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10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Richard Ford’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Richard Ford is an American novelist and short story writer. He has written several novels, a memoir, and a number of short story collections. He was born 16 February 1944. Despite suffering from mild dyslexia, Ford became interested in books. He says that it may have aided…
100 Iconic Love Stories From Around the World

100 Iconic Love Stories From Around The World

Valentine's Day is here. What better way to get into the mood than by reading some of the most romantic books from around the world? Global English Editing has compiled a tantalising selection of romantic books plucked from 100 different countries. Some titles may already be familiar…
Joy Williams' 8 Essential Attributes Of The Short Story

Joy Williams’ 8 Essential Attributes Of The Short Story

Joy Williams is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Her novels include The Quick and the Dead and State of Grace. She was born 11 February 1944. She explores 'the failure of life in America, from a spiritual as well as economic perspective, as a virtual certainty.…
How to use a fountain pen

How To Use A Fountain Pen

Guest Post Even though we live in the digital age, the art of writing by hand should never become obsolete. There are so many benefits to writing by hand: it’s better for learning, can prevent you from getting distracted, keeps your brain sharp, and even…
28 Famous Writers Who Died In 2018

28 Famous Writers Who Died In 2018

We lost lost many literary greats last year, including a Nobel Prize in Literature winner. Amanda Kyle Williams - American crime writer best known for her Keye Street series of novels. Amos Oz - Israeli writer, novelist, journalist, and intellectual. Anita Shreve - American author, magazine writer, and editor.…
Michael Moorcock’s 10 Rules for Writers

Michael Moorcock’s 10 Rules for Writers

Michael Moorcock is an English writer and musician. Although he is published mostly in science fiction and fantasy, he has also written literary novels. He was born 18 December 1939. Moorcock became editor of the controversial British science fiction magazine New Worlds, where he championed the development of the experimental…
11 Public Libraries Invaluable to World History

11 Public Libraries Invaluable to World History

Guest Post Though many people eschew carrying a physical book these days, preferring e-readers or apps to get their reading done, printed book sales continue to increase.  Every writer knows that there is just something about collecting words on corporeal pages that grants history, depth,…
Helen Dunmore's 9 Rules For Writing Fiction

Helen Dunmore’s 9 Rules For Writing Fiction

Helen Dunmore was a British poet, novelist, and short story and children’s writer. She was born on the 12th of December 1952 and died on the 5th of June 2017. Helen Dunmore was the author of fourteen novels and 10 poetry collections. She won the Society of…
Breaking Down Writer’s Block

Breaking Down Writer’s Block

Guest Post While some people cry foul at the mere mention of writer’s block, claiming it’s all in the writer’s mind, the fact that there are days when your creative writing juices just don’t flow does exist. And it sucks. Not only do writing projects…
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