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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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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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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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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 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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Poetry – Guardian

  Guardian A storm forced sea batters Kelp obscured cliffs. The frosty mist, Deluge the whistling rock And mortar cone walls. In the distance, A single powerful light is seen, Flooding the sapphire blues of the water. Like a mother’s … 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 … 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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Poetry – Morn

  Morn Darkness yields, Cool winds blow, Cross the frost. A golden crest blossoms, Painting the land anew, the day breaks Lonesome heavens Bled reddish dawns On mountain tops. Woods shivered ancient sunrise in their slumber. Rivers cried their mirrors inside … Continue reading

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Poetry – Mary Kay

  Mary Kay   The silence that echoed the room Where kids initially will equip The board staring so deep at me It’s slates as empty as the wind The playgrounds look scattered Though it has experienced many laughs Of … 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 … 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 lоng bеfоrе, аnd hаѕ bееn uѕеd bу vаrіоuѕ grеаt wrіtеrѕ to give mоrе dіѕtіnсt сhаrасtеrіѕtісѕ аnd form to thеіr mоdе оf writing;  thereby … 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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How To Develop A Writing Style

  How To Develop A Writing Style Wrіtіng іtѕеlf саn bе dеѕсrіbеd аѕ a wау оf lіfе, thе оnlу luсrаtіvе buѕіnеѕѕ fоr thе dіѕѕеmіnаtіоn оf іnfоrmаtіоnѕ, fееlіngѕ аnd dеѕіrеѕ іѕ оnlу thrоugh wrіtіng. Yоur wrіtіng ѕtуlе іѕ a rеflесtіоn оf … Continue reading

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Poetry – CITY

CITY O’ city majestic as man’s elusive dreams. Walls towering of concrete, and glass. Streets, and subways carry life’s blood. borders reach beyond range of eye. Spawned of man’s labors you stand defiant of time. as light reflects from your … Continue reading

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