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What’s Involved in Writing an Offer for a House?

You've decided to buy a house, you've found the house of your dreams, and now it's time to sit down and write up a...

Writing a Book Proposal

Approaching Publishers to Publish Your Nonfiction Work Have an idea for a great nonfiction book? Before you even think of approaching a publisher or other...

How Do Writers Get Their Ideas?

This question is perhaps the most loaded of all the questions an unpublished writer asks a published one. Just about every writing book I've...

The Moscow Cats Theatre: Cat Acrobats and Human Clowns

19 Years of Cats and Clowns The Moscow Cats Theatre was founded in 1990 by professional clown Yuri Kuklachev. Its cast of 120 cats (and...

The 5 Biggest Writing Myths – Because Writing is Meant for...

Writing has been considered an art by many for a long time. Newspapers, books, editorials, and magazines all can thank their existence to writing....

How to Write the Script for an Independent Film

Based on years of input, your script should follow predetermined industry standards. The fact that you are writing an independent film means some of...

Tips for Writers to Overcome Writer’s Block

Writer's block - it's a condition that almost every writer has experienced at some point during their life. While every writer is different, here...

My Refrigerator Dilemma

Mom, there’s nothing to eat! How often have we heard this yelled throughout the house? I walk into the kitchen only to discover one...

Ten Tips for Writing Better Essays

Every writer can write good essays - some can even write great ones. But most writers aren't living up to their potential. Here is...

Screenwriting: Creating Interesting Characters

Toolbox Lessons from Cal Arts Writer Writing a good screenplay starts with interesting characters. This rule applies to the entire cast, not just your protagonist....