Whether you’re taking classes full-time or working and taking classes part-time, you need strong writing skills. Teachers, spend huge chunks of their lives reading and marking papers.
The way a sentence is worded determines whether it is active or passive. In an active sentence, the subject of the sentence is performing an action, whereas in a passive sentence, the subject is undergoing an action rather than performing it.
Although the days of scrawling out manuscripts with a quill pen on yellowed parchment are far behind us, many writers still swear by a simple notebook and pen to record their ideas and observations.
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a simple formula you could follow to ensure that your upcoming novel would sell out? While it will never be quite as easy that, researchers from Stony Brook University in New York believe they’ve developed an algorithm that can predict whether or not a book will be successful.
On the surface, a novel and a screenplay are two very similar creatures, but turning a great novel into an equally great screenplay is easier said than done.