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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…

Writing Tips From George Saunders

George Saunders is a New York Times best-selling American writer of short stories, essays, novellas and children’s books. He won the Man Booker prize in 2017 for Lincoln in the Bardo. Since 1996, he has taught young American writers in the Syracuse MFA Program. His work has…

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 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 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. Here are her eight tips for writing…
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. Here are six inspiring quotes from the legendary creator. ① Write what you love to read “If you write something…
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