6 Literary Techniques You Might Not Know About

6 Literary Techniques You Might Not Know About

Let’s imagine that you’re watching an artist at work. With an expert hand, she uses different brushes, brush strokes and colors to create her work upon the canvas. You look closer. You see multiple layers of meaning and beauty. The work gets you to think, it gets you...
4 Ways to Improve Your Nonfiction Writing

4 Ways to Improve Your Nonfiction Writing

The market for nonfiction books is alive and well. People love to learn about themselves and the world around them through art, biography, economics, history, journalism, philosophy, psychology, religion, science, etc. In the United States alone, over 281 million...
The Most Common Causes of Writer’s Block

The Most Common Causes of Writer’s Block

There are lots of myths around the act of writing. You have probably heard some of them, such as: “Inspiration is a gift from God.” “You have to suffer for your art.” “Inspiration is finite.” It’s no wonder that writer’s block can be distressing for writers. What Is...
The Health Benefits of Writing

The Health Benefits of Writing

Did you know that writing can make you happier and healthier? People write for many different reasons. Some write because they feel compelled to express themselves and share their ideas with others. Others write because the act of writing, creating and recording their...