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5 Writing Lessons from Karen Russell

By on Mar 25, 2015 in Writing Tips from Famous Authors

Karen Russell is an American writer whose debut novel, Swamplandia! was nominated and a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She has received numerous awards and her stories have been featured in The New Yorker, Oxford American and many other literary magazines. Her book of short stories, St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves won the Bard...

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5 Writing Lessons from Dan Brown

By on Feb 26, 2015 in Writing Tips from Famous Authors

Dan Brown is an American author known for prose and plotting that is formulaic. His novel The Da Vinci Code published in 2003 managed to sell over 80 million copies, and was subsequently adapted into a Hollywood movie in 2006. His other novels such as The Lost Symbol and Inferno are also bestsellers. Inspired by Sidney Sheldon to become a thriller writer, here are 5...

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5 Writing Lessons from Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

By on Feb 16, 2015 in Writing Tips, Writing Tips from Famous Authors

“Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands.” – Jane Austen, Persuasion His-story has always been the main component of literature. Women have been used, as mere shadows, in ‘telling’ his-story. For a long, long time, this has remained the general literary...

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5 Writing Lessons from Veronica Roth

By on Feb 2, 2015 in Writing Tips, Writing Tips from Famous Authors

Veronica Roth is an American novelist, best known for her Divergent trilogy, which consists of Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant. Her novels have become bestsellers, with more than 11 million copies sold. She has received numerous awards. These include the Goodreads Choice Award for Favorite Book of 2011, and in 2012 she was winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for...

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5 Writing Lessons from Tim Ferriss

By on Jan 27, 2015 in Writing Tips from Famous Authors

Tim Ferriss is an inspirational individual, whose work includes writing, running enterprises, investing in businesses, and public speaking. Labeled as “this generation’s self-help guru” by The New Yorker Magazine, there are a number of things writers can learn from him. After all, Tim is also the author of three books; all bestselling works. His books include The...

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