writers

20 Quirks and Strange Habits

James Joyce preferred writing while lying down on his stomach. He used large blue pencils and wore a white coat while writing.

The weird side of famous writers is shown in the infographic below. Read about James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Franz Kafka, Truman Capote, Victor Hugo, Edgar Allan Poe, Flannery O’Connor, Anthony Burgess, Friedrich Schiller, Agatha Christie, Alexandre Dumas, William Faulkner, Lewis Carroll, Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, Vladimir Nabokov, Jane Austin, Honore De Balzak, Arthur Conan Doyle and Dan Brown.…

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Writing Is Not Always Easy

Writers Use Outlines

Writers Use Outlines

The mess in the middle is a different illness. If left unchecked, it can be fatal. I’m willing to wager that this is where most writers abandon their projects.

By: Brunonia Barry

One year into a two-year book deadline, I have reached page 165 in my manuscript. So far, my characters have obediently done everything I’ve asked of them, but today something changed. This morning, they couldn’t seem to take a step without tripping over their feet. So they decided to stand still. I couldn’t make them go forward, and I couldn’t make them go back. When …

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