How to write a book

How to write a book

Sitting down to write a book can feel very overwhelming. When it comes to writing, many might assume that getting published is the hardest part, but the truly difficult part is the writing itself. Despite it being a highly creative process, the best way to tackle creating such a large…
How to write a letter to a friend

How to write a letter to a friend

Writing a letter to a dear friend is like giving them a surprise gift. If you’d like to make someone’s day, this blog post outlines how to write a great letter which is guaranteed to make your friend smile. There are many reasons you might want to write a letter…
How to decorate an envelope

How to decorate an envelope

Handwritten letters are a wonderful thing, and after spending time sitting down to write a letter it is nice to also spend some time considering how to present it. The first thing the letter recipient will see is the envelope, so it is worth putting some effort into how it…
How to write a ballad

How to write a ballad

Ballads are a narrative written in a poetic form. While they’re long, they are not hard to write, and can be real fun to write, too. With that in mind, I have summarised some of the key characteristics of a ballad below, so you can have a go at writing…
Why handwriting is so important

Why handwriting is so important

With discussion in the news lately about whether schools should continue to teach cursive handwriting or not, you could be forgiven for seeing handwriting as an unimportant aspect of a modern, digital life. However, I believe that handwriting should be treasured, and I’ll outline the reasons why below. Sure, there’s…