I hope you’ve enjoyed this whirlwind introduction to the writer’s journey. Now that we’ve come to the end of the series, it’s time for you to begin your own journey.
For many people–readers and writers alike–writing novels defines the writing life. After all, when we study literature in school, it’s usually novels we’re assigned to read and report on, with the occasional short story thrown in. Plus, if you’re on your way to becoming an avid author, it’s probably because you were an avid reader–a […]
While logic would dictate that a work is either fact or fiction, in reality, a good deal of writing falls into special categories. As a writer, the responsibility rests on you to translate the learning and discoveries of complex fields into words that are meaningful to other professionals or accessible to the general public. With […]
Fiction writers, unite! There’s something special about the ability to create new worlds, one-of-a-kind characters, and never-before-experienced history. An author of fiction can present ideas that would be resisted, if not rejected outright, in non-fiction. So if you’ve been holding back because you’ve been told that fiction is just “escapism,” read on.
Many writers—and readers—prefer factual material over fictional. The options for non-fiction writers are limitless: The universe is literally at their fingertips. From the endless reaches of space to the intricate machinery of the tiniest cell, and from an in-depth examination of history to projections for the future, any subject is fair game for the non-fiction […]
You’re a writer. You love to write. You want people to read your writing. Probably you want people to pay to read your writing. The question is: What should you write? Actually, there are a number of questions related to that one. Who is your audience? Are they old or young? Rich or poor? Where […]