Tips for Writing a Short Story

Tips For Writing A Short Story

Structure Of Your Short Story Novice writers are often given this advice on how to structure their short stories: Put a man up a tree Throw stones at him Get him down When you come to...
The Writer's Toolkit

The Writer’s Toolkit

Apprentices to traditional arts, crafts, and trades spend a lot of time getting to know the tools and techniques of their profession. Through that, they gain confidence and a deep understanding of the best...
So You Want to Publish a Novel?

So You Want To Publish A Novel?

So you want to publish a novel? It’s a daunting prospect and not quite the glamorous undertaking you might think. Forget the media interviews and book signings, the publishing world is not for the...
Latin Phrases

Latin Phrases

The original phrase Veni, Vidi, Vici translates to "I came, I saw, I conquered." Here are some modern, up-to-date versions: Veni, Vidi, Visa -- I came, I saw, I went shopping Veni, Vidi, V8 -- I came, I...
How to Write Persuasively

How To Write Persuasively

When writing an advertisement, your aim is to persuade your readers to follow a particular course of action – willingly. There are three elements in this process: 1. You must win the trust of your audience. 2....
How to Write Great Prose to Bring Together Your Perfect Novel

How To Write Great Prose To Bring Together Your Perfect Novel

Writing prose is a highly subjective process that is not always confined to the bounds of a fixed set of rules. Before you think about writing prose, try to keep in mind that writing itself, and indeed what you write, is simply an extension of …
How to Write a 'Darned Good' Novel

How To Write A ‘Darned Good’ Novel

If you’ve ever wanted to write a novel, but didn’t know where to start, you’ll find plenty of help writing your book in this article. Novel writing is just like any other writing in...
How To Get Your Story Straight

How To Get Your Story Straight

You were probably just a kid when you learned about getting your story straight. I mean, if you were going to tell a grown-up a "story", you had to get it straight or run...
How Authors Get Paid

How Authors Get Paid

You're working on your craft, learning how to create a strong novel or intriguing non-fiction book. Great. But as much as you enjoy the writing itself, you'd really love to get paid for it....
How to brainstorm

How To Brainstorm

When you have an assignment to complete, we all know that the first word is the hardest - so you begin by writing down all the relevant points you can think of on a...