Writing Tip #8 Defy expectations

Richard ArthurWriting

    This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: I’m sharing this next tip as a Bonus, because it’s not essential but it’s a good tool to be aware of. It makes a big difference. This one is useful when you’re writing … Read More

Writing tip #7 A hack to addictive, unputdownable writing….

Richard ArthurWriting

This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below:   This is one of the hacks to addictive, unputdownable writing… The kind that keeps people hooked, compelled to turn pages. To be used naturally and sparingly in an otherwise well-written work.   If you’ve … Read More

Writing tip #6 Show. Don’t tell

Richard ArthurWriting

  This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: Have ever noticed how painstaking it can be to get through a single page of a textbook or scientific study? But you can fly through entire chapters of a novel without thinking twice about … Read More

Writing tip #5 TK

Richard ArthurWriting

This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: No, that’s not a typo. It might be your new secret weapon… Last time, we covered one of three practical tips to support your creative process: Having a sacred space. These next two will … Read More

Why You Should Read Fiction

Neil StraussNeil

I realized this when my agent told me he represented a book that had been nominated for the National Book Award. Despite its critical acclaim, it had sold, he said, only two thousand copies. Afterward, I was talking to my publicist at HarperCollins. And she was discussing how it was nearly impossible for a first-time novelist to get significant press. … Read More