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Sebastian Faulks On Finding Excuses Not To Write

Sebastian Faulks On Finding Excuses Not To Write

Sebastian Faulks is a British author born on 20 April 1953. He is best known for his historical novels, which include Birdsong, Charlotte Gray, and The Girl at the Lion d’Or. His latest novel is Paris Echo. Sebastian Faulks was the first literary editor of “The Independent”, and then went on…

The Surprising Reading Habits Of Millennials

Guest Post Comedian Brad Upton joked about Millennials being the dumbest people he ever met. Why? They consume energy drinks, which they don’t need, use a debit card for a dollar and forty cents purchase, and don’t even memorize phone numbers. I beg to differ.…
12 Truths Anne Lamott Has Learned From Life And Writing

Anne Lamott On Life And Writing

Anne Lamott is an American novelist, non-fiction writer, political activist, public speaker, and writing teacher. She is most famous for writing Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. A few days before she turned 61 (she was born 10 April 1954), she decided to write…
Is The Typewriter The New Must-Have Writing Tool?

Is The Typewriter The New Must-Have Writing Tool?

GUEST POST When you think of a typewriter, do you visualise obsolete machines with some decorative value? Do you think of them as the source of the QWERTY keyboard on your computer? Or, do you think of the more modern typewriters that Tom Hanks collects?…
The Books That Made An Impact On The World

Books That Made An Impact On The World

Writers have a lot to learn from our favourite books. Authors from different genres and time periods teach us new themes, literary devices, and other techniques that inspire our writing. Catch-22 is an example of a book that introduced a new approach to satire when describing…
6 Writing Tips From Bernard Cornwell

6 Writing Tips From Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell is a British author of historical novels, modern thrillers, and a history of the Waterloo Campaign. He was born 23 February 1944. He is best known for his novels featuring Napoleonic Wars rifleman, Richard Sharpe, which were adapted into a series of Sharpe television…
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…
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