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Writing Your Best-Selling Non-Fiction Book Title


Your struggling to sell just a few copies of your book, ebook,report or other information-based product each month?Are you stumped by the lack of response you are getting?You are positive people want your information, yet no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to tap into the flood of demand with your infoproduct.Happily, there is one simple, quick change you can make to your product that can make a massive difference to your results -- improve your book title.

Five Keys To A Successful Query Letter


Do you know what a query letter is? If so, you are of a rare breed-a writer. Most people don't.

Writing Query Letters


A QUERY LETTER is written to an editor or agent to describe a piece of writing to ask if they'd like to see it. It is sent in lieu of an unsolicited (unasked for) manuscript.

Be A Savvy Writer: Go Where The Business Is


If you're a writer, you're in business. It doesn't matter whether you're writing picture books, or a self-help book for underachievers, or promotional material and flyers for anyone who wants it.

Getting To Know Your Characters


Interesting characters that readers care about are the most important 'ingredients' in your novel.That might sound like a fairly sweeping statement, but think about it.

Whose Story Is It?


Whenever you sit down to plot a story (or even to think about a story) one of the first things you have to ask yourself is this: "Whose story IS it?"It seems like a simple question - but your story can succeed or fail depending on how you handle this. Told from the wrong point of view, a story can founder before the first chapter has come to an end.

Does Your Fight Scene Pack a Punch?


Long ago, movie directors mastered the technique of creating a convincing fight scene. Bodies crash to the floor.

Writing IS a Business


Why is it that so many people don't take writing-as-a-job seriously? I once heard it said that writing is one of the most under-rated cottage industries in the world. I believe it.

Should You Do a Writing Course?


First, let's tackle the question that is uppermost in many aspiring writers' minds: "Do I need to do a writing course to sell my writing?"No. Absolutely not.

Book Publishing Contracts For Writers: What Should I Look Out For?


Dave, I just got a contract for a book from a publisher that I haven't worked with before. These long, tedious legal documents just befuddle me, however! Would you mind spinning through this and seeing what you think about the terms and clauses herein?Here are my thoughts on this contract.

How To Cut the Clutter and Win Readers


Most of us hate housework.Nevertheless, even the most hopeless slobs amongst us would agree that we love having a clean, organised house.

Italics Part 1 - Do You Need to Use Italics?


Next time you're tempted to use italics for emphasis..

Italics Part 2 - Using Italics to Show Thoughts


Way back in your early school years, you were probably taught to use the tag "he thought" in your stories, to tip readers off that someone was thinking. If you substituted something more innovative, like "he pondered" or "Harry deliberated", you might even have scored a big red tick.

How To Write to a Word Count


You've finished your story, and you're pretty happy with it. The plot is gripping, the characters are lively, and the pace zooms along.

Editing and Polishing - How Much is Enough?


A few days ago, I critiqued a chapter for a writer I'd been working with for some months. The main thing we'd been working on was 'de-cluttering' her writing. More Articles from Writing Information:
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