Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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Where to Find First-Person Stories

Last week, I wrote about how you don't have to sell your soul, breach your boundaries, or monetise your deepest traumas in...

6 Things You Need to Know About Your Protagonist

"Plot springs from character."- Anne Lamott Are you writing fiction? If so, you need to know your protagonist(s)...

How to Read Like a Writer

"If we want to write, it makes sense to read—and to read like a writer. If we wanted to grow roses, we...

Five Lessons Copywriters Can Learn from Fiction Writers

"“Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.”- Leo Burnett

You Don’t Have to Stick to One Genre of Writing

"All great works of literature either dissolve a genre or invent one."- Walter Benjamin "Stick to one genre of...

Letting Go of the Need for Perfection

“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the...

Bad Writing Advice I Want You to Never Follow Again

"No enemy is worse than bad advice." Sophocles   Ever been given some really bad...

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Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2021

Well, here we are again at the end of the month and it's time for another wrap-up! I hope you've all had...

Knowing When to Stop

"There's a big difference between giving up and knowing when to stop."- Unknown For various reasons, I'm currently making...