J.R.R. Tolkien’s Writing Tips (Infographic)

“Criticism – however valid or intellectually engaging – tends to get in the way of a writer who has anything personal to say. A tightrope walker may require practice, but if he starts a theory…

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This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length

This short example from Gary Provost demonstrates what happens when a writer experiments with sentences of different lengths, as quoted in Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark.

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Famous Authors Who Hated Each Other’s Writing (Infographic)

“He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.” – William Faulkner on Ernest Hemingway “Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?” – Ernest…

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The Best Books of the 21st Century (Infographic)

Are you looking for your next great read? This infographic/flow chart from USC Rossier might be able to help. It covers some of the best fiction, non-fiction and children’s titles released so far this century and…

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Publication Rights for Freelance Writers (Infographic)

When you publish a piece of writing in a magazine or literary journal, the editor will commonly ask for the ‘first rights’ or similar to reproduce your work. This infographic from Brian Scott at freelancewriting.com explains some…

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