A Better Australia Scholarship Winner 2016

Posted 25 Jan 2017, by

Brendan Brown

The Expert Editor would like to congratulate Nathan Anderson from the University of Notre Dame for winning the A Better Australia Scholarship prize for 2016. We loved his entry because it’s a topical issue which had some great practical ideas. You can read his entry below. “Healthy Soil, Healthy ...Read More

100 Editing and Proofreading Tips for Writers

Posted 15 Jan 2017, by

Duncan Koerber

Editing and proofreading are vital for producing great writing. But where should you look? What should you change? As the most comprehensive editing and proofreading list on the Web, this list provides 100 tips to self-edit your work into professional shape. The term editing covers a wide range of ...Read More

14 Ways Reading Improves Your Mind and Body (Infographic)

Posted 27 Nov 2016, by

Brendan Brown

As any avid book reader can tell you, immersing yourself in a great book can make your brain come alive. It sounds romantic, but science is now proving this to be true. When we read, not only are we improving memory and empathy, but research has shown that it ...Read More

The Surprising Day Jobs of 20 Famous Writers (Infographic)

Posted 26 Apr 2016, by

Brendan Brown

Making a full time living as a writer is no easy task, even for the most prolific and talented scribblers. Many a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author slogged away at a miserable day or night job for years to make ends meet before the world got wind ...Read More

The Top 55 Apps for Writers in 2016

Posted 01 Mar 2016, by

Brendan Brown

Modern technology has made writing more complicated than it should be at times. After all, Ernest Hemingway did his business without complaining about a PDF file that won’t convert or poor Wi-Fi. But with a little bit of guidance and some help from the very same technology, the writing process can ...Read More

2015 Scholarship Winner

Posted 13 Feb 2016, by

Brendan Brown

The Expert Editor would like to congratulate Heidi-May Mcrenolyds from Sydney University for winning the 2015 A Better Australia Scholarship Program. She has been awarded $1000 to help her implement change in how Australia deals with mental illness. Here is her entry. “It’s all in your head” As a nursing student with an interest in ...Read More