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Blank Page Syndrome
Blank Page Syndrome
Got a bad case of Blank Page syndrome? Here are some ways to send it packing!...
Collaborative Writing
Collaborative Writing
There's a lot to learn for any writer undertaking a collaborative project for the first time. Laying down some ground rules at the start can help you to avoid problems…...
Copyright: Protection and Laws
Copyright: Protection and Laws
How much do you know about copyrights? As a writer, you must protect your intellectual property by being vigilant and informed....
Creating a Writing Environment
Creating a Writing Environment
If you're serious about writing, it's time to get serious about a writing environment that will be conducive to producing your highest quality of work. By making a few…...
Discipline in Writing
Discipline in Writing
Want to become a better, more professional, writer? Don't wait for your muse - use some self-discipline methods to start on the path to becoming more prolific and…...
Finding Your Style
Finding Your Style
Your style is as unique as your fingerprint. Use these questions to put a name on yours....
Handling Rejections
Handling Rejections
If you want to be a freelancer, you have to prepare yourself for the difficult side of the profession. This includes getting rejection notices, the bane (and pain) of…...
How To Effectively Use Similes and Metaphors in Your Writing
How To Effectively Use Similes and Metaphors in Your Writing
How to use similes and metaphors effectively in your writing and distinguishing between the two. How there are also variations within both similes and metaphors and…...
Improving Your Sentence Structure
Improving Your Sentence Structure
Some common mistakes in sentence structure and what you can do to improve your own work....
Learning to Think Like a Writer
Learning to Think Like a Writer
How to develop a mindset that will enable you to make observations in your day to day life that will inform and improve your work as a writer....
Personal Touch
Personal Touch
Want to add some personal touches to your writing? Find out some ways to make sure a part of you is included in every work you author!...
Proofreading
Proofreading
Want some proofreading tips? Try these ways to make the job quick and efficient!...
Punctuation and Poetry
Punctuation and Poetry
All poems can be "reinvented" by playing with punctuation. This can also be a good technique to combat "writer's block"....
Research Starting Points
Research Starting Points
Hints and tips on where to begin researching key aspects of your work....
Rhyming Poetry
Rhyming Poetry
Writing rhyming poetry can be complex. By breaking it down into manageable, doable pieces, you can ensure an end result of which you'll be proud!...
Short Story v.s. Novel
Short Story v.s. Novel
Trying to decide if your idea merits a short story or novel? Consider a few of these facts to help you figure out the direction to go!...
The Importance of a Live Read-through When Writing
The Importance of a Live Read-through When Writing
Why reading your writing out loud is often a good way of flagging up errors in addition to illustrating whether or not the style and tone you’ve adopted is suitable…...
What's in a Word
What's in a Word
An essay describing what words are, and how to use them most effectively....
Writing Pitfalls
Writing Pitfalls
Beware the pitfalls of every professional writer! Here are some of the most common stumbling blocks out there and how to overcome or avoid them....
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