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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…
The Relationship Between Famous Writers & Their Cats

The Relationship Between Famous Writers & Their Cats

Writers Write is a resource for writers. We’ve put together a post on the relationship between famous writers and their cats. Writers and cats have always shared a special bond. Alison Nastasi has written a book about the behind-the-scenes stories of Writers and Their Cats, which reminded me…
Why You Need To Read More Books

Why You Need To Read More Books

Writers Write is a resource for writers and readers. We’ve put together this post on why you need to read more books. Readers are obsessed with books. They love the look, feel, and smell of them. But is a reading habit really good for you?…
Annie Proulx 5 Rules For Writers

Annie Proulx’s 5 Rules For Good Writing

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared American writer, Annie Proulx's 5 Rules For Good Writing. Annie Proulx is an American journalist and author. She has also writes under the pseudonyms, E. Annie Proulx and E.A. Proulx. She was born 22…
V.S. Naipaul’s 7 Rules For Beginner Writers

V.S. Naipaul’s 7 Rules For Beginner Writers

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. We’ve put together a post about V.S. Naipaul' 7 rules for beginner writers. V. S. Naipaul (born 17 August 1932, died 11 August 2018) was a Trinidadian-British writer of Indo-Trinidadian heritage. He was best known for his novels…
Dennis Lehane's 10 Rules For Writers

Dennis Lehane’s 10 Rules For Writers

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared American author, Dennis Lehane's 10 rules for writers. Dennis Lehane, born 4 August 1965, is an American author whose books have been translated into more than 30 languages and have become international bestsellers. His…

14 Famous Signatures And Their Meanings

Guest Post Have you ever stopped to think about the role handwriting plays in our writing? Graphology, the study of handwriting, is such an interesting concept and something that can depict a lot about our emotions, self-awareness, and even upbringing. Many famous authors and other…

Raymond Chandler Remembers His Wife

Today, we're celebrating the anniversary of novelist Raymond Chandler's birthday. He was born 23 July 1888, and died 26 March 1959. Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter. He is considered to be a founder of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction. His novels include The Big Sleep, Farewell,…
Sarah Waters’ 10 Rules For Writers

Sarah Waters’ 10 Rules For Writers

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared Welsh novelist, Sarah Waters' 10 rules for writers. Sarah Waters is an award-winning, bestselling Welsh novelist who was born 21 July 1966. She is best known for her novels set in Victorian society.…
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