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Things Writers Ought to Know About Their Writing

In his classic book on writing, The Art of Fiction, the novelist and

21-08-2019

‘I Am Malala’: A Story of Struggle, Hope and Courage

I didn’t know that memoirs and biographies could be as exciting and

14-07-2019

Who Are You When You Are Not Writing?

An old man sits in the middle of the road. He patiently looks at the

02-07-2019

Eight Tough-Love Eyeopeners For Writers

Writers, here are some tough questions that you need to ask yourselves as

10-06-2019

A Summer Reading List of Books by LitFest Authors

Summer reads are typically fast, no-stress books that you can easily devour

02-06-2019

Is Social Media The New Silverfish?

I picked up my phone as the sound of a notification drew me back in to the

21-05-2019

How I Met My Books

Believe it or not, I taught myself to read at the age of four, even before

19-05-2019

Four Books to Read if You Love Art

“A picture is a poem without words” goes the saying, and if you agree,

09-05-2019

In Conversation with the Founder of ExpatWoman.com

As an event so firmly embraced by our community, it is only fitting that we

25-04-2019

Read, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle!

As we celebrate the planet and try to do our part to protect it, we want to

22-04-2019

My Favourite Poem: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day by William Shakespeare

My Favourite Poem: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day by William Shakespeare

As it’s National Poetry Month, we asked one of our contributors to

21-04-2019

Five Things You Learned at the LitFest

Five Things You Learned at the LitFest

If you were paying attention, here are some of the things you will have

15-04-2019

5 Thrilling Crime Novels at the #DubaiLitFest

The crime fiction author, Gladys Mitchell, in a 1977 essay attempted to

25-02-2019

4 Inspirational Memoirs from the #DubaiLitFest

Some people find that motivational literature helps them learn to live

25-02-2019

Four Ways to Get Your Writing Back On Track

I’m guessing that many of you set yourselves some very tough New Year

20-02-2019

 
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