Using Rhetorical Devices in Your Writing — A Writer’s Path

by ARHuelsenbeck Whether you write fiction, non-fiction, or poetry, rhetorical devices are among your most useful tools. Use them, and your writing will have specificity, emotional impact, color, and memorability. via Using Rhetorical Devices in Your Writing — A Writer’s Path

How to Not Strangle People Who Are More Successful Than You — A Writer’s Path

by Daniella Levy Poet and blogger Trish Hopkinson reposted an article I wrote about rejection and the value of hope. That article was a sort of precursor to this blog, and it made me feel very warm and fuzzy to see it popping up again. I got some really lovely responses to it […] via How… Continue reading How to Not Strangle People Who Are More Successful Than You — A Writer’s Path

5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s Path

by Michael Cristiano One of the biggest challenges I have as a writer has very little to with writing and very much to do with time and motivation. After spending eight hours at a 9-to-5, writing often gets left out of the weekday equation, especially when other commitments like personal upkeep, maintaining relationships, […] via 5… Continue reading 5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s Path

Help! My Characters Are All Too Similar! 5 Tips to Make Them Distinct — A Writer’s Path

by Roz Morris I’ve been asked this question twice recently–in a conversation on G+ and by a student at my Guardian masterclass the other week. In both cases, the writers had encouraging feedback from agents, but one crucial criticism: the characters all seemed too similar. And probably this wasn’t surprising because of their story […] via… Continue reading Help! My Characters Are All Too Similar! 5 Tips to Make Them Distinct — A Writer’s Path