Be Your Own Literary Agent and Get Published
So you're one of the millions who want to write a book. If you've already written a manuscript, chances are you're looking for agent representation.
How to Catch the Writing Bug
Permission is granted for the below article to forward, reprint, distribute, use for ezine, newsletter, website, offer as free bonus or part of a product for sale as long as no changes are made and the byline, copyright, and the resource box below is included. How to Catch the Writing Bug By Stephen Bucaro If you earn income as a writer, or use writing as a marketing tool, you know how difficult it can be at times to write.
Keys to Characterization
Far too many inexperienced writers create flat, stereotypical characters: the brave fireman, the damsel in distress, the strict schoolmistress. The best characters are those who evoke emotions within the reader - fear, admiration, affection, laughter, horror? If the writer fails to make us care about the characters, no matter how ingenious the plot, we will toss the story aside without a second thought.
Balance Your Life
Balance your life. Writing is a solitary task. Writing needs concentration and quiet.
Persisting With Bulldog Determination
Persisting With Bulldog Determination [Book excerpt from Successercising] by Rick Gettle ¨ 2003-2004 Ninety-five percent of all new businesses go out of business within the first five years or less. Why Do They Fail? There are many starters in life - but very few finish what they start.
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Calling all publishers, editors, journalists and freelance writers. It's time to breathe more life into your copy.
Writing About Writing
What am I going to write about? Which topic is the best? Who is going to be interested in my article? You can ask yourself endless questions on 'what' is going to be the subject of your article. Don't despair! This is not a problem .
Hunting for Markets Over the Holidays
Chances are, you'll be busy over the next several weeks. Between preparing for, celebrating, and unwinding from the holidays it may be difficult to maintain your regular writing routine.
Boost Your Income With Trade Journals
Why would anyone want to write for trade journals? Aren't the topics too dry? Don't they require specialized knowledge? Not necessarily. You may want to consider trade journals to increase the potential market for your articles - and for the money.
Recipe for a Style Guide
Wired Online has recently announced its plans to drop capitalization in internet, web, and net, but Wired Magazine continues to capitalize these words. Which should you do? For the most part, it's up to you.
Applying KISS Principle in Writing
I have added a new word to my vocabulary. Logorrhea.
10 Tips To Help You Pack More Power Into Your Business Writing
1. Before you write anything down define not what you want to say, but what your message must achieve.
How To Be A Published (Non-Fiction) Author
1. Turning your idea into a book. With non-fiction books the question of whether or not to write one has to be a business decision, rather as you would take over any new product or service.
How To Write More Powerful Reports
There is one key difference between reports and most other forms of business writing, and we get a hint of that in the word, "report". Whereas with many other forms of written comments you can be a little creative and put your own slant on your words, in a report you must not.
Five Golden Rules for Writers
Regardless of what sort of writer you are and how much you love to write, there are probably days when you'd rather clean ditches than face another blank page.As writers, we face common challenges; staying motivated and confident, avoiding "writer's block," and meeting goals (on time!) are some of the toughest.
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New York Times (blog)
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New York Times (blog)
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Oscar Madness, Auto-Tune Sadness: The Week's Best Pop-Culture Writing
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Oklahoma native proves memoir-writing isn't simple
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