writing

How to Spark Your Creativity When You’re in a Rut

How to Spark Your Creativity When You’re in a Rut

A global pandemic likely qualifies as one of the worst possible settings for honing creativity. Contrary to what the boldest of us may have claimed in the early weeks of COVID-19, more time doesn’t equal more inspiration. We’re tired, overwhelmed, and unmotivated, all peppered with random shocks of anxiety. At…

6 Ways You Can Write Collaboratively With a Team

6 Ways You Can Write Collaboratively With a Team

Writing is a pastime best conducted on your own — or so common wisdom would have it. Yet writing teams exist, and in many realms they are expected. Take television, where the writers’ room is the norm. Or the academy: one physics paper has 5,154 authors. In literature, collaborations are…

Spoilt Or Spoiled? Irregular Verbs Explained

Spoilt Or Spoiled? Irregular Verbs Explained

English is a weird language. None of our grammatical rules ever seem to be evenly applied without exceptions, and irregular verbs are no different. For most verbs in the English language, changing to past tense is as simple as adding ‘ed’ on the end. But then there’s a whole host…