Resources: Authors

How to Become a Writer: 12 Baby Steps to Help You Reach Your Goal
How to Become a Writer: 12 Baby Steps to Help You Reach Your Goal

The journey to becoming an author can be long and arduous. Take these few baby steps to learn how to become a writer and start off on the right foot.

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books
34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books

The first lines of a story set the mood and draw readers in. This infographic features first lines from some of the most famous books of all time.

12 Literary Characters Who Love Books as Much as You Do
12 Literary Characters Who Love Books as Much as You Do

Book lovers will feel a special connection with these literary characters who also crave the particular magic conjured by a good book.

Writing Tips from the Screenwriters Who Wrote Your Favorite Shows
Writing Tips from the Screenwriters Who Wrote Your Favorite Shows

The screenwriters of some of your favorite TV dramas and comedies share writing tips for writers in all fields.

20 Awesome Movies Available on Netflix that are Based on Books (+11 Bonus Suggestions!)
20 Awesome Movies Available on Netflix that are Based on Books (+11 Bonus Suggestions!)

If you have a taste for both the small page and the big screen, you will love these movies based on books, all of which are available on Netflix.

Scribendi Reviews Microsoft Word: 10 Hidden Features to Make Your Life Easier
Scribendi Reviews Microsoft Word: 10 Hidden Features to Make Your Life Easier

Even a well-known program can surprise you with new shortcuts. Here, Scribendi reviews some of the hidden features of Microsoft Word.

5 Famous Writers as Delicious Drinks [Infographic]
5 Famous Writers as Delicious Drinks [Infographic]

Whether you are looking for new authors to explore or new drinks to try out, this comparison of famous writers to delicious drinks will help you know what you are getting into.

First, Second, and Third Person: How to Recognize and Use Narrative Voice
First, Second, and Third Person: How to Recognize and Use Narrative Voice

First person, second person, third person . . . sounds like a party to me! Learn how to identify and use narrative voice in your own writing.

Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense
Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense

With Christmas approaching, it is time to unwrap one of the most useful gifts you will receive this year: a thorough knowledge of the present tense!

15 Great Gifts for Book Lovers
15 Great Gifts for Book Lovers

Struggling to find a gift for a bibliophile friend? Or are you the bibliophile building your own wish list? Check out these 15 great gifts for book lovers.

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