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Assessing self Publishing vs Traditional Publishing

You’re frustrated because mainstream publishers and agents won’t look at your potential best-seller. So you’ve sent your ms to Publish America, or a vanity publisher, or a POD publisher and lo and behold! They’ve accepted it. Before you start dreaming of the money you’re going to make, take some time …

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Word differences: Wobble, stumble, brisk and amble

Movement happens all the time, whether it deals with living things or inanimate objects. Even things that don’t appear to be moving slowly move in a molecular sense. In many cases, unless you’re trying to grasp various concepts movement by studying physics, you’re almost sure to take it for granted. …

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Primer Style Writing

Primer style writing goes something like this: Jane chased the dog. The dog wagged his tail. Jane laughed. That kind of writing once happened in the first grade readers of centuries ago. Later versions added more interest by naming the dog spots or some other appropriate name and making the …

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Journal Prompts Writing Prompts Prompts Jounaling

Journaling isn’t just a creative endeavor, it’s a soul-searching time of self-discovery and provides us with the power of planning and imagination to craft our dreams into reality. They can be creative, but they can also be therapeutic. While it requires an investment of your time and attention, the time …

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Hope on the Horizon

I was given this book last Christmas and am delighted with it. It is a large paperback version and comes with a free Journal that is beautifully presented and makes a wonderful gift for someone who does not give enough time to theirselves. I love it. When I first received …

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Personal Experiences of Blogging

I’ve started this article four times now and scrapped each one, finally realising that you won’t want a potted history of blogging or a list of blog types, subjects and their uses. Instead you want just what the title promised: to hear about my own blogging experience.  I began blogging …

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Using a Narrator in Writing

Tony eased into the dark, damp room, straining his ears for any signs of the killer. His breathing sped up tenfold, sweat poured down his brow; nervousness gripped his heart strings. ‘Where could he be?’ thought Tony. ‘Behind me?’ Just then, the killer, waiting patiently on the rafters above, swept …

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