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  • Overcoming Writer's Block  By : Donald Blake
    Writer's Block can sometimes seem like an immovable object. It is like an insurmountable barrier that lands between your objective and you. What do you do when it happens to you?
  • How to Make a Free Web Site  By : Sean McGill
    In the present time the internet craze has swept the nation and these days everything and everyone is online. Everyone having fun on internet and get knowledge from the web site.
  • Eviction letter  By : Thomas MacIntosh
    Landlords and tenants are often at loggerheads with each other over issues, such as, rent, repair, and maintenance. These issues crop up if the tenant is a rent defaulter or has caused damage or destruction to the property.
  • How To Purchase A Scooter For An Elderly Parent  By : Jason Uvios
    Purchasing a scooter is a big decision. One, which you will much appreciate when the process is completed so let’s learn a bit more about buying a scooter for your parent.
  • Success breeds success.  By : TimConnor
    It is very difficult to picture what success will look like in your mind in any endeavor before you actually achieve it. I‘ve written over 60 books, sold a bunch but still don’t have a million seller book. I want one, work at it every day but still haven’t achieved this success. There are any number of reasons why people achieve and don’t achieve success. So what those of us do who are trying to achieve some future success?
  • Choosing a Contractor for Your Home Remodeling Project  By : Harley Burke
    Learn how to avoid bad contractors and make sure your home remodeling project is a success.
  • Paid Surveys Online - Big Bucks From Little Work  By : Erika Davis
    How would you suggest we make our latest chocolate bar nicer? Or do you find it quite satisfactory as is? Email your details to us now and receive an extra incentive for doing so.
  • What Should Be Included In A Nonfiction Book Proposal  By : Dee Power -
    A great nonfiction book proposal is the key to convincing an acquisition editor you deserve a substantial advance and getting your book published.

    What should be included in a book proposal?

    Concept:

    A brief, no more than one page description about why your book is unique.

    Market:
    Who will buy your book and why. Include the demographics of your potential readers and how many of them there are. If you can, quote statistics, such as baseball is the most often viewe...
  • Are Readers Important To Authors?  By : Dee Power -
    Bestselling authors speak of their fans in almost reverential tones, as well they should. A loyal readership that comes back for more, book after book, is the real key to long-term publishing success. Savvy authors work diligently to produce great work that will continue to please their audience, but many of them also communicate directly to their fans. Author’s web sites are all the rage, some of them quite elaborately produced.

    Fauzia Burke is the founder and President o...
  • What Makes A Good Fiction Book?  By : Diana Ennen -
    In fiction, the writer’s job is to entertain, to draw an emotional response from the reader. The reader is often looking for suspense, action, and to go on a journey they have not been on before, one they will not easily forget. Readers want to get drawn into and experience the story for themselves. They want characters they can relate to and form a personal connection with. But most importantly, they want a good book. One that leaves them anxiously awaiting each turn of the ...
  • Top 10 Tips For Writing A Good Press Release  By : Gary Sims -
    Writing a press release doesn't need to be difficult. Here are 10 tips for writing a successful press release.

    1 - You are writing for journalists
    Press releases aren't for customers or consumers they are for reporters, journalists who will use them as a starting point for a larger story or feature. Write your story as you would like to have it told. Press releases written as sales pieces will be completely ignored. The points you make in your press release and the order ...
  • Breast Enhancements – Wonderful Results Within Less Time  By : Barney Garcia
    If you are bothered about small breasts then it is high time that you should use some methods to enhance them. Full formed breasts help your body to attain a great figure, so why not make them full to give An Extra Mile to your model like body. You can enhance your breasts through the help of surgical as well as non-surgical methods.
  • Traits and Characteristics of a Serial Killer - Part Two  By : Barney Garcia
    Unorganized serial killers, share a slightly different profile. These types of serial killers tend to have below average intelligent levels and are considered to be socially inadequate; often living alone and someone who does not date. They are usually high school drop outs and have minimal interest in the media.
  • What Does It Take To Succeed As An Independent Copywriter?  By : Marcia Yudkin -
    In looking back on the nearly four dozen aspiring copywriters I've trained and mentored over the years and asking which personal qualities posed challenges and roadblocks and which enable beginners to carve out a lasting niche for themselves, I have zeroed in on four key skill areas. To build and sustain a copywriting or marketing consulting business, you need to be or become good in these four competencies:

    1. Writing. To develop persuasive written materials, you must lea...
  • Why I Killed My Muse-- And You Should Too  By : Deanna Mascle -
    Last night, in the dark following midnight I killed my muse (suffocating her quietly with a pillow) and buried her in my back garden. Today I will plant a roses to hide the grave. No one will ever know and I will be free at last of her insidious hold and I will be able to write what I want.

    Why did I resort to this deed? After all my muse was lovely and gave me many gifts over the years. She saw me through dark times and helped mark the joyous ones. Many times she inspired...
  • Choose Great Research Topics  By : Denton Krypps -
    Doing research and writing research papers does not actually have to be as horrible as everyone makes it out to be. I have learned to enjoy the process of research from start to finish. Call me crazy if you will, but I guarentee that the future of your educational career can be much more enjoyable if you learn now to enjoy research. For me, enjoying it started with choosing the right research topics.

    Whether you are in high school, college, gradudate school or are writing ...
  • Self Publishing, A Miracle Of The 21st Century.  By : Josephine Stungger -
    Are you a writer with lots of talent but no one will give you the time of day let alone a contract? Would you pay a professional publisher to make your book but can't afford it? Do you need a better tool than your plain old word processor to make your work look more professional and desirable? Do you possess special knowledge that if packaged in a book could make you millions? Well fret not your answer is very available to you now in the form of self publishing software tools...
  • Tips For Profitable FOREX Trading  By : Susan Chiang
    FOREX trading appeals to many traders for many reasons other than its potential for profitable trading.
  • The Real Value of Online Marketing Tools & Those Freebies  By : computerincome
    The other day I happened upon a site where I was invited to subscribe to the webmaster's ezine. The webmaster purported to say that the newsletter had a value of $399 but I I would get it for free - who says the newsletter is worth $399 and what about all these other freebies...are they worth a cent
  • Types of Bras  By : Barney Garcia
    Though the origin of the bra dates back to over 6000 years ago, it has evolved from being a garment that revealed the breast; to one that was supposed to make them smaller and more manlike; to one that made the breasts look symmetrical; to today’s designer bras that have many different functions and designs.
  • How To Write Articles Quickly  By : Patsi Krakoff, Psy. D. -
    Yuck, it's that time again, newsletter time. Are you stuck in front of a blank page or computer screen? Do you struggle each time you have to write? People seem to find all other tasks preferable to writing an article. We have a friend who finds himself washing out socks instead of writing. There's a term for it: "shaving the yak."

    Originally coined by Seth Godin, marketer and author extraordinaire, "shaving the yak" means that when faced with writing, some people find the...
  • 5 Ways To Make Money With One Article  By : Patsi Krakoff, Psy. D. -
    Would you like to know a winning formula on how to make money on the Web from writing articles? Here's how I do it: I write an article, create 4-5 versions of it, and sell it for use by others in my same profession. In fact, just that one part of my business generates enough income to fully support myself comfortably. Just about anyone in any profession or business can copy this formula.

    I write articles for executive coaches and business consultants. They use different ve...
  • Writing Press Releases - Getting it right  By : Wadsworth
    For freelance writers, knowing how to create a press release is essential, and mastery of its key rules can be acquired with the right level of dedication, commitment and advice.
  • Estate Sales  By : Rachael Cleipher -
    There are many places to find the perfect furniture for your home and perhaps even more decorating styles to choose from. Most cities are filled with furniture stores, used furniture stores, and even warehouses of extra furniture that need to be sold. There are countless online sources to purchase furniture from as well. One of the best places to find the perfect decorations and furniture for your home, however, is a resource that few people utilize or perhaps even know about...
  • The Joy Of Writing Obituaries  By : Hallidae Thomason -
    Are you intrigued or surprised by the way I titled this article? It probably seems like writing obituaries would be filled with anything other than joy. I agree, or at least I would have agreed up until a few months ago when I had the privilege of helping two friends write the obituaries for their grandmothers.

    I used to think that writing obituaries would be a thing of dread, filled with nothing but morbid thoughts of how a loved one would no longer be around to share lif...
  • Bookworm  By : Danny Wirken -
    Bookworm is a very good alternative to some of the violent action games popular today. The goal is simple: spell words by linking letters found on the board. When you form a valid word, it will disappear and the letters above will go down. There are never empty spaces as new letters fill up the gaps on top of the board. The longer the word you form, the higher the score and the better off you will be. If all you can come up with are short words, then red tiles will appear. Th...
  • What is Archery?  By : Barney Garcia
    Archery has been around for many years. Some researchers say that people began practicing it as long as 15, 000 years ago. Archery is the use of a bow to shoot arrows. In the past, archery was used for hunting and warfare, but today it has become a popular sport.
  • Writing Japanese: What is Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana  By : Philip Nicosia
    The Japanese language is so fascinating. The tonal qualities of the language is quite unique and the inherent politeness of the Japanese people is translated well into its language which is in turns elegant and stylish and drips with respect.
  • Teachers- Make Your Life Easier With A Personal Website  By : Madison Lockwood -
    Whether you teach high school physics or college level English, your own personal website can not only help your students better understand the material but make your life easier at the same time. Even if your institution provides for you to have your own website, they may not give you enough room to really do with it what you need to. Use this site for basic information and link to your personal website where you will have more freedom to give your students the information t...
  • No More Generic Cover Letters!  By : Judi Perkins -
    Creating a job search cover letter doesn’t need to be a laborious process. Effective cover letters are short, skimmable and easy to read (a good rule of thumb no matter WHERE your cover letter is going) – three to four paragraphs tops.

    If you are answering an ad, address the requirements in the ad and speak to how your experience relates to each. If you are sending the letter cold, make sure your letter reflects some research on the company, how your background relates, a...
  • How to Pick Romantic Personalized Jewelry  By : Deal Girls
    Looking for a great romantic present for your wife, girlfriend or fiance? We recommend personalized jewelry - personalized jewelry is a very romantic gift and it could be personalized with different things, such as a name or the first initial. Your gift recipient knows how special she is, because the gift with her name or initial on it is just for them.
  • Sony Playstations - Some Interesting Facts  By : Barney Garcia
    A play station is a type of video game machine which was first produced by Sony in the 1990’s. Since the development of the first play station machine, there has been several other to follow which include pocket play station, play station 2, portable play station and play station 3.
  • Wheelchairs and Other Medical Equipment  By : Barney Garcia
    Wheelchairs are a common piece of medical equipment but most of us are unaware of the different types available on the market today. If your are ever in the unenviable position of needing a wheelchair for yourself or a loved one, you must be aware of the different types that are out there. Who would ever imagine there could be such a variety?
  • Wheelchairs and Other Medical Equipment  By : Barney Garcia
    Wheelchairs are a common piece of medical equipment but most of us are unaware of the different types available on the market today. If your are ever in the unenviable position of needing a wheelchair for yourself or a loved one, you must be aware of the different types that are out there. Who would ever imagine there could be such a variety?
  • How To Make Money With Article Writing  By : jschuman
    Information on making money by writing articles.
  • Breast Enhancement - Getting That Perfect Figure  By : Barney Garcia
    In today’s world, women desire to possess the perfect figure. Having a small breast can form an obstacle to the desire and often cause depression. Different breast enhancement methods are there to help you gain back the confidence.
  • Optimizing Your Articles For Adsense  By : Editor Sg-Web -
    Many writers have spent hours creating interesting and unique content. The problem is, the wrong ads are showing on those articles. This means that even with a decent amount of traffic, it doesn't lead to clicks. No clicks equals no income. In this article, we'll show you how to optimize those articles so that the right ads appear on your pages.

    Start by doing some research on your keywords. That's how people find you from the search engines. My favourite tool is located h...
  • Breast Enhancement - Getting That Perfect Figure  By : Barney Garcia
    In today’s world, women desire to possess the perfect figure. Having a small breast can form an obstacle to the desire and often cause depression. Different breast enhancement methods are there to help you gain back the confidence.
  • Speech Making Basic Tips  By : Simon Oldmann -
    It is no secret that public speaking is causing a lot of fear and stress, in fact public speaking ranks high in causing fear in many of us.

    The problem that most of us face is not speech making per se, it is actually any kind of frontal lecture or exchange of information that we need to deliver. College students are well aware of the devastating effects of the fear of public speaking, the need to present seminars or to protect a work from criticism makes public speaking “v...
  • Generators - The Features  By : Barney Garcia
    Generators commonly refer to the devices that convert various kinds of fuels into electricity. Hydro, wind and even solar energy can be transformed into electrical energy through generators.
  • The Helpful Uses For The Seemingly Obsolete Typewriter  By : Gray Rollins -
    In our high tech world with computers on every desktop, laptops, palm pilots, cellular phones, the day of the typewriter seems to have come and gone. So is there still any use for the typewriter?

    You might think the typewriter is the office dinosaur of the 21st century. In fact, if you ask some of the youngest and brightest upcoming students you might be surprised to discover some of them don’t even know what a typewriter is. Not surprising in our modern world. But like al...
  • I Do Not Know What To Write!  By : Justin Brown
    A topic that often arises through discussions on message boards and forums is how authors are able to write tens, hundreds, and even thousands of articles, when others find it difficult to write more than a couple. This article discusses possible ways for authors to find ideas for articles.
  • Please Sir, I Want Some More ... Public Domain Material  By : Kristy Taylor -
    Charles Dickens is said to be the world's most prolific novelist, yet most of his works are relatively unknown to the general public, especially those he wrote under the pen name Boz. His most popular titles, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, have been retold countless times in books, scripts, theatre plays and movies, and are all now in the public domain. These works have been so popular that they have been re-published by so many dif...
  • The Awesome Experience Of Writing A Journal Part 1  By : Sintilia Miecevole -
    Keeping a journal is a most rewarding experience. I have had several kinds of journals; one was a book where I wrote in it and another was a binder where I wrote the events of the day and also added everything from a chicken feather to cards, thank you notes and pictures. That was really a fun book. It's amazing the things you forget until you open your journal or look at a picture and all of the related memories instantly come to mind and you can talk about it as if it happe...
  • The Awesome Experience Of Writing A Journal Part 2  By : Sintilia Miecevole -
    Special occasion memories are most important and are another area for journal keeping. Did you have a special birthday, special time or special event that you would like to remember? Start writing now before its gone. Something that comes to mind for me is during the dark winter days when my husband is driving home from work, I turn on all the front lights of the house which he can see a block away. It's a blaze of glory for him to come home to and he loves it when I do that....
  • Writing Exercise 4: A Space Alien Might Make A Good Priest  By : Jenny Harker -
    As we develop our characters, we often fall into the habit of placing them in a single type of role and plot. For example, for years one of my characters was stuck on a California horse ranch. Having him on the ranch felt comfortable, familiar.

    He became boring.

    Now my character is a modern day pirate turned Catholic priest with an attitude you would not expect from a priest. He is unpredictable, sometimes shocking, and enjoys every second of it. I have discovered thi...
  • Writing Exercise 3: This Could Get Dangerous  By : Jenny Harker -
    Defining your fictional characters' voices is important. What is equally vital, though, is grasping your characters' humanity, the core of their fictional soul.

    A good way to learn how to do this is by observing an incident through another living person's eyes.

    For this exercise, choose your spouse, a relative, or your best friend to play the fictional character in a 500-word dramatic scene. Write using either third person or first person point of view.

    Traumatic si...
  • What Do You Mean You Don't Have Anything To Write About?  By : Heather Jacobson -
    One of the questions I’m repeatedly asked is how to use article marketing when you’re not a writer and don’t have anything to write about. If you say you have nothing to write about, I think you’re wrong. I’m willing to bet you have more topics to write about than you have time. But, here are a few suggestions to help you get over that writers block.

    First, don’t stare at a blank computer screen waiting for an idea to come to you. You’re probably putting too much pressure ...
  • Writing Copy That Sells - What's The Big Secret?  By : Trish Andrews -
    When someone buys a product, what they actually are buying is the benefit of owning that product.

    A woman buys a gift to celebrate a birthday or express a thank you... but deep down she wishes to be generous, thoughtful and remembered. A man buys a new set of golf clubs – his old set might be a bit worn out, true... but he's really hoping this new set will knock strokes off his game and improve his prestige at the clubhouse.

    Writing copy that sells is all about showcasi...
  • Book Review - Loyalty Myths: Hyped Strategies That Will Put You Out Of Business – And Proven Tactics That Really Work  By : Adam McFarland -
    Did you ever wonder if some of those age old sayings about marketing are true? For instance, we’ve all heard “It costs five times more to acquire a new customer than to retain a current customer.” But does anyone have any proof of that? That is exactly what a group of authors set out to do in Loyalty Myths: Hyped Strategies That Will Put You Out of Business – and Proven Tactics That Really Work. The authors, Timothy L. Keiningham, Terry G. Varva, Lerzan Aksoy, and Henri Walla...
  • Building A Rock Solid Query Letter  By : Sophfronia Scott -
    Recently I reviewed a client's query letter. It was a hard working query letter, detailing the marketing prospects for the book, her own glowing credentials and the contacts she possessed that would help her publicize the book. But she left out one teeny weeny thing: she didn't say what her book was about! I used to think query letters were relatively easy, but now I realize that a query has to do so many things that it's easy to forget essential elements. Since the letter is...
  • How To Build A Story From The Foundation Up  By : Katie Smith -
    My husband and I just purchased our first home, and we are so excited about finally “putting down roots.” We came upon the house when it was still just a skeleton; and we watched as they slowly added the ceiling and walls, plumbing, electricity, flooring, windows, and doors. We had the opportunity to select the color of paint for the walls, the style of countertops, and the tile and carpeting for our floors. What a different look for our home when we added on to the foundatio...
  • The War Of High Quality Writing Instruments – The Fountain Pen  By : Gray Rollins -
    High quality writing instruments have been around for centuries and continue to exist; from the first pencils in 1584, to the quill pen, to the reign of the fountain pen from 1925 to 1940.

    These high quality and highly functional writing instruments were being made around the world in beautiful styles and with an elegance and class not previously seen in a writing instrument.

    The early fountain pens were not effective at providing a consistent and even supply of ink. Y...
  • What You Can Learn From Dr. Phil About Writing Non-Fiction Books  By : Sophfronia Scott -
    Even if your career doesn't involve being a full-time writer, being the author of a book can be a huge boon for you. Our society holds authors in such high regard that anyone who has written one is seen as knowledgeable, self-disciplined and special. A book can help your business or career by making you more visible and sought-after for your expertise. All very good things. But if your natural talents don't involve writing regularly, it may be difficult for you to figure out ...
  • Writing For Magazines  By : Aurel Radulescu
    If you want to make it as a professional writer, you will eventually need to be branch out into the world of magazines. While many new writers are intimidated by the major magazines and editors, it is important to realize that they are not so different from any other publication.
  • The Top 2 Ways To Market Your Web Writing Service  By : Trish Andrews -
    Marketing your web writing service is a huge part of a successful freelance business. Online marketing, networking, publicity, and advertising are such valuable tools, it's critical to know what works best.

    Here are two No-Fail methods to advertise yourself as a web writer: Develop your own web site that is optimized for search engines, and network!

    - YOUR WEBSITE SHOULD MAKE YOU MONEY, NOT TAKE YOUR MONEY -

    As an Internet writer, it's important to have your own web...
  • The Secret Of Writing Persuasive Web Content  By : Trish Andrews -
    Writing persuasive web content covers a wonderful variety of writing techniques. You can use different voices, humor, inspiration, or sales copy. Every web page should have a purpose: To familiarize, to inform, or to call the reader to action (click to the next page, join a newsletter, buy a product, or sign up for a mini-course.)

    The writing style or technique you use for each web page should be "in tune" with the goal of that page. And the one key to writing persuasive w...
  • Using Quotations: When You Need Permission  By : Sophfronia Scott -
    First of all, here's my disclaimer. I'm not a lawyer. The following is based on my own research and, as you'll see, every situation is different. That's why the use of quotes can be confusing. I do hope, however, that this can help you to make better decisions when preparing your own manuscripts or other creative projects.

    Quotes are wonderful little things. They can convey a world of meaning in just a few words. And they're everywhere: books, greeting cards, on the home p...
  • Tips To Help You To Write With Success  By : Dana Goldberg -
    Writing is something that everyone can enjoy! Writing is freeing and fun and exciting, if you really let your imagination go writing can take you to places that you have never been before. The world would be a sad and empty place without good writer to cheer it up!

    If you are having trouble starting to write all you need to do is sit down and do it. Do not worry about writing well, just write anything that comes to mind. This kind of free flowing thinking is a great way to...
  • Handwriting Analysis  By : Polly Priester -
    Graphology is the name given to the general subject of personality analysis based on handwriting analysis. Just as in Psychology there are various schools of Psychology – Behaviorist, Psychoanalytical, and so on - so too in Graphology.

    Graphoanalysis is one such school and, from my experience, the most scientifically oriented reliable field of Graphology. Graphoanalysis is personality analysis based on handwriting analysis of the slant, size, measurement, pressure, spacing...
  • Writing Great Articles? I’m No Expert, But.....  By : Steve Boulden
    We all have different reasons for writing and submitting articles. However, the requirements for getting noticed, read, and published are the same for all of us. It doesn't take an expert to figure it out.
  • Finding A Pot Of Gold In Article Writing  By : Katie Smith -
    If you have a website, then you have probably been bombarded by people telling you that writing articles is the key to successful marketing. However, unless you are a professional writer, article writing probably seems as unachievable as obtaining that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

    Well, you may not be able to find the end of the rainbow, but you can achieve the task of writing an article. Just follow these simple tips, and you will be well on your way to success!...
  • How To Learn The Art Of Creative Writing  By : Mark Woodcock -
    The term creative writing is used to discern certain types of inventive or artistic writing from other general types of writing. The field of creative writing is broad and includes many different formats and genres of writing. The broad and general description of it is purposeful in its effort not to limit the imagination of the potential writer, or that of the reader. Creative writing is totally different from other types of writing, such as technical writing, scientific wri...
  • Writing For Success  By : Katie Smith -
    Press releases and sales letters are key tools in marketing one’s business in today’s professional world. However, many professionals do not seem to understand the importance of enhancing their writing skills.

    Few people realize that the written materials they send to clients can make or break their business. A badly written press release or sales letter can make one sound like an amateur to a potential client; but a crisp, well-written letter can prove to a client that y...
  • How To Cultivate Greatness In Your Writing  By : Sophfronia Scott -
    There's a television commercial, I believe it's for E-trade, that talks about how nobody wants to be an ordinary...fill in the blank. Supposedly we aspire to be better. Nobody wants to be an ordinary athlete, nobody wants to be an ordinary investor. A photo of Hemingway flashes across the screen and it says "nobody wants to be an ordinary writer". That made me pause. I wasn't so sure about that.

    You see, I am struck by how often I hear from writers who want to know if thei...
  • The Victory of Hamas in Palestine  By : Robert Maegh
    Hamas has won the elections in Palestine. Recognizing Israel and renouncing violence, they will deny the reason of their very existance. Will they be willing to do that?
  • All About Freelance Writing  By : Nell Taliercio -
    Do you love to write? Do you have a knack for making words come alive on a page? You may want to consider freelance writing as a way to make a good living from home.

    Freelance writers write anything from newspaper columns to web content and even ebooks.

    Getting Started

    Before you go looking for freelance jobs, you should build up a portfolio of articles. You can write for your own website or blog, offer to write free articles for friends, or contact your local pape...
  • Brain Freeze? Hire A Ghost Writer  By : Nell Taliercio -
    Does this sound familiar? You have a newsletter that needs to go out in a few days, but you just can’t come up with a good article to write. You have a serious case of writer’s block. Or, you know you should be adding more content to your site on a regular basis to keep the search engines (and of course your visitors) happy, but you just can’t find the time to sit down and write articles every week. There’s an easy solution to both problems. Hire a ghostwriter to write the ar...
  • When Writing Articles For Distribution Be Sure To Target A Specific Audience  By : Eric Koshinsky -
    Writing articles for redistribution through free article directories and announcemnet lists is a great way to promote your business. By doing it properly you have a good chance of getting increased search engine traffic. More importantly if you do it right you articles can and will be picked up and published by large ezine publishers. This can mean having your article sent out to literally tens of thousands of people all waiting to read information like you are publishing.
    ...
  • "A Holy Terror" our Freedom is at stake  By : robert1704
    The political situation in the world changes. Radical Muslims threathen to destroy the "West". "A Holy Terror", thriller but up to date and frightening as tomorrows newspaper deals with these problems.
  • A Quick Start Guide To Writing Your Memoir  By : Sophfronia Scott -
    I've learned that when a person starts thinking about telling their life story, they tend to overthink it. They get caught up in worrying about things such as what others will think and who would publish it. The whole thought process results in paralysis so they can't even figure out how to get started. But if you do your thinking in a more focused way, and then follow it up with specific actions, you'll have your completed pages done before you know it! Here's how to get goi...
  • Proposal Writing Strategies  By : DJ Nelson -
    There are two main reasons to write a business proposal. Either someone has invited you to submit a RFP (Request for Proposal); or you are trying to gain support or funding from your employer or another organization.

    When drafting a proposal the most important thing to keep in mind is that the reader is looking for benefits; they want to know how your product, service, or idea adds value to their operation. Therefore your proposal must be well-written and it also must cle...
  • What is holding you back from being the writer you want to be?  By : Deanna Mascle
    As a writing instructor and coach I work with writers every day who are not reaching their full potential. What holds them back?
  • Putting The Critics In Their Place  By : Sophfronia Scott -
    I once read that if you were a writer, it wasn't enough to just write. "You must publish what you write" was the given advice. I believe that's true and it's great advice. But when you do that, you have to know at least three things are going to happen: 1.) Someone will like your writing. 2.) Someone will dislike your writing. 3.) Someone won't care! If you allow all these reactions to make or break you, you'll be on an endless emotional roller coaster ride. You can smooth ou...
  • Write & Submit Articles To Promote Your Business And Get Traffic.  By : Uli Mewes -
    Many of the newbies that are being exposed to the internet on a daily basis have dreams of running a website and making it successful. For some, this is a grueling task and leaves them short-winded trying to do so.

    There are numerous marketing techniques that can be used to generate traffic on a regular basis. Out of all of them I have tried, writing seems to work the best.

    Writing articles for ezines, newsletters, websites and forums in addition to using other marketin...
  • Writing Resources: 7 Books For Improving Your Manuscript  By : Britt Gillette -
    Whether a crawling novice or polished professional, writers from every walk of life have room for improvement in their work. An endless array of rules and techniques must be kept in mind when writing – punctuation, grammar, transition, show don’t tell, etc. As a result, it’s extremely important to have a firm grasp on the fundamentals. By stressing the fundamentals, coaches and trainers have transformed individuals of modest talent into world class competitors. Why should wri...
  • Submitting Your Manuscript: Getting Started  By : Sophfronia Scott -
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    What Do You Want From Your Book?

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