Category Archives: Knowledge

In everyday usage, knowledge refers to awareness of or familiarity with various objects, events, ideas, or ways of doing things. Especially, in this case where reading, writing, publishing are concerned.

Photography – How To Create Quality Landscape Photographs

How Can You Create Quality Landscape Photographs? Today, landscape photography is very popular, perhaps more than ever before. If you think about it, you can probably remember seeing at least two landscape prints that you felt connected and drawn to. … Continue reading

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The value of having an amazon author page

One of the best offers presented by Amazon is the devoted author pages. They offer immense benefits to both the author and customer in a number of ways. The Author central is also absolutely free provided you are listed in … Continue reading

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Blogging – is the HTML keyword meta tag dead?

Yes; most of the major browsers will recognize and accept the HTML keyword meta tag. To the major search engines use the keyword meta tag? Basically, no. Most of the major search engines simply ignore the HTML keyword meta tag … Continue reading

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What are the most popular themes and tropes in romance writing?

Romance can be a tricky genre, because it features a lot of double-edged themes. When handled correctly, such themes can create great stories, but when handled poorly, they can lead to poorly written clichés. If you’re writing a romance novel … Continue reading

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The Optimizing For Google Fallacy

There are great many posts that which could be found on the web that speak to how to optimize for Google. Actually, when it comes to speaking of search engine optimization (SEO) there is probably an extreme bias towards optimizing … Continue reading

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Amazon Short Reads: How Many Words Equal A Page?

Kindle Short stories are increasingly becoming popular on Amazon. These are stories that range from about 1 to 100 Kindle pages. They can be read in about 15 minutes to 2 hours or more. If you are publishing, you must … Continue reading

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Writing an Article vs. Writing a Blog Post:What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between writing a blog and writing an article is? Today, the words “blog” and “article” are often used interchangeably and almost synonymously, so much that the line between the two is virtually nonexistent. … Continue reading

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5 Basic Types of Blogs

If you’re new to blogging and are seeking to grow your audience, or have been doing it for a while now, then you understand the challenge of creating unique, compelling, and valuable content for your readers and potential leads. This … Continue reading

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The benefits of rereading a book

For most readers, quitting a book is not hard. Still, you will enjoy many benefits by finishing an ebook for the first time. You will feel like you have already accomplished something important. Even more, you will be able to … Continue reading

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An Author’s Introduction to RSS Feed/News Sites

The information age is fantastic, but there’s only one problem: too much information. It’s very difficult to keep track of your favorite blogs, sports, and news without some help. One of the ways to achieve this is by using RSS … Continue reading

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The overlooked marketing value of the Other Works page

The ‘Blank’, ‘Ad card’, or ‘Other Works‘ page is an often-ignored marketing and book sales opportunity.  This is especially true in the eBook area, where most articles on eBook formats don’t even mention them.  For the independent publisher it nearly … Continue reading

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The Parts of A Printed Book

It’s important to know that there’s a set order in the elements that make up a book. Books have standards which one should follow in order to have it published via the traditional or self-publishing route. You’ll need to prepare … Continue reading

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eBooks and DRM: Should eBook Authors Use Digital Rights Management (DRM)?

What is DRM? Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a term that refers to a set of control technology approaches that restrict unauthorized access and use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works in digital media. While the applications are endless, the … Continue reading

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What is a Book Blurb?

In the last decade, self-publishing has grown exponentially with the emergence of platforms such as Amazon Kindle and CreateSpace – that have made publishing a book an easy and accessible process. Numerous independent authors have been able to leverage different … Continue reading

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The Parts of an eBook

Over the years, I have learned more about eBook structure and components of an eBook. When it comes to the parts of an eBook, you need to do a little research on what readers expect from a standard eBook and … Continue reading

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What’s The Difference Between Fiction And Non-Fiction?

All writing іѕ creative, rеgаrdlеѕѕ оf the ѕubjесt mаttеr. Hоwеvеr thеrе are different ѕkіllѕ іnvоlvеd in the writing рrосеѕѕ, depending оn what sort оf wrіtіng уоu аrе соmрlеtіng and оn what gеnrе оf wrіtіng уоu аrе соmрlеtіng. Writing a rоmаnсе … Continue reading

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The Pyramid Style Approach To Writing

The Pyramid Writing Style In writing, the pyramid writing ѕtуlе іѕ a ѕtуlе thаt has еxіѕtеd long bеfоrе, аnd hаѕ bееn uѕеd bу vаrіоuѕ grеаt wrіtеrѕ to give mоrе dіѕtіnсt сhаrасtеrіѕtісѕ and form to their mоdе оf writing;  thereby making … Continue reading

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Whаt іѕ a wrіtіng ѕtуlе

Whаt іѕ a wrіtіng ѕtуlе? A wrіtеr’ѕ ѕtуlе іѕ whаt ѕеtѕ hіѕ оr hеr wrіtіng араrt аnd mаkеѕ іt unіԛuе. Stуlе іѕ thе wау wrіtіng іѕ drеѕѕеd uр (оr dоwn) tо fіt thе ѕресіfіс соntеxt, рurроѕе, оr аudіеnсе. Wоrd сhоісе, … Continue reading

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Skimming, Scanning And Reading

Skimming, Scanning And Reading  Books and Other Materials Skimming Skimming is a reading technique that entails reading only main ideas within a text to get an overall impression of its content. It is not a haphazard process where one places … Continue reading

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Tips and tricks to become an avid reader

Avid reader An avid reader is a person that gets so enchanted in the book they’re examining, their general surroundings obscure and vanishes and they transform into the characters in the book they’re understanding, they are there in the recounted … Continue reading

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