#2 How to survive a long writing project
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#2 How to survive a long writing project


As the weather changes here in Switzerland, universities and schools are starting again and NANOWRIMO (National Novel Writing Month) is just around the corner. It doesn’t matter if you are writing a thesis, creating a novel, working on essays and assignments for school, or working on a long report for work. Writing is hard work. … Continue reading

What do editors and proofreaders really do?: A letter to Zoella
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What do editors and proofreaders really do?: A letter to Zoella


If you follow news about books and writing you have probably seen article after article about Zoella and her book Girl Online. You have probably seen attacks against the work for its ghostwriting elements and also defenses of the book stating that Zoella used editors and proofreaders like any other writer would. I’ve never followed … Continue reading

The Man Booker Prize: should we worry about diversity in literary prizes?
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The Man Booker Prize: should we worry about diversity in literary prizes?


The Man Booker Prize started in 1969. It is a literary prize open to citizens of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, and the Republic of Ireland. Since 2005, The Man Booker Prize opened up an international category that would include works from around the world published in English. The United Kingdom consists of Britain, Scotland, … Continue reading