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Andrew Motion’s 10 Rules For Writers

Andrew Motion’s 10 Rules For Writers

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we share British poet and novelist, 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…
Philip Pullman: On Writer’s Block

Philip Pullman: On Writer’s Block

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared a piece from English novelist, Philip Pullman: On Writer's Block. Philip Pullman is an English novelist. He is the author of several best-selling books, most notably the fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials and the fictionalised biography…
Elmore Leonard’s 11 Rules For Writing Fiction

Elmore Leonard’s 11 Rules For Writing Fiction

Writers Write is a resource for writers. In this post, we’ve included Elmore Leonard's 11 rules for writing fiction. Elmore Leonard was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. He started writing westerns, but went on to specialise in crime fiction and thrillers, many…
10 Things William Faulkner Had To Say About Writing

10 Things William Faulkner Had To Say About Writing

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we share 10 things William Faulkner had to say about writing. William Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate. Born 25 September 1897 (died 6 July 1962), he is considered to be one of…

Banned Books Week – The 10 Most Challenged Titles Of 2017

What is Banned Books Week? Banned Books Week is the book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. This year the week is celebrated from 23-29 September 2018. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books…
Cheryl Strayed's Advice For Beginner Writers

Cheryl Strayed’s Advice For Beginner Writers

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared American writer, Cheryl Strayed's advice for beginner writers. Cheryl Strayed is an American memoirist, novelist, podcast host, and essayist. She is the author of the memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest…
National Book Week 2018: Our Stories

National Book Week 2018: Our Stories

What is National Book Week? South Africa celebrates National Book Week, which begins in the first week of September every year. In 2018, we celebrate the week from 03-09 September. National Book Week (NBW) is South Africa’s largest and most recognised reading promotion campaign. Reading and literacy…
Jeanette Winterson’s 10 Rules for Writing

Jeanette Winterson’s 10 Rules For Writing

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared British writer, Jeanette Winterson's 10 rules for writing. Jeanette Winterson is a British writer who was awarded an OBE for services to literature. Her book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit won the 1985 Whitbread Prize…
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