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Workshop – Ghost Stories – How to write a short ghost story in the classic Jamesian style

By |November 26th, 2019|Categories: Creative Writing, How To, Workshop|Tags: |

Workshop Details: In the workshop, we will discuss ideas, structure and plot points that relate to classic victorian ghost stories and in particular those [...]

Don’t risk losing some of the most valuable time of your life – Books or Social media?

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pixabay: Comfreak A lot of research has been emerging about how much time we spend scrolling through our social media feed at the expense [...]

How to make your writing suspenseful – A talk from TED-Ed

By |October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Creative Writing, Education, How To|Tags: , |

This is a great short video from TED-Ed / Victoria Smith on how to make your writing suspenseful. Although this will not provide anything new [...]

Build a WordPress.Com Website – A central online hub for you as a writer

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |

The Writers Initiative has setup a new course that will teach you how to quickly and efficiently setup your own website. It goes without saying [...]

Grammar Rules: That and Which – by Melissa Donovan…

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Education, Grammar and Punctuation|Tags: , , , , |

on Writing Forward: There’s a lot of confusion about that and which. These two words are often used interchangeably, even though they’re not necessarily interchangeable. [...]

4 Ways to Improve Academic Writing Skills — EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Writers|Tags: , , , |

As a student, there’s no denying that writing is one of the most important skills you have. Sure, you know how to write; but do [...]

Six actions to focus your mind and reduce distractions from your mobile phone…

By |September 12th, 2019|Categories: Education, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The delicious smell of baked bread, with a wisp of oregano, filled the air while I waited for my dinner at Caffe Gondola, a local [...]