Do you need help becoming a better proofreader? I've got you covered: here are some tools that will change the way you approach editing a document in Microsoft Word.
Today, January 9th, is Word Nerd Day. This day is special to everyone who loves reading, writing, and all things English. Here are 4 fun facts about words you can use to impress your family and friends today.
Do you find yourself getting stuck writing the same scene over and over again? You may have writer's imperfection. Here's how you can overcome it.
When it comes to writing, we're told the more time we put in, the better we'll get. Yet the quality of that practice is oftentimes overlooked. Here's how quantity and quality affect your writing, and how you find the perfect amount of daily writing practice.
National Novel Writing Month is a fun time to challenge new and advanced writers alike! Here's 7 tips to help you surive the Nanowriting month challenge, as well as strategies you can use to make it to the end.
Have you ever found yourself tired of putting words onto the page? Maybe you've taken a writing hiatus or you're looking to get back into the craft. Here's how you can make a comeback after a writing hiatus.
Imagine this: a literary agent reads your query letter and decides to check out the opening to your story. You've passed the first test (writing that query letter and getting their attention), and now it's time for them to be bedazzled by your writing.
But how you do go about starting a novel? Here's seven tips on how to write a good first chapter.
Writing the first draft is one of the most exciting things in a writer's journey. This is the first time you're working with your characters/information and putting it down into prose for your audience. However, it can also be daunting to write and finish the first draft. Sometimes there's a lot to keep track of, and you want to make sure you're putting yourself in a good position for when you start making revisions. Also depending on your work's length, it can take a long time to finish the first draft. But how do you write a good first draft? Let's find out!
Every writer has their own opinion on the topic. Some believe it's nearly impossible to learn from classes while others think that this craft can be studied under a teacher. You'll find hundreds of differing opinions on this topic, and the answer usually depends on the outlook of the writer.
Can writing be taught? Well, my unique take is this: if you really want to learn the art of writing, of course writing can be taught -- but it might not be in a traditional classroom setting. Here's how.
All writers have different reasons for writing. Some people might want to inspire or educate; other writers seek to simply entertain those who read their work.
However, writing is a craft that anyone at any skill level can improve. Here's nine goals all improving writers should have.