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Idea Mining for Writers 101


Want to write an article or book, but are stuck for ideas? Here are a few practical ways to awaken that muse.- Keep a writer's journal.

Seven Important Lessons for Experts Who Want to Get Published


At first, I noticed that I could have written many of the articles that appeared in Instructor magazine. Having earned a B.

Five Common Errors to Correct Before Submitting a Letter or Report


First impressions count in writing too! So it is always a good idea to carefully check documents such as letter, reports, and proposals before submitting them. Below are five of the most common errors.

Idea-Mining for Writers, 102


As many authors are fond of stating, "Ideas are all around!" when asked to be more specific. Well, in a way, that's true.

Writing New Ideas


Someone once commented that there were no new ideas to write, that all that could be done was a recombination of the words and phrases for a deeper, more personal expression of meaning. They have completely missed the point and purpose to 'writing'.

Put a Spin on Your Idea!


Eight or nine times out of ten, picking up and leafing through a magazine's or book's table of contents, you will find at least one or more articles or chapters that will catch your attention immediately. Never mind that that article or chapter's subject had been written about many times before.

How to Break In and Succeed as a Screenwriter


Screenwriting is a competitive trade. To distinguish yourself as a prize-winning writer you need to master organizational skills, take creative risks, and learn how best to present your final product.

Childrens Stories - The Essentials


There is no specific formula for children's fiction. There are, however, some necessities.

Get Published: The Nuts and Bolts of English, and How to Impress a Publisher (2)


The tiniest things can be so useful when you come to consider the nuts and bolts of writing. The comma is one of them.

Get Published: The Nuts and Bolts of Good English, and How to Impress a Publisher (1)


Not all writers write good grammar. That's a fact.

Get Published: The Nuts and Bolts of Good English, and How to Impress a Publisher (3)


A well-punctuated approach letter may make the difference between acceptance and rejection by a publisher's commissioning editor. In this article, I'll look at just one small, but often bothersome, piece of punctuation: the apostrophe.

Hero's Journey - The Herald


Beyond three and four act story structure, lies the Hero's Journey.The Hero's Journey is the most usable story structure consisting of at least 106 stages and the template for successful contemporary stories, from Star Wars to Al Pacino Scarface to The Incredibles to War of the Worlds to The Dirty Dozen to Midnight Cowboy.

Check Your English Grammar With This Easy Technique


As an International language, English has been used widelyin online world. Whether you use it to write a sales letter, afollow up, ads headline, an article, and so on, youneed to use it correctly.

Six Tips for Creating More Lifelike Story Characters


Working on my first humorous novel, I started with a single character. I followed suggestions in writers' reference books for developing story characters.

Creative Writing


Do you consider yourself a storyteller? Do you consider yourself a writer? Were you always the student in school that the teacher chose to read your creative writing out loud to the rest of the class? Believe it or not these skills can land you a very good job in Washington D.C. More Articles from Writing Information:
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