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So, you think you just wrote an excellent book. You used a proper structure, selected the right words, and made a really great happy end. You think you chose a suitable...

By Jeff Martin. Life is a series of defining moments, with a lot of other boring stuff in between, mixed up in an order that doesn’t seem to make much sense....

By Tanya Jones (original post) In the last couple of days there’s been an awful lot of noise on social media about people who create things getting paid for those things...

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I’m definitely nerdy, there are no two ways about it. I’ve always suspected I’m a bit of a geek too, but it was when I discovered I have an opinion (and...

I was chatting with an associate today who mentioned that she’s often thought that she’d like to write a book, but she has no clue what to write about and feels...

  Thank you to Elaine Chissick for sharing this great chart with us. It’s very detailed, so your best option is likely going to be to save a copy of the...

When choosing a name for your characters spend a few minutes considering the following points to avoid 1. Don’t use a name that ends in the letter ‘s’ This is a...

Write what you know…write what you know. What would I write if I only wrote what I knew? I know how to burn toast (it’s how not to burn toast that...

Contributed by: S. C. Skillman To what extent can an author be held responsible for this, or is it down to the heart and mind of the reader? In 2012 I...

If you’re a writer, why bother to read? Right? I know, it sounds ridiculous, and yet more and more authors don’t read. They don’t read or buy books, and yet they...

Hello. My Name is Kira Morgana and I’m a Writing Fanatic. I’ve been writing things down for sixteen years now and there doesn’t seem to be any kind of cure or...