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When I was little, I assumed that “being a writer” meant sitting down every day at my vintage typewriter, perhaps in a rustic woodland cabin, with my golden retriever at my feet, and “writing my novel.” It all seemed so simple. But now that I am an a…
Writing more is a popular, and very great, New Year’s resolution, so we decided to ask BuzzFeed staff to share their best advice for aspiring writers, and check out what Quora users had to say too. 8. If you’re looking for a way to get your creative juice flowing again, considering reading and following the advice of The Artist’s Way .
As the holiday season wraps up, we thought we’d take a little break from our regularly scheduled educational, inspirational writing career content to bring you something a little fun…a tongue-in-cheek take on the classic 12 Days of Christmas from the point of view of us writers! Enjoy!
Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018] Stuck in an airport? Bored on a plane? Uninspired by the surroundings on a long car ride? Sounds like a great time to work on some writing exercises.
Whether you write for business or pleasure or both, you want your prose to be at the very least comprehensible and free from typos-and as usual, there are apps for that. These are some of the best tools we’ve come across for keeping your writing as neat, as tidy, and as impactful as possible.
Today’s post is going to be a little different. Instead of focusing on the mechanics of writing, I’m going to dive into something more important: you need to tell your story. Here’s why. For a lot of us, this has been a rough year, a tiring year, a painful year.
Inspiring quotes for fresh starts and new beginnings. A new year brings a blank slate, the chance to begin again. But really, every day provides us the opportunity for a fresh start. Here are 20 inspiring quotes intended to do just that. 1.
Do you write a blog? Mentor other writers? Parent a tiny version of yourself? Then you’re a coach! While you may not work in a classroom or on the field, odds are you practice some form of teaching and coaching that impacts the lives of others.
Every writer needs a collection of solid craft books. Some might help you craft more concise sentences, sell more books, or create killer plot outlines. Others might lead you to reflect on the writing life and why you want - or need - to write. A combination of solid how-to advice and opportunities for contemplation is ideal.
Writers across the globe spent a frenzied month neglecting their laundry, sneaking writing time at lunch, and compulsively checking their word counts. Whether you won, lost, or didn’t participate at all, here’s what NOT to do the day after NaNoWriMo ends.
Prior to giving a briefing in Vietnam in front of a team of his superiors, my dad put his words in front of his commanding officer. 45 minutes later when his boss finished reading, he turned to him and said, “This is good, but cut it down to 3 minutes.”
As a kid, I filled journals at a rapid pace, to the point where my collection of literature was rivaled by my collection of notebooks. When I was 12, my mother bought me a digital typewriter for Christmas – its memory was at capacity before the new year.
Heather thought she’d found the perfect tone for her writing. She knew it … this article would be so good, that her readers would feel touched and inspired. She felt excited. She had finally found her voice, and was writing with passion, power, and pizzazz. Yay! She brewed a cup of evening tea.