NaNoWriMo’s coming!

NaNoWriMo – originally short for National Novel Writing Month – is an annual internet-based creative writing event that takes place every November. Despite the National in its name, participants now…

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Quote: Hilary Mantel

Write a book you’d like to read. If you wouldn’t read it, why would anybody else?  Hilary Mantel . Share this …FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinDiggRedditStumbleUpon

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Writers at work: Ernest Hemingway

INTERVIEWER: How much rewriting do you do? HEMINGWAY: It depends. I rewrote the ending to Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied. INTERVIEWER:…

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Quotes: Margaret Atwood

Writing is work. It’s also gambling. You don’t get a pension plan. Other people can help you a bit, but essentially you’re on your own. Nobody is making you do…

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Quotes: W. Somerset Maugham

There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.  W. Somerset Maugham . Share this …FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinDiggRedditStumbleUpon

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William Safire’s Rules for Writers

Remember to never split an infinitive.   The passive voice should never be used.   Do not put statements in the negative form.   Verbs have to agree with their…

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Quotes: Sylvia Plath

When I say I must write, I don’t mean I must publish. There is a great difference.  Sylvia Plath . Share this …FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinDiggRedditStumbleUpon

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