literature

Best corporate culture and workplace literature to better your workplace experience. Journal's favorite stories.

Sapphire Ravenclaw6 months ago
The Honest Writer
There are times when a biased spin is appropriate for a piece of writing, times when it is entirely intentional to make a point in favour of one side or another. Other times, a more balanced approach ...
Chloe Gilholy6 months ago
How It Feels to Be a Published Author
I've always enjoyed writing ever since I was a child. I loved writing short stories and poetry and English went on to be one of my favourite subjects at school. My first poem was about shells and it w...
Antony M. Copeland6 months ago
Monolithic
A few months ago, I received a Facebook notification that one of the writing groups I was a member of was about to be deleted unless I would like to become an admin. It had no admin and only 32 member...
India Hendrie6 months ago
Flawed Characters and The Girl On The Train
With all the hype about this mystery thriller by Paula Hawkins and the author now releasing a new book, I finally got around to picking up a copy. I'm over a hundred pages in now and enjoying it immen...
Vivienne Neal6 months ago
When Your Passion for Writing Loses Its Luster
I don’t think there is an artist out there who has not gone through the following impasse: “Why am I doing this, wasting my time trying to get folks to appreciate my work and putting so much blood, sw...
Markie M6 months ago
Lean In and Sandberg’s Faulty Feminism
Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and in 2013 she published Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Her book was met with both profound praise and critique—from women. She...
Jessie White6 months ago
Rapid Book Releases
Before the surge of ebooks, the traditional publishing format allowed for one new book release a year. That's right, readers (me included) used to wait a full year for the next book in much beloved se...
Aaron Dennis6 months ago
Free Writing
A simple web search for free writing reveals that it is a pre-writing technique wherein a person just sits and starts writing for a prearranged amount time. Everything is ignored—spelling, grammar, pu...
Aaron Dennis7 months ago
Passive Writing
I was contacted by a potential client, who had mentioned something along the lines of wanting to hire an editor, but before she committed to anyone, she wanted to know something; she wanted to know th...
Aaron Dennis7 months ago
Why Doesn't Practice Seem to Help Me Get Better at Writing?
Why doesn't practice seem to help me get better at writing? This is about the best question anyone has ever asked me. In a way, I’ve been beating around the bush throughout all of my articles regardin...
Aaron Dennis7 months ago
Can Writing Daily Journal Entries Improve Your Writing Ability?
Can writing daily journal entries improve your writing ability? A fascinating question, and one posed to me not long ago. Before I lent this young man my assistance, I wanted some clarification, and t...
Aaron Dennis8 months ago
How to Write a Novel With Multiple Points of View
This question was posed to me once, and I figured since someone was interested enough to ask it of me, there may be more writers out there wondering over the same topic. Here’s how the question was po...
Aaron Dennis8 months ago
How Do I Get a Book Published?
It’s easier than you think! First, it’s important to understand that there are various types of publishing platforms, so I’ll outline them, and then disseminate. Ultimately, the choice will be yours, ...
Aaron Dennis8 months ago
How Can I Become a Better Writer?
How does one improve their writing skills? The short of it is to learn proper editing. I define editing as the ability to transform a dry account of sequential events into a story worth reading, but n...
Aaron Dennis8 months ago
Conjunctions and Prepositions
This article will discuss a technical aspect of writing; proper sentence structure, specifically dealing in conjunctions and prepositions. Conjunctions and preposition are only words, but they are imp...
Aaron Dennis8 months ago
Commas, Commas, Commas, and More Commas
It’s now time to delve into commas. This little turd of punctuation is probably the most misinterpreted thing in the universe. The reason behind the misinterpretation is that there are really a great ...
Lee John8 months ago
The Story of Your Life
I’m about to expose the realities behind taking your dream of becoming an author and actually making it happen. First, the reality check...have you ever considered how much time and effort goes into writing a book? As an author of seven books I know how time consuming, brain-aching and testing it can be to develop your story line, weave twists and turns into your story to keep readers engaged so they want to keep turning pages, make your characters believable, likable, and lovable. That said, wh...
Aaron Dennis9 months ago
How to Use a Semicolon
I haven’t written anything regarding my experiences from Quora in a little while, but I came across a quote, which I simply brushed off for quite sometime; it was a quote regarding the semicolon. Then...