Is It Legal To Buy An Essay?

Mary Walton | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Mary Walton

While it is currently not illegal to buy an essay online, the ethical question will always be there. A student needs to evaluate for themselves if this is the path they want to walk down, or if they want to put in the hard work, time and effort on their own - with the possibility of failure.

And the Geek Shall Inherit the Earth

Martin Treanor | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Martin Treanor

In truth, they are everywhere, organising in all the corners of this world, with no other urge but to clip their cloth and colour their skin so they might mimic the superheroes they worship, as if they were real and living personages

Eight Reasons Why Bloggers Make the Best Employers

Jenna Downes | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech
Jenna Downes

Blogging is finally being understand as a legitimate form of media and us bloggers are getting the credit we deserve; with many of us placing it at the forefront of our CVs and using it to find new job opportunities. But what is it about bloggers that make them such good employers?

My First Day as a Writer

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Furquan Akhtar

I start to think about the writer I want to be. Maybe I'll get really good at Twitter. I could become one of those writers who has their finger on the pulse and can talk about Newsnight and the latest series of Ex on the Beach, Yeah, maybs. I turn the wifi back on.

Some Advice for Young Writers and Authors

Emma Leverton | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Emma Leverton

Although I am still a (very) young author and my first book has only been out for a couple of months, I think that I have acquired along my short journey some insights into the loosely termed 'writing industry'.

ON ... UPPER CASE - Rest in Peace

Martin Treanor | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Martin Treanor

Words became no more than practicalities, an idle invariance when the unbearable stresses of pressing the 'SHIFT' button, or scribbling a capital became too much to shoulder for those with another thing on their mind, such as texting, or reality television, maybe both.

Journalism in the Age of Sticks and Swill Buckets

Brian John Spencer | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
Brian John Spencer

You could be downcast, or you could look at the opportunities. Yes Ezra and Felix are right to counsel, but know this: don't wait to be asked; don't cross your arms; don't ask for permission, just do it. Here's the secret: dogged determination and a resolve to never stop.

ON ... Okay then, but Where's My Flying Car?

Martin Treanor | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Martin Treanor

I'm very grateful for all the gadgets mankind has invented - many of which were speculated in the minds of the Science Fiction visionaries (Trekkies do love their Bluetooth headphones, oh and flip-phones), I am however more than miffed some of my favourites didn't make it.

The Story of a Reformed Drug Kingpin - 'Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography'

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruth Jacobs

I was a high-school tennis player and planned to become the next Arthur Ashe. But once it was discovered that I could not read or write, my dream of becoming a sports star was over. I knew my tennis career was no longer a reality. I found myself pretty much lost, not knowing what my next move would be...

Coffee - My Guilt Free Vice

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Harrison Roberts

It is a definite love/ hate thing, it can make you anxious and nervous and yes, it is highly addictive, but on the flip side it's also soothing and something that can help your body.

The Man Who Stared At Swans: Jon Ronson Goes Bird Watching On M4

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

It was the greatest day of his life. Or so he said on Twitter. The moment that writer Jon Ronson snapped a picture of a swan waddling through traf...

Writing a Novel? The Big Lie

Tasha Smith | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tasha Smith

It's time. I sit at my laptop and I have nothing to do but write. The house is clean, all commitments have been met; I am free to write. Steam rises from a cup of tea to my left; I pick it up, sip and stare at the screen...

My Five Golden Rules for Being a Writer on Twitter

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Tech
Lynn Shepherd

I've been on Twitter since the summer of 2010, soon after my first novel was published. Three books, three years and a few thousand followers later, I think I may be getting the hang of it. So for what it's worth, here are my own five ways to get the best out of Twitter, and make sure it gets the best out of me.

Why Robin Thicke Has Blurred My Lines

Charlie O'Brien | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Charlie O'Brien

As a woman I don't think I'm supposed to like the lyrics to Blurred Lines. I definitely don't think I'm supposed to like the video. I'm talking about the banned version where all three girls are naked and basically submissive throughout. (It's very easy to find on the internet by the way). OK, let's get down to it...

Matthew Tucker

Dan Brown: The Marmite Man Of Modern Literature

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dan Brown has sold 200 million books in 52 languages, penned the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code and was named one of the 100 Most Influential Peo...

The Brilliant, the Average and the Blocked

Deborah C Dooley | Posted 04.02.2013 | Home
Deborah C Dooley

As the owner of a writer's retreat, I've encountered writers who say they have writer's block. The cure, I've discovered, is simple. We sit at the kitchen table, tea and banana bread to hand (this may be an optional part of the cure) and I ask the afflicted one what they would like to write.

A Star's Guide to Making Bigger Bucks

Jane Fae | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fae

I have indeed discovered the secret to business success. And I owe it all to Starbucks.

#FightingWriters Hash Tag Game - Get Ready To Cringe

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 31.07.2012 | Home

Oh dear. Perhaps we should be more careful what we wish for. Only a few days ago we were running around like toddlers at Christmas raving about Twi...

Consider Working From Home as a Freelance Writer

Reno Charlton | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Reno Charlton

Although they tend to work mostly behind the scenes, you probably see the work of copywriters every day, whether it is in print media, online, on TV or whether you hear it on the radio.

Salman Rushdie and the Magical Realism of Terror on Art

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The background: January 2012, A thriving local Indian literature festival, the Jaipur Literature Festival, which gets visiting authors like Irvine Wel...

On... Buzzspeak - Or Where Has All the English Gone

Martin Treanor | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Now, with regard to the grammar and spell-checker controls on my computer's software, although I'm somewhat reticent to use them (what with being an a...

How to Succeed as a Writer Before the World Ends in 2012

Paul Bassett Davies | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Paul Bassett Davies

What follows are not New Year's resolutions, they are a writer's determinations which happen to be made at this time of year.

An Interview with Noah Cicero

Declan Tan | Posted 14.02.2012 | Home
Declan Tan

Noah Cicero is a novelist, poet and short-story writer from Youngstown, Ohio. He has authored six novels, the first of which, his influential and widely-acclaimed small press namedrop The Human War, has just been made into a feature-length film.

Why Christmas Shop on Foot When You Can Shop Online?

Martin Treanor | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

This is by no means an original topic for a blog, and every year tends to get churned up again and again - so please accept my apologies for regurgita...

Sam Parker

'How To Be A Writer' (INTERVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 11.12.2011 | Home

They say there's a book in everyone, and there's certainly no end to courses and guides that claim they can help us unleash our inner epic. But what i...