Henry Miller Shares 11 Writing Commandments

In this post, we share the American writer and painter, Henry Miller’s 11 Writing Commandments. Henry Miller was an American writer and painter. He was born 26 December 1891, and died 7 June 1980. His autobiographical novels achieve a candour—particularly about sex—that made them a liberating influence in mid-20th-century literature. He is also notable for a free andContinue reading “Henry Miller Shares 11 Writing Commandments”

Remembering Ernie Pyle, in Honor of National Columnist Day

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernest Taylor Pyle was a Pulitzer Prize—winning American journalist and war correspondent who is best known for his stories about ordinary American soldiers during World War II. Pyle is also notable for the columns he wrote as a roving human-interest reporter from 1935 through 1941 for the Scripps-Howard newspaper syndicate that earned him wide acclaimContinue reading “Remembering Ernie Pyle, in Honor of National Columnist Day”

Henry James – “Of Course I Was Under the Spell”

“Of course I was under the spell, and the wonderful part is that, even at the time, I perfectly knew I was. But I gave myself up to it; it was an antidote to any pain, and I had more pains than one.” —THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Henry James, born on this day, April 15, 1843.

Happy Freelance Writers Week: 5 Ways To Say Thank You!

Do you work as a freelance writer? Celebrate, my colleagues, for this is our week–National Freelance Writers Appreciation Week.

The Different Writing Styles? : The Four Types of Writers

Writing Styles: I would like to share with you all a video produced by professional fiction editor, Ellen Brock.

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