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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Peter Carey’s Advice to Writers

“If you feel at all unhappy with your work, there is a good reason for it. Trust your judgment. Write the draft again, and again.”  At the end of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in…

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John Steinbeck’s Six Tips for Aspiring Writers

  1. Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day, it helps. Then when it gets finished, you are…

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