Margaret Atwood’s Creative Process

“ I wish I had a formula, I wish I had a way of proceeding that would be kind of, you know, this is what Chapter One is always like, and this is what Chapter Two…

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John Green’s Guide to Common Spelling and Grammar Errors

The film adaptation of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars opened in cinemas on 6 June and took less than three weeks to make over $100,000,000 in North America alone. Green’s novel also currently holds…

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Something Out of Nothing: Jhumpa Lahiri on the Creative Process

“All writing, all art is just a wild leap off a cliff because there’s nothing to support you. You’re creating something out of nothing, really.  No one’s telling you to do it.  It comes from…

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Why George R.R. Martin Still Writes Using a Computer Program from 1987

George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series has sold over 25 million copies in North America alone. With each volume weighing in at close to a thousand pages or more, writing each…

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The Importance of ‘Therefore’ and ‘But’: Writing Advice from South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone

In 2014 iconic animated series South Park turns 17 years old. Since debuting in August 1997, over 240 episodes have gone to air and the show has won five Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2013, the Writers Guild of…

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