Writing Trivia

10 Commonly Misused Words

10 Commonly Misused Words

Are you proud of your vocabulary? Do you think you have a firm grasp of the English language? You may want to study this infographic of 10 commonly misused words to make sure you're not making these silly mistakes. Source for infographic: Advanced Marketing Strategies This…

Trevor Noah Wins The Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award

Trevor Noah won The Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award last week for his memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. The prize is awarded to the favourite book as chosen by South African booksellers. Trevor took time to thank his readers, South African booksellers, and…

7 Things You Might Not Know About John Green

John Green is an award-winning, best-selling American writer of young adult fiction. He is also a YouTube vlogger and educator. His novels include Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars. Green was included in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people…
10 Writing Tips From Paulo Coelho

10 Writing Tips From Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for his novel, The Alchemist. Here are 10 writing tips from Paulo Coelho that will help you become a better writer: On Confidence: You cannot sell your next book by underrating your book that was just published. Be proud…

William Goldman – 10 Commandments On Writing

Novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter, William Goldman has become a writing legend over a career spanning fifty years. His novels include Marathon Man, and The Princess Bride, both of which Goldman adapted for film. He won two Academy Awards for the screenplays, Butch Cassidy and the…

The 11 Top-Earning Authors Of 2017

Every year, Forbes announces the top-earning authors in the world.  Nearly half of the authors on 2017's list are women. Some of the perennial favourites have fallen off the list, including George R.R. Martin, John Green, and Veronica Roth. Hayley C. Cuccinello writes: 'For the first time…
5 Things Beatrix Potter Can Teach You About Writing

5 Things Beatrix Potter Can Teach You About Writing

Beatrix Potter was a popular English author, illustrator, and natural scientist. She was famous for her children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Here are five things writers can learn about writing from the author's own words: 'There is…

Mary Karr’s Memoir Checklist To Stave Off Dread

Mary Karr is an American poet, essayist and memoirist. She is well known for her best-selling books, Lit: A Memoir, Cherry, and The Liars' Club She published The Art of Memoir in 2015. In the book, she includes 'An Incomplete Checklist To Stave Off Dread'. She says: "Writers…

Writing Advice From The World’s Most Famous Authors

Over the years, Writers Write has featured many posts about the advice famous writers give. I've put all of these pearls of wisdom together in one bumper post. Enjoy. 6 Things Alfred Hitchcock Can Teach You About Writing How To Become A Writer – The…
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