Geoff Dyer’s Top 10 Tips for Writers

Geoff Dyer was described in New York Magazine as being “one of our greatest living critics, not of the arts but of life itself, and one of our most original writers – always out there…

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Billy Wilder’s Tips for Writers

“Maybe nobody’s perfect but Billy Wilder comes as close to it as you’ll find among filmmakers in Hollywood today, and also yesterday.” – Jack Lemmon Six-time Oscar winner Billy Wilder is one of the most…

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Teju Cole’s Rules On Writing

  In this guest post Emmanuel Iduma, co-publisher and creative director of Saraba Magazine, shares some inspiring and practical advice from Teju Cole. Eight Letters to a Young Writer evolved as a fictional exercise addressed by Teju Cole to…

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23 Writing Tips from Booker-Prize Winning Authors

I. Eleanor Catton, winner in 2013 for The Luminaries “Read everything. You can learn from everything that has a narrative—books, of course, but also films, TV shows, computer games, advertisements, conversations, speeches, articles, the news. Read…

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3 Writing Tips from George R.R. Martin

A Game of Thrones, the first book in George R.R. Martin’s mind-bogglingly successful A Song of Ice and Fire series, was first published on this day in 1996. Martin is frequently asked for advice by aspiring…

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