Joyce Carol Oates’s Top 10 Writing Tips

In July this year Joyce Carol Oates, one of the most prominent writers of her generation, posted on Twitter her top 10 writing tips. For new and experienced writers alike, this is some very valuable…

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8 Writing Tips from Paulo Coelho

On Confidence You cannot sell your next book by underrating your book that was just published. Be proud of what you have. On Trust Trust your reader, don’t try to describe things. Give a hint…

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Writing Advice from C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a novelist, poet, academic and essayist, and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at…

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How to Mix Voices Like Annie Proulx

A guest post by Joe Bunting  I was in Kenya when I found it. It was a loaner from a friend, a travel buddy. They couldn’t handle the slow plot, the terse sentences, the overall…

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Cate Kennedy’s Top 10 Tips for Writers

Over the past few months we’ve shared top 10 writing tips from a range of famous international authors including Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith and Jonathan Franzen. In this post we thought we share advice from an…

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