Causes of death in Shakespeare’s plays

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The pedants’ revolt

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Prolific writers

According to Guinness World Records, L. Ron Hubbard is credited with having the most published works by one author (1,084). But the man who once said, “You don’t get rich…

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For aspiring writers …

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Secret writer’s tools – The G&O Style Guide

Pacman or Pac-Man? Phony or phoney? Post-modern or postmodern? At some point in your writing you’re going to need a style guide. Many publishers use the definitive Chicago Manual of…

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30 awful analogies

As Abraham Lincoln once said, “The problem with the internet is that you can’t always rely on it’s accuracy.” The awful analogies below are widely attributed to quotes taken from…

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17 quotes about writing

Easy reading is damned hard writing. Nathaniel Hawthorne …I have this one nasty habit. Makes me hard to live with. I write… Robert A. Heinlein Those who write clearly have…

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Why is English spelling so weird?

A 4:03 distraction from your writing … Now get back to work!

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Cheer up!

Some humourous quotes about writing …   I wrote a few children’s books. Not on purpose. Steven Wright If Moses were alive today he’d come down from the mountain with…

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Ah, so that’s what they mean!

Ever wondered what those editorial quotes on the backs of books are all about? Here’s a quick guide: a real tear-jerker writing so bad it makes you cry a writer…

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