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Brainstorming Methods
Brainstorming Methods
By doing some mental gymnastics, you can make sure that the words and concepts you produce are sharp and clever. Try these three brainstorming methods and freshen up…...
Developing an Outline
Developing an Outline
A guide to using an outline to help develop and prepare the structure of your work....
Finding Ideas
Finding Ideas
When your muse goes on vacation, you might need to find other sources of inspiration. Here are some ideas to help you recharge your mental batteries!...
Getting Opinions and Feedback
Getting Opinions and Feedback
Gather opinions and feedback from friends and family using a questionnaire similar to this one. But beware - you have to let go of your emotional attachment to your…...
How to Improve as a Writer
How to Improve as a Writer
If you want to become a better writer, try one of these five methods to improve the way you describe a story, create characters, or add color and life to your…...
Knowing When To Decline Writing Work Offers
Knowing When To Decline Writing Work Offers
Ever felt like walking away from an assignment, even when it's attached to a healthy income? Welcome to the world of the professional writer, where the word "No" can…...
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"....
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 Final Draft
The Final Draft
The final draft is a time to put that last coat of paint on your finished product. Be diligent and you'll get a reputation for turning in quality, accurate work....
The First Draft
The First Draft
The first draft is an exciting document, but you need to make sure you approach it with the right attitude. Here are some hints to ensure that your first draft…...
The Re-Write
The Re-Write
How do you like to rewrite your works? Find out here if you're an ant, a grasshopper, or a bee!...
What's in a Word
What's in a Word
An essay describing what words are, and how to use them most effectively....
Writer's Block
Writer's Block
Been attacked by a case of writer's block? Not to worry - there are many ways to break free from your nemesis!...
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