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Write Strategy: Think, Believe, Attack


Think of writing like karate..

How to Pitch a Story


Ever wonder why we refer to convincing an editor a story is worthy by "pitching a story?" I have. I'm a baseball enthusiast, and it makes a lot of sense to me.

Timer Magic for Writers


If your writing muscle isn't in shape, writing a novel may seem like a sheer, unscalable cliff. ("Gee, I don't think I can write today.

The Write Habit: How to Strengthen Your Writing Muscle


Writing is a muscle that needs exercise to stay in shape.I realized how true that saying is when I took what I called "a well-earned break" after I finished my first novel.

Write SMART: How to Create Terrific Writing Goals - And Achieve Them!


Open up your favorite calendar and circle today's date.Why? Because no matter what day it is, you've been given a wonderful gift: a bright and shiny year ahead to make your writing dreams come true.

Becoming the Total Package


Being a great writer is no longer enough if you plan to score a big publishing deal, especially as a nonfiction author.Particularly if your book idea falls into the how-to or self-help categories, you not only have to sell your terrific writing, but you also have to sell yourself as the books conduit to the world.

The Beginners Guide to Freelance Writing


The Big IdeaOkay. So youve figured out that you would like to write for magazines, newspapers, and e-zines.

Writing as a Gift


What am I supposed to give Anthony as a wedding gift? I asked Kristin, my bridesmaid and person-who-was-married. I mean, what kinds of things do brides give their grooms? I was thinking of hiring someone to clean the house before we left for the honeymoon so wed come back to a spotless house.

The Makings of a Personal Essay, Really


Sometimes I can be dense when it comes to realizing the potential of my own life experiences as essays for magazines. I, of course, fully believe that everything in my life is newsworthy, but sometimes have trouble figuring out which experiences will hit home with other people.

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Generate Story Ideas


There are many ways you can generate ideas you can use for your stories, articles and other creative pieces. Start with the three ways given below:1.

The Bottomless Notebook


Reading through a writer's notebook or journal is like discovering pearls, rubies and diamonds amidst a pile of rubble.That little notebook is a powerhouse of ideas for every writer: The more you write down bits and pieces of your thoughts and observations, the more you are adding into the well of ideas for future works.

7 Writing Muse Kickers to Fill Up That Blank Page


Nothing is more daunting for any writer than having to stare at a blank sheet of paper.When we stare at a blank sheet of paper, we often think, "What am I going to write?" A few minutes later, it becomes, "Oh my goodness, I can't think of anything to write!" And several minutes later, it turns into something like, "Write, dangnabit! Write! Write! WRITE!"Some writers call this writer's block.

Write Possibilities


We writers are a powerful lot. We control time.

You Dont Need Inspiration!


Or do you?Writers write. You shouldn't wait around for inspiration to come.

Tell the World About You


You have a new website, or a new business, or both - or your site isn't getting the kind of traffic you want and need. How are you going to tell the world about what you have to offer and where to find it?If you have deep pockets, you can start buying ads in newsletters and ezines and hope somebody reads them. More Articles from Writing Information:
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