How Do Authors Choose Their Pseudonyms?

Some of the greatest writers in history released their books under false names. If you want to follow in their footsteps when write in your book, you may want to know how authors choose their pseudonyms? Hayim Oshky looks at five of the greatest writer pseudonyms of all time to give you some ideas on ...

How to Create a Good Book Character

When writing a novel, your characters are key to success. You need to make sure that these creations are believable, so readers can engage with your characters and fall into your imaginary world. Hayim Oshky explains how to create a good book character. Look for inspiration Take your favourite authors from your chosen genre and see how ...

J.K Rowling to Publish Upcoming Movie Screenplay

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling recently revealed that she will publish the screenplay for the upcoming movie adaption of her book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Ride to the top J.K Rowling wasn’t always one of the most famous authors in the world. Once upon a time, she was just a struggling writer who was ...

How To Create Engaging E-Book Content

Your business can benefit from writing an e-book, as it could serve as a valuable promotion tool. However, in order to ensure that your company reaps these advantages, you must ensure that you develop quality content. Hayim Oshky explains how to create engaging e-book content. Be really specific It’s near impossible to tackle a huge topic in ...

Writers Pen ‘Deleted’ Shakespeare Scenes

We have just passed the 400th anniversary of celebrated playwright William Shakespeare’s death. In order to mark this momentous occasion, a few of the world’s most famous writers penned ‘deleted’ scenes for some of the bard’s most iconic works. 400th anniversary celebrations British playwright William Shakespeare was one of the most influential literary figures in history. He ...

How to Create Content Your Audience Wants To Share

By utilising content marketing, you can market your book on social media effectively. It is vital that you create content which is valuable to your target consumers, as they are more likely to share these posts across social media, spreading the attention to a wider reader base. Here Hayim Oshky explains how to create content ...

2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Announced

The winner of 2016 Pulitzer Prize for fiction has now been announced. Hayim Oshky discusses the book that won this most prestigious of awards. Pulitzer Prize The Pulitzer Prizes are awards designed to honour the best in literature, musical composition and journalism in the US. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is designed to celebrate “distinguished fiction published ...

How to Proofread Your Own Work

Sometimes, even the most accomplished of authors makes an error. It’s vital that before your book is published, you check your work meticulously for any mistakes which could damage your reputation as a writer. Hayim Oshky explains how to proofread your own work, with the following five tips. Note your frequent errors We all have gaps in ...

The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Shortlist Revealed

New reports suggest that the shortlist for The 2016 Man Booker International Prize has now been revealed. The Man Booker International Prize, an annual literary award for books translated into English, recognises the finest in global fiction. Hayim Oshky looks at the six books in contention for this year’s Prize. The Four Books Written by Chinese author ...