• How to practice creative writing

    How to practice creative writing

    When practicing creative writing, forget the somewhat illusionary idea, that writing or other creative expressions consist of waiting for a divine inspiration. Instead, you will need to find a way to balance creativity and discipline, two different polarities within yourself. It is easy to romanticize the more creative flow of inspiration during those late hours, where only you and the […]

     
  • What does creative writing mean?

    What does creative writing mean?

    Creative writing is best defined as the art of making things up. This differs from Academic writing or technical writing, where the objective is to describe something that exists. A pretty loose definition indeed, and is most often used to describe writing that is original and self-expressive. A news article would be a good example since its main goal is […]

     
  • The Most Popular Books in 2016

    The Most Popular Books in 2016

    I am sure a lot of us can not think of anything better than spending the day reading a book and escaping from the real world for a few hours. There are so many amazing authors out there today, that it may seem overwhelming to figure out what to read next. Goodreads and Amazon give us ideas of what we […]

     
  • Have a way with words? Three reasons you should consider a journalism degree

    Have a way with words? Three reasons you should consider a journalism degree

    1. Secure job market Compared to alternatives, like screenwriter, poet or novelist, a journalism degree actually comes with a pretty secured job market. Many great writers are or were journalists. This is an education and a craft, that provides you with a broad understanding of the written word. There are many styles of writing, from academical to more creative and […]

     
  • 7 universities worth considering for their writing courses

    7 universities worth considering for their writing courses

    If you’re studying journalism, you’ll want to know how to write superbly to enhance your career. A writers course, which will be tutored by professional writer’s, will help you write and get your work published. Today you can search many universities for writing courses, and nearly all of them offer free online courses, although you need to beware because not […]

     
  • How to Develop your Writing Skills and Technique

    How to Develop your Writing Skills and Technique

    Whether you are writing an essay, thesis or paper, there will come a time when you realize the importance of its quality and start thinking about ways you can improve it. Here are some ways you can develop your writing skills and technique: Understand your Readers and their Needs No matter what subject you are covering, it is imperative that […]

     
  • What’s Your Genre?

    What’s Your Genre?

    When it comes to writing fiction, there are lots of different genres to choose from and each genre comes with its own style and characteristics that makes it instantly recognizable to the readers. Most readers have one main genre that they prefer above all others and will tend to seek out books in that specific genre first. When writing a […]

     
  • Editing is Essential

    Editing is Essential

    Most writers simply want to get caught up in the art of perfectly expressing themselves on paper and crafting their words to form long lasting images in the minds of their readers. However, this is only part of the task of good writing and another important element is editing. There are lots of different editing processes that need to be […]

     
  • Advanced English Writing

    Advanced English Writing

    Persuasive writing One of the main problems that are encountered when writing a text meant for a certain type of audience is, more often than not, finding the right pace. This particular post will make an attempt at enumerating, describing and summarizing the main differences in most typical styles of writing. Another fundamental objective of this post will be to […]

     
  • Types of Writing

    Types of Writing

    One of the great things about taking a writing course is that it introduces students to different types and styles of writing. Each type of writing generally uses a set style and it is important to identify the style that should be used, and how to go about creating work that is specifically created for this style. Here is an […]