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Aerogramme Writers’ Studio’s 10 Most Popular Posts of 2013

As 2013 draws towards a close, we thought it would be a good opportunity to share the 10 most popular posts on our site from throughout the year.

10.   10 Great Podcasts for Writers

10 Great Podcasts for Writers

Podcasts are a great (free!) way to get writing inspiration and advice.

9.   23 Tips from Famous Writers for New and Emerging Authors

“Advice to young writers? Always the same advice: learn to trust our own judgment, learn inner independence, learn to trust that time will sort the good from the bad – including your own bad.” ― Doris Lessing

8.   The Story Spine: Pixar’s 4th Rule of Storytelling

Once Upon a Time

Brian McDonald is an extremely talented teacher and writer. We highly recommend his book Invisible Ink.

7.   12 Famous Writers on Literary Rejection

“I love my rejection slips. They show me I try.” – Sylvia Plath

6.   The Shapes of Stories by Kurt Vonnegut

The Shapes of Stories, a Kurt Vonnegut

This inforgraphic comes courtesy of talented graphic designer Maya Eilam.

5.   The Best Writing Advice You Will Receive All Year

The best writing advice you will receive all year.

When in doubt, think Zombies.

4.   Put One Word After Another: Neil Gaiman’s Eight Rules of Writing

Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules of Writing

Neil Gaiman fans should also check this video of him discussing The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

3.   Joss Whedon’s Top 10 Writing Tips

Joss Whedon Top 10 Writing Tips

Film critic Catherine Bray interviewed Joss Whedon in 2006 for UK movie magazine Hotdog to find out his top ten screenwriting tips.  Thank you to Catherine for allowing us to republish this story.

2.   What Were We Reading 30 Years Ago? 1983′s 10 Bestselling Books

Hollywood Wives

When this post went viral in October, our site crashed from all the traffic. It’s fascinating to see how reading habits change over time. Also check out 1973’s 10 Bestselling Books.

1.   Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling has received over 10,000 Facebook likes and been tweeted over 8000 times. It was our most popular post in 2013 and will probably still be our most popular post in 2113!


Thank you to all our subscribers and regular visitors for your support this year. We’d love to know what was your favourite post or perhaps what kind of posts you’d like to see more of in 2014. Share your thoughts in the comments field below.



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