Ban the word Mate and you’ll have a world of pain from me, mate!

. . . now they’re apparently trying to ban the word ‘mate’ in Australia because it’s not inclusive? W.T.F, mate, W.T.F.

Write an Ending That’s Right for Your Book

On occasion, writers try too hard to write a twist at the ending of the book. It comes in the form of a cliffhanger or departs from the audience-capturing content already written in prior chapters. The important issue at hand is don’t. Forget the cliffhanger unless you’re planning a sequel, and forget the plot twist…

Struggling as an Author? Success Depends on Marketing More than Words

By Aral Bereux Publishing in a world today, where the market is saturated by wannabes and talent, is growing increasingly difficult. Navigating your way around the industry has never been more difficult, contrary to all the self-help blogs out there. Instead, the contemporary publishing industry is a diverse environment of complex trade sector trends and…

10 Memorable Dystopian Quotes

Sometimes all you need are a few short sentences to summarise the current situation, or remind you of humanity’s fragility.

The 4 Pillars of Good Writing

By Dan Sanchez How to “deschool” your writing. hich hard skill do recent college grads lack the most? In 2016, PayScale.com asked employers this question. The top response was “writing proficiency.” Wow. Our education system teaches few practical skills, but it does emphasize writing. So what gives? Incompetent teachers? Unteachable students? Actually, the problem for many college…