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Emotions: My Tool for Writing

BY GEETHA RANGANATHAN Sitting at the city library in Parramatta, I asked myself what drove me to write. As the clouds passed by, I realized

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Best Writing Tip: Fail Better

BY TOM BENTLEY When I first started sending article queries out in the eighties, callow youth that I was, I sent them to all the

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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Is Writing Your ‘Ikigai’?

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? If they’re already falling by the wayside, perhaps they weren’t the RIGHT resolutions for you, and you

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Best Writing Advice: Show Me

BY KRISTIN HOYT My numb, icy fingers grasp the frozen metal handle. Whoosh! A burst of warmth wraps around me like a familiar hug as

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The Only Failing is Never Trying!

By Helen Aitchison Our lives are riddled with self-doubt. Some more than others. We worry, analyse and focus on the negative. ‘I can’t do it!’

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How to Stick to Your Story

By Triyasha De ‘The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.’       

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What Memories Don’t Convey

By DAMON CROCKER He moved the bodies of the fallen soldiers to a central location. No, that’s not right, I thought as I violently hit

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Just Hit Send

By AMY MULLIS The Enter key is a dragon with sharp claws and teeth that drip the blood of those who dared to trespass. It

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Do I Dare Disturb the Universe?

By NEELESH RATHI You shouldn’t be afraid of writing garbage—or of other people seeing it. But, what if it’s not garbage? What if it’s not

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Playwriting 101

By EWING EUGENE BALDWIN I had ruined my voice touring for three years in a bus and truck company of Jesus Christ Superstar. I had

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We Write from Our Scars

By SARAH DITTMORE “It’s a great story,” my teacher acquiesced. I beamed with the smile of an over-achiever receiving the much longed-for validation of a

Writing is like baseball

Writing Is a Game for Optimists

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” This piece of wisdom came from an American baseball player long deceased.

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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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Write And Grow Rich

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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.

Children’s Book Questions

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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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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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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.