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5 Solutions to Teaching Students Writing

When I think about punishments for students, one of the first images that pops into my head is of Bart Simpson writing on the blackboard over and …

Creative Writing

Writing isn't a walk in the park - 7 things you'll need or learn to become a writer.

When you start writing a book, you quickly realize that writing is only a tip of the iceberg. Writing a book means you are not only a creative …

Welcome to Writing Clearly

<b>Why do the Writing Clearly course?</b><p>If you want to do well in written assignments at university, it is not enough to have good ideas and …

The Structure of a Murder Mystery in 5 Acts

What follows is a structure—one-among-many—a murder mystery could have. If you would like to read about a general story structure head over here: The …

Crime

What Is Scrivener?

What is Scrivener? It’s a good question. Maybe you’ve heard other writers talk about but you’re not exactly sure what it does or if it’s for you. …

How I Live and Work as an American Expat Writer (and You can Too)

I’m the guy you read about in the ads promising a lazy life overseas as you pen the next major novel.<p>The guy that works from any of the hundreds of …

Red Dot Geek - Inspire your inner geek!

INTRODUCTION CREEPY EMAIL SERVICES Welcome to a list of free email services that do not ask for your phone number. Yep, ...<br>Read More<p>INTRODUCTION USB …

Top 10 Rules Writers Love To Hate

Okay, okay I hate rules as every Bang2writer knows … But there ARE phrases and adages that seem to pop up, over and over. So I decided to put 10 …

Writing

12 Tips For Getting Feedback On Your Writing

So. You've written a thing, and now you want to know if that thing is any good. First of all, congratulations! Writing is impossible, and the fact …

The Best Book Writing Software for New Writers: Microsoft Word

It’s easy as a writer to fall into the trap of shiny new toys. There’s an endless number of book writing software programs claiming to be the best at …

FUNNY WOMEN #151: Creative Writing Tips

<i>Need to write something for some reason? Here’s how.</i> <b>Just Write</b>Ohmigod! Why are you reading this article on writing tips? You should be writing! You …

Creative Writing

25 Best Words of Encouragement for Writers and Creative Thinkers

For a new writer starting always seems tough. In fact, at the beginning, it becomes hard for them to figure out what to write exactly.<p>Writing has …

Writer's Block is Not an Excuse. How to Get Your Work Done | Issue 03 | Blogging 101

Writer’s block is not an excuse. Actually, Jerry Seinfeld said it better,<p>Writer’s block is a phony, made up, BS excuse for not doing your work.<p>When …

The best writing apps for your Mac, iPad and iPhone

Whether you are tentatively planning your first ever blog post or are a best-selling novelist working on your latest blockbuster, there are plenty of apps out there designed for writers. But as writers are sometimes known for their procrastination techniques, and choosing the right app could be the …

Wellcome prize shortlist announced: books that 'will change lives'

Six books are in contention for the annual award for excellence in science and health writing, including a trainee neurosurgeon’s posthumous memoir and books about the NHS, HIV/Aids and organ donorship<p>Spanning human origins, national health services, microbial life forms and death, the shortlist …

Books

Why Pastors Should Work Hard to Write Well

LightstockPastors should work hard to become clear, competent writers.That’s the thesis. Here’s the outline: two caveats, three reasons, four …

Writing

My Short Story Writing Process - In 12 Easy Steps

<i>Thank you for the continuing enthusiastic response to our Short Story Challenge. It’s awesome. I have also created a closed group on Facebook: 12</i> …

Creative Writing