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[When I was a nineteen-year-old high school student and budding poet - two years after my diving accident] many factors adversely affected my creativity. My trips in a special bus to school and back home, my courses, and my assignments, though I was spared a lot of writing and was mostly tested orally, all this was time-consuming.

A Writers Personal Cheer Squad


We all need a cheer squad.We all need people to say 'Good on you!'; 'Way to go!'; 'You've done a great job'; 'You're really on the way.

Plotting By Personality - Work With Your Natural Instincts


What's the best way to plot?Quick answer: the best way to plot is whatever works best for you. After all, we're all different.

Publisher Ethics For Reprint-able Articles


Let's Discuss Publisher Ethics:If you are an ezine publisher or webmaster that likes to use supplemental content from the many free articles available for free reprints on the Internet, this article may save you from a very expensive copyright infringement lawsuit. Stealing articles by violating the posted reprint rights is copyright infringement theft.

Character Motivation - Always Ask WHY


For many years, I've been a tutor for students undertaking courses in writing romance, crime or children's stories. In that time, I've marked thousands of assignments.

Scenes and Structure


Beginning writers often tend to think of a book as a series of chapters. It's actually more useful to regard it as a series of linked scenes.

Writing HI-LO Material (High Interest, Low Ability) for Slow Readers


To write books for readers at an elementary reading level (for either adults or children) you start off exactly the same way as you do any other book: you work out a strong plot and people it with interesting characters.Your primary concerns:To write a story that will seize the interest of the reader immediately (reluctant or emergent readers aren't going to waste time on a story that doesn't look interesting)To try to stick to one idea per sentence.

Common Writing Mistakes - Are These Holding You Back From Writing Success?


During the years that I've been teaching writing and participating in writers' critique sessions, I've seen some real talent. There are writers who produce such sparkling prose that you know publication is only a matter of time.

14 Tips On Writing The Short-Short Story


The short-short story has been likened by some as being closer to writing a poem than a story. And that makes sense-every word has to be packed with power; every line has to move the story along.

Writing For the Joy of It


As a child, I loved to write. I can't remember ever not writing.

Basic Word Processing Tips for Writers


Word processors are so widely used now that I tend to take it for granted that most writers know how to perform basic tasks (e.g.

Critique Groups - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly


What do people expect when they join a writing group?The list of anticipated benefits includes friendship, constructive criticism, support, encouragement, help with editing, inspiration, and advice on everything from plotting to possible markets. These expectations may or may not be met.

Get Rich Writing With Your Computer Word Processor


Your computer is a writing machine, a word processor, a desktop publishing system that can make you rich and famous. The big seller on the internet is information products and you can get a flood of cash pouring into your home office from you writing.

A Freelancers Journey, Part One


Today it begins.I have always known I was a freelancer.

Keeping a Journal - One of the Three Treasures to Leave Behind


(excerpted from the "How to Use a Journal" audio series by Jim Rohn)If you're serious about becoming a wealthy, powerful, sophisticated, healthy, influential, cultured and unique individual, keep a journal. Don't trust your memory. More Articles from Writing Information:
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