writing lessons from Ernest Hemingway
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Writing Lessons from Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was among the greatest American authors of the 20th-century and the likes of William Faulkner, Ray Bradbury, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. He was a notable novelist, short story writer, a journalist and a sportsman. His most popular works include A Farewell to Arms, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Old Man and the Sea, […]

5 tips for not coming off as a newbie writer
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5 ways to not come off as a newbie writer.

Writing isn’t so much about hard and fast rules, as much as it is about creative determination. And yet when you know good writing you just know. But nobody wants to look like a newbie writer even when they are. Here are some tricks that help your manuscripts look professional. Pace Most writers face issues […]

black milk by elif shafak book review #mothersday- Momina Arif's Blog
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Black Milk by Elif Shafak ― Book Review. #mothersday

Black Milk is intriguing to read because it is Elif Shafak’s recounting of her struggle with postpartum depression. Because it is Mother’s Day, it is even more important to discuss literature that construes the dark and underrepresented side of motherhood. For the writer of some of my favourite books such as ‘The Bastard of Istanbul’, […]

how to make writing a book easy- Momina Arif's Blog
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How to make writing a book easy.

Writing a book is always hard. Getting it through the agents and past the editors to the publishers and all the way to the readers, having readers to begin with, is all very hard business. But the hardest part of writing is the ‘writing’. The hardest part yet is getting the pen to the paper […]