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The Best Freelance Job Boards for Writers


How many times have you checked out a job board to that either it no longer exists or that there is one or two jobs listed. Out of the hundreds of job boards on the Web today, how do you find those containing projects that you are interested in and qualified for.

Writer's Web Resources


The Internet has truly revolutionized the careers of writers worldwide. Now you can work for publishers, corporations and a whole range of other clients on a truly global scale.

The Run-on Sentence: From Here To Eternity


If you find your sentences filled with commas, and they wend from one topic to another, then you, like many people, may be guilty of writing run-on sentences.The run-on sentence is annoying.

The Author Within


Just about every marketer on the Internet claims to be the best around and would have you believe that no one else knows as much or can teach you as quickly and thoroughly as they can. It would seem that they erroneously assume that by admiring someone else's teachings they will lessen their marketability as the "great persuader" in salesmanship.

Eight Ways To Write Your Novel Faster


I asked several writers how long it took them to write a novel they wanted published. One woman writer made a frustrated face at me, a couple others just stared at me (their novel wasn't finished yet), and a few just stared.

3 Tips to Achieve Your Writing Goals


1. Make your goals achievable.

Can Your Theme Be Proved In Your Story?


Creative Writing Tips -Your theme has to be something you can prove in your story - It doesn't have to be a universal truth. This means that your theme doesn't have to be something that happens in real life all the time (providing our logic can accept it, in order for us to believe it).

Does Each Element of Your Story Further The Theme?


Creative Writing Tips -Whichever theme you choose, all the elements, which make up your story, dialogue, conflict, scenes, etc should be written with the theme in mind.Your theme should progress the story.

Have You Tested Your Theme Against Your Plot?


Creative Writing Tips -How we usually begin the preparation stage in the writing process is?We think of an idea for a storyWe think of a suitable themeWe plotOnce we come up with a theme and we begin plotting, we have to see how the theme and the plot match up. Sometimes as we plot we find that the theme we had initially chosen won't do.

Writing Dialogue That Make Your Characters Come Alive


Characters in a good novel really carry the story along more than any other concept in writing. A problem I too often see in my clients' writing is stale dialogue; the kind that sounds like every character is the same person.

Is The Theme Running Throughout The Story?


Creative Writing Tips -It's no use coming up with a theme and not using it. Short stories are about a character or characters and about one situation or happening in those characters' lives.

Does Your Theme Contain Character, Conflict, Resolution?


Creative Writing Tips -For a theme to work and the story, which will revolve around the theme, it has to contain three things?CharacterConflictResolutionWhat's the reason for this?If your theme doesn't contain these three essential elements, then you won't be writing a proper short story. It might turn out to be an essay instead.

Does Your Story Have A Theme?


Creative Writing Tips -It should.A theme is a one-line explanation of your story.

Does The Title Reflect The Story?


Short Story Writing Tips -We all have different tastes in what we like to read. Some have a particular taste for horror, while others prefer romance or fantasy or crime stories, etc.

If The Viewpoint Character Is A Secondary Character, Have You Established Who He is?


Creative Writing Tips -I have said above that if a secondary character tells the story of the main character, then the spotlight should be kept on the main character.This shouldn't be taken to the extreme though. More Articles from Writing Information:
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