John Ernst Steinbeck was an American author. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature and he has been called “a giant of American letters” as many of his works are considered classics of Western Literature. During his writing career, he authored 27 books. The Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Grapes of Wrath” (1939) is considered Steinbeck’s masterpiece.. Continue reading Writing Tips (from John Steinbeck)
Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th Century. He was a novelist, short story writer and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-Century Fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.
His most popular work, “The Old Man and the Sea”, earned a Pulitzer Prize in 1953.. Continue reading Writing Tips (from Ernest Hemingway)
Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet and screenwriter. Dahl’s short stories are known for their unexpected endings and his children’s books for their macabre, often darkly comic mood, featuring villainous adult enemies of the child characters. Dahl’s children’s works are usually told from the point of view of a child and he has been referred to as “one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th Century”. So, for anyone who admire his writing style and want to learn more about his writing rules, here are 7 of his most famous advice for aspiring authors.. Continue reading Writing Tips (from Roald Dahl)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American writer, editor and literary critic. He is known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in American Literature and he was one of the country’s earliest practitioners of the short story.
In “The Philosophy of Composition” Poe explains the elements that make up a good literary work, through his most famous poem “The Raven”. So, for anyone who admire his writing style and wants to learn more about the writing rules of the universal Master of short stories, here are some of his most famous advice for aspiring authors.. Continue reading Writing Tips (from Edgar Allan Poe)
George Raymond Richard Martin (born in 1948 in New Jersey), often referred to as George R. R. Martin, is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known for his series of epic fantasy novels “A Song of Ice and Fire”, which was later adapted into the HBO series “Game of Thrones”. So, for anyone who admire his writing style and want to learn more about his writing rules, here are 10 of his most famous advice for aspiring authors.. Continue reading Writing Tips (from George R. R. Martin)