Writing Trivia

C. S. Lewis's 5 Rules For Writers

C. S. Lewis’s 5 Rules For Writers

C. S. Lewis was a British novelist, poet, academic, literary critic, and essayist. His works have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold millions of copies. The books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia have been popularised on stage, TV, radio, and cinema.…
Joe Eszterhas’s 10 Golden Rules of Screenwriting

Joe Eszterhas’s 10 Golden Rules of Screenwriting

Joe Eszterhas is a Hungarian-American writer. He wrote the screenplays for the films Flashdance, Jagged Edge, and Basic Instinct. He has also written several books, including Hollywood Animal, American Rhapsody, and Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith. He was born on 23 November 1944 in Csákánydoroszló, a small…
Jaime Lowe’s 8 Rules For Writing Memoirs

Jaime Lowe’s 8 Rules For Writing Memoirs

Jaime Lowe is an American writer. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Lowe is the author of Digging for Dirt: The Life and Death of ODB and Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind. Jaime Lowe’s 8 Rules For Writing Memoirs…
11 Steps to Writing a Bestselling Novel

11 Steps To Writing A Bestselling Novel

Guest Post Most writers dream about writing a best-selling novel. Are you one of them? A captivating story, with fascinating characters, vivid scenes, and a gripping plot are an essential first step. What if all the elements you believe make a great book are there,…
6 Superhero Writing Tips From Stan Lee

6 Superhero Writing Tips From Stan Lee

We were all saddened by the passing of Stan Lee, the legendary comic book artist and co-creator of some of pop culture’s most enduring superheroes. 6 Superhero Writing Tips From Stan Lee Here are six inspiring quotes from the legendary creator. ① Write what you…
Kurt Vonnegut On Making Your Soul Grow

Kurt Vonnegut On Making Your Soul Grow

Kurt Vonnegut was an American novelist, satirist, and graphic artist. He was born 11 November 1922, and died 11 April 2007. He is best known for his books which blend satire, black comedy and science fiction. These include the novels, Cat’s Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions. Kurt Vonnegut…
Janet Fitch's Top 10 Writing Tips

Janet Fitch’s Top 10 Writing Tips

Janet Fitch is an American author, born 9 November 1955. She is best known for her novel, White Oleander, a #1 bestseller and Oprah's Book Club selection that has been translated into 24 languages and was made into a feature film. Other novels include Paint It Black, and her…
Andrew Motion’s 10 Rules For Writers

Andrew Motion’s 10 Rules For Writers

Andrew Motion is a British poet, biographer, and novelist, especially noted for his narrative poetry. He was born 26 October 1952. Professor Andrew Motion read English at University College, Oxford. He was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. He also founded the Poetry Archive, an online…
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