Category Archives: Writing Tips

Advice articles on hoe to become a productive writer and how to improve upon existing writing skills and writing practices.

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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Most Popular Themes in Science Fiction Writing

As an aspiring writer in the science fiction genre, you are presented with limitless possibilities. However, while there are so many themes that you could write on, there are some popular themes have repeatedly proven to be the most successful. … Continue reading

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How To Write A News Blog Post

Blogging for your website provides content that the major search engines welcome. For a start, the more frequently you update the content of your website, the better you will rank over time. If your content is interesting, relevant and engaging, … Continue reading

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7 Best Practices for Writing Listicles

A listicle is a web article or blog post in the form of a list and which is outlined in a numbered or bullet point fashion. Why listicle best practices? Well, because listicle writing is actionable, it is imperative to … 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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Should you have your own writer or book website?

Every author, published or unpublished, needs a platform to reach their target audience. An author website is one among the many platforms available today. If you’re looking to pursue a professional, long-time career in writing it’s important, you start building … Continue reading

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Why keep a consistent writing schedule?

A lot of people think that being a writer is such a super easy profession. All you need is a few skills, a good amount of talent and creativity topped up with some inspiration. Easy, right? No, not that easy. … 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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How To write like it is your job

How to Write Like It Is Your Job Many new writers come in the field with the mindset of “writing when inspiration strikes” or “writing what you understand.” Such myths deceive writers into thinking writing is not a job. Well, … Continue reading

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My Writing Approach

In a recent comment for one of my blogs, I was asked what my writing approach was and I honestly don’t think I had previously described the way I write.  So here goes. My approach is straightforward and very old school. My … Continue reading

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The Marketing Value of a Good Book Cover

An author may invest all the time, effort and fortune for writing, editing and publishing a book, but leaves very little for the cover design forgetting that the cover is the reader’s first impression of the book. For well-known authors, … 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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Blogging – Blog Writing Style Tips

 Blog Writing Style Checklist While finishing another post, I stumbled across this Blogging Writing Style Guide, which I started once upon a time. So, I have made a few quick updates and thought I would share this checklist, in case … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Having a Project Cart

I never really thought about how to make my home office more convenient even though I have worked from home for several years. However, I recently purchased a nice three-level cart and have found it extraordinarily useful. Especially, for writing … Continue reading

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Blogging – What is a Pinnable Blog Picture?

Whether you are just starting with blogging or have been doing it for years, you must know by know that images are critical elements of your posts. Online we are focused on visuals. The text comes second. How can this … Continue reading

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How Using Speech Recognition Software Can Increase Your Writing and Blogging Productivity

Speech Recognition and Your Productivity The use of Speech recognition software is fast becoming one of the finest ways to improving your Writing and Blogging Productivity. The beauty of using speech recognition software is boundless. With Speech recognition software, you … Continue reading

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Blogging – How To Write Your Blog Post To Be Easily Scannable

Write Your Blog Post To Be Easily Scannable Yоu’rе thе busy type, right? You’ve gоt a whole lоt to do аnd very little tіmе tо dо them. Sо whеn you соmе асrоѕѕ a blоg роѕt оr аrtісlе thаt looks іntеrеѕtіng, … Continue reading

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Blogging – SEO Writing And Its Effectiveness.

Whаt іѕ SEO wrіtіng? Hаvе уоu еvеr wоndеrеd whаt реорlе think оf, Whеnеvеr,  thеу hеаr  SEO, реорlе аlwауѕ аѕk, whаt іѕ SEO?  SEO ѕtаndѕ fоr “ѕеаrсh еngіnе орtіmіzаtіоn.” Sеаrсh еngіnе орtіmіzаtіоn іѕ thе рrосеѕѕ оf орtіmіzіng уоur lаndіng раgе оr … Continue reading

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How To Edit Your Own Writing

Editing Your Writing The writing process is not complete until editing is done. Established writers like Stephen King write daily and their first drafts, like everyone’s, can be flabby, unreadable and mostly grammatically inconsistent. However, like great sculptures, bestsellers and … 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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