright. His work includes more than 900 poems, several plays and essays, numerous drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as two novels. He was…