Creative Writing Tips and Advice

Creative Writing Tips

What You Need to Write Fiction

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How to Overcome Writer’s Block

Most writers face the dreaded writer’s block at some point in their writing journey. What could be scarier than sitting in front of a blank

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Taint the Innocent

A SHORT STORY BY ADELE ANDERSON WINNER OF THE 2021 WRITERS COLLEGE CREATIVE WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD After the house came the double garage

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You DO Have Time to Write

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Write First, Revise Later

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Write And Grow Rich

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Why the Editor is Not the Enemy

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How To Keep Your Point Of View Consistent

Every story is told from a particular point of view. It is the reader’s way “in,” enabling them to experience the world they are reading about. When the point of view shifts without warning, it takes the reader out of the action. Not only does it disrupt their experience, but it can confuse them about what is taking place in your story.


Let’s take a look at what point of view is, and how to avoid the common point of view mistakes beginner fiction writers make.

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How To Write Effective Dialogue

In most stories, people talk to each other. Many readers enjoy the “talking bits” the most, and will happily skip the scenic descriptions. So how

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Why the Editor is Not the Enemy

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How To Write Effective Dialogue

In most stories, people talk to each other. Many readers enjoy the “talking bits” the most, and will happily skip the scenic descriptions. So how

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You DO Have Time to Write

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How To Write Effective Dialogue

In most stories, people talk to each other. Many readers enjoy the “talking bits” the most, and will happily skip the scenic descriptions. So how

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It’ll Never Be Perfect

BY PATRICIA A. NUGENT As I grappled with my father’s volatile behaviour, hoping he’d change as a result of his infirmity, his hospice worker consoled

The Old Stump Story

BY DAKOTA LOVE My writing journey began when I was a wee girl of four years old. I wrote a story about a Native American

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What Stops You from Writing?

Fear, self-doubt, procrastination, waiting for perfect conditions – there are so many reasons why we put off getting started on our writing dreams.

At The Writers College, we help writers reach their goals, by encouraging a daily writing routine and removing the doubts from the writing process.