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  • Writing Tips for Fiction Authors

     
    We can imagine that it goes without saying that in order to be a great writer you need to be a great reader. Yet there are countless authors who have offered this advice and countless writers who have ignored it. Whatever genre you're in, read ...
  • The Best Software for Writing a Kindle Book

    You have a great idea for a Kindle book, and no idea how to organize your thoughts and get them into a format that is Ebook-friendly. While you will still need to go through Amazon's upload process and have your book in the correct PRC format to do so,...
  • Popular Facebook Groups and Pages for Writers

    If you're a writer and have a Facebook profile, chances are good that you're already a member of at least one writer's group. Facebook offers writers the benefit of being able to join several different groups all in one place. If you have more than one...
  • Copywriting – A Very Brief Summary

    What is copywriting?
    Copywriting involves any and all of the words that you read that pertain to selling, promoting, educating, and informing. It's not enough to be great at selling. As a copywriter you have to be able to inform your readers while pe...
  • Who Do You Think You're Talking To? ~ Why Audience Matters

    Your audience makes all of the decisions. Whether you're standing in front of them or they're reading your words in print or on a computer screen, they will decide how much they read – if they pay attention at all, whether they will come back for...
  • Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated

    We all have different motivations for writing. For some the promise of a paycheck is more than enough, while for others there must be something more nudging them along. I would like to guess that fiction writers have an easier time with this aspect of ...
  • How To Rewrite a Bad Article

    Most bad articles happen because of the use of the passive voice, lack of conversational tone, and insufficient research on the topic. Determine whether you're writing in an active or a passive voice. Passive voice allows things to happen to your subje...
  • Finding Something to Write About

    Ideas are supposed to just flow effortlessly when you're a writer, right?
    Right. If by effortlessly you mean, dragged kicking and screaming after sitting staring at a blank page for hours (or DAYS) waiting for inspiration to strike you dead, then sur...
  • Two Ways to Find Online Writing Work That Can Pay Well

    If you would like to make a steady stream of income as an online writer there are a number of different ways you can approach this. We have all seen the listings for places like Contently and other 'content farms'. The problem with most of these sites ...
  • How Do You Generate Topics for Articles?

    Lately I've been having a lot of difficulty coming up with topics for articles. The articles must have a writing slant naturally, and be fresh, original content. Coming up with catchy topics and titles on a consistent basis might very well be the bane ...