1st March, 2015Copy editing and proofreading tend to be thought of as the same thing, and although the two often go hand in hand, there are some significant differences.
27th February, 2015What’s the difference between a mediocre travel piece and the sort of narrative that makes you want to drop everything and get on a plane tomorrow?
23rd February, 2015Need new ideas for your blog or can't figure out how to get your protagonist out of a bind? Don't panic. Even the best writers get stuck sometimes, and when it happens, a good old-fashioned brainstorming session is often just what you need to clear the fog and unearth new ideas.
17th February, 2015Whether you're writing a novel, short story or magazine article, the title is one of the best tools you have at your disposal to hook editors and readers. So how do you find a title that personifies what you're writing and captures your audience's attention?
3rd September, 2014Good writing uses words sparingly, and if you’ve ever read a book or article that seemed poorly written but couldn’t work out what the problem was, there’s a good chance that it contained too much padding.
Life, advice and inspiration: an interview with freelance illustrator and artist, Sebastian Ciaffaglione18th August, 2014
15th August, 2014With the Soccer World Cup and the Commonwealth Games splashed all over our televisions, computer screens and newspapers this year, many of us have caught the sporting bug.
11th August, 2014Web writing and print writing are similar, yet are also very different skills. Find out how to tweak your writing to work both online and offline.
7th August, 2014Writer’s block is a problem that every writer will run into at some point during their career. It can be caused by any number of things, from a lack of motivation or inspiration to feeling pressured or stressed.
4th August, 2014Everyone faces rejection at some point in their career, and most successful writers and authors had to overcome more than just a few rejections before they finally made it big.