Matthew Shand

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What Are the Top Grammar and Writing Errors of 2017?

Mixing up lay and lie was the top usage error of 2017, according to a recent report by NoRedInk, a website that aims to help students bone up on …

North Dakota

Win up to $500 for writing a poem or short story!

The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art …

Creative Writing

QUARTERLY CREATIVE NONFICTION ESSAY CONTEST

QUARTERLY CREATIVE NONFICTION ESSAY CONTEST OVERVIEW: WOW! is proud to introduce our newest essay contest! Writers have been asking us to host an …

5 common linguistic missteps

Words can be misused in a variety of ways, as illustrated in the following examples, each followed by an explanatory discussion and a revision.<p><b>1. A</b> …

How To Write A Children's Book In 9 Easy Steps - Complete Guide for 2018

Have you ever wondered how to write a children’s book, and if you have what it takes to create one?<p>For me, it’s this smile. That’s my reason for …

A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time

A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time by Terry Heick Writing is difficult to teach, if for no other reason than it is also …

Creative Writing

3 New Agents Seeking Literary and Commercial Fiction, Memoir, Nonfiction and Kidlit

Here are three new agents actively seeking clients. Julia Livshin (independent agent) is primarily interested in literary fiction and quality …

Best advanced features in Scrivener for Mac

Once you've mastered Scrivener's basics, up your game with some of its more esoteric features.True, Scrivener's designed to stay out of your way when …

Ignore your inner critic

<b>To inspire and support your writing journey, we post a writing tip each week on CBC Books. This tip is from Samantha Mansfield.</b><p>"It's been important …

Homeschooling

Basics to better writing: get outside

I thought I’d start a mini-series titled <i>‘basics to better writing.’</i><p>You’d have heard it all before (especially if you’re an avid reader of The Writing …

Tufts Poetry Award Finalists, Reading Habits in the Tech Age, and More

StaffDaily NewsRon Padgett receives lifetime achievement award from Poetry Society of America; Elena Ferrante to write column for the <i>Guardian</i>; …

How to compile your manuscript in Scrivener for Mac

Here's how to get your story, novel, screenplay, or research paper in the right shape to share with others.You've counted words, checked spelling and …

How to Tackle Writer’s Block

Putting words to page is nary an issue when there’s an urgency of expression in our ideas and opinions.<p>A lot of times, we create the pressure that …