The 4 Point Formula – 500 Words in 4 Points

When I take on ghostwriting gigs I’m often asked to write articles or reviews of around 500 words. My policy is that I’m willing (and able) to write about pretty much anything. How is this possible? It is down to a 4 point formula I once learned from Andrew Hansen. It enabled him to write more »

About Writing Non-fiction

People who are thinking about writing a non-fiction book often compare it to the Olympian feat of writing a novel. The fact is that writing non-fiction couldn’t be more different than writing a fiction novel. Still, if you’re looking to create a non-fiction bestseller you need to prepare yourself for the task at hand. Without more »

Plotting a Short Story

Writing short stories. *sigh* Plotting. Pantzing. Plontzing. How ridiculous does it get to get? First. What is a short story? Wikipedia Short Story Definition. A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose. Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century, the short story has grown to encompass more »

That Writing Buzz

Writing is great eh? I suppose not everybody feels this way. So, allow me to share with you why I think writing is great. Man has eternalized his words on paper, papyrus, rocks and many other media since he went bipedal. It is something that truly sets us apart from all the other creatures inhabiting more »