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Writing Short Info Reports


People want information, they want it quick, frequently in short form, and straight to the point. Its no wonder that they go straight for a computer connected to the internet to find anything from how to grow tomatoes to choosing a web host.

The Spectre Hound


And a dreadful thing from the cliff did spring,and its wild bark thrill'd around,His eyes had the glow of the fires below,'twas the form of the spectre houndOne of the most chilling omens of death in English folklore is the large, spectral demon dog called Black Shuck. A death omen comes to collect souls and if you have the misfortune to see Black Shuck - expect death to come within a year.

Voice in Narrative and Dialogue - A Contrast of Writing Styles


One of the nice things about being an author is that we can breakany rule we want. (I just did.

The One-Plot Wonder


Back in the mid to late 1980s I was a security guard. The pay waslousy, but it gave me many hours in seclusion to write shortstories and novels.

Interview with Suspense Author Peter Abrahams


Peter Abrahams is the author of thirteen novels, including "The Tutor," (Ballantine Books) "A Perfect Crime," (Ballantine Books), "The Fan" (Fawcett Books), and most recently, "Their Wildest Dreams" (Ballantine Books).Known for his sharp wit and incredible gift for keeping readers on the edge of their seats, Abrahams has been entertaining readers for more than two decades--spinning multi-layered tales involving ordinary people who find themselves in horrific situations.

Write A Better Newsletter!


You've decided to write your very own Newsletter to promote your business, communicate with your customers, or just for FUN.You've read hundreds of newsletters.

Home Business Writing Made Simple


Have you ever written a letter to a friend? Ever written an outline for any project you were about to start? What about a shopping list? If you have, and I imagine most have, you can then write focused, brief, content articles for your online home business.Why write? Well, of course you can spend lots of money to drive traffic to your site with absolutely no guarantee that you will obtain a single sale.

Understanding Editorial Guidelines


Editorial guidelines, also known as writer's guidelines, are the rules set forth by publishers for contributing authors. In order to have your article taken seriously you must review the guidelines prior to submission.

Common Writing Mistakes


Most books aren't rejected because the stories are"bad." They're rejected because they're not "ready toread.

The Three Cs of Writing an Excellent all Purpose Headline


Since the headline is the first contact your readers have with your message, it must reach out to them. Promise them a benefit.

5 Reasons People Like Technology White Papers


A good white paper is a paper that makes you look good.You look good when your white paper makes sense, when it's readable, when it concentrates on benefits and examples, and when it's easy to get.

Interviewing an Author: Dont Be Left Speechless


Joyce Carol Oates. Langston Hughes.

Four Easy Ways to Get a Book Written (Especially If You Dont Like to Write)


Becoming an author is probably a lot easier than you think. It's time to get that book out of your head and onto the printed page.

Unusual Points of View


Most writers are familiar with first and third points of view and their variations. But have you ever experimented with alternative points of view? Below are some less used points of view, what I call "unusual points of view.

Becoming a Writer


The urge to write fiction seems God given for some, a learned skill for others.One thing is certain - it requires practice and a particular mindset. More Articles from Writing Information:
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