Animal Farm, Of Mice and Men, Breakfast at Tiffany’s: It may surprise you to learn that these well-known works are written in an often-overlooked genre—the novella. Usually between 30,000 and 50,000 words, a novella is the middle ground between a succinct short story...
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Every writer eventually falls into a writing or revising rut. Maybe you haven’t written anything in a while and you’re having trouble getting inspired. Or maybe you’ve been revising the same project for ages, but it still doesn’t seem to click. If your writing has...
Writers of novels may always feel at odds with screenwriters—how often do we hear “the book was better”? But let’s be honest, the heart of any good movie is the writing: consider such well-written movies as Sideways, Lost In Translation, and, yes, Finding Nemo. At...
You may have typed “The End” on your completed short story—but at Writer’s Relief, we know that sometimes the story is actually just beginning. After spinning your tale in 3,500 words or fewer, it’s time to proofread and edit. And as you reread your short story, you...
November 21 is World Hello Day! This seems like a great time to talk about our favorite “first meet” moments in literature, all of which literally “had us at hello.” Writer’s Relief brings you eight first meetings in literature that we can’t stop talking about. ...
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