writerswrite.co.za5 Really Good Reasons To Outline Your Novel - Before You Write A Word - Writers WriteOutlining isn't a necessity, but there are so many advantages to it that even die-hard 'pantsters' should think twice about rejecting it. I have taught many people to write and most of those authors who finish writing their books have used an outline of some sort.7
eyeondesign.aiga.orgCan the Instagram Novel Really Get More People to Read Books?If you want eyes on something, very few options put them there like Instagram Stories. The company boasts that each day more than 400 million of the app’s 1 billion users stop scrolling through their feed of pics and vids long enough to explore the curated Stories of individual accounts, where there
crimereads.comThe Great Marriage Thriller - 7 Thrillers That Explore the Vicious Intimacies of Close RelationshipsThere’s something particularly sinister about discovering there is a monster living in your home, and that you’re married to her or him. It makes for a delicious set-up for a novel, especially when…6
twinenterprises.comPolitical and Socially Conscious Writing - A Literary e-zine: The Fear of Monkeys: Issue Thirty-One - Red-shanked DoucThe Fear of Monkeys - The Best E-Zine on the Web for Politically Conscious Writing. Come here for those texts which both agree with you, and challenge your own assumptions.1
independent.co.ukHaruki Murakami interview: 'When I write fiction I go to weird, secret places in myself'The great Japanese author talks to Sarah Lyall about the creative process, how his disciplined nature helps liberate his strange imagination, his new novel 'Killing Commendatore' and his love of ironing4
buzzbookstore.comThe Best 99 Novels Since 1939 (According to Anthony Burgess)Before There Was Buzzfeed, There Was Burgess Author Anthony Burgess, whose name was actually John Anthony Burgess Wilson, was most famous for writing the dystopian satire classic " A Clockwork Orange ". Being an avid reader in addition to being an author, he also felt the need to publish13
openculture.comSci-Fi Author J.G. Ballard Predicts the Rise of Social Media (1977)Say you were a fan of Steven Spielberg’s moving coming-of-age drama Empire of the Sun, set in a Japanese internment camp during World War II and starring a young Christian Bale. Say you read the autobiographical novel on which that film is based, written by one J.G. Ballard.