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News | Interesting Stuff

BBC - Future - The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?

Books | Books

Professional romance novelists can write 3,000 words a day. Here’s how they do it

Writing is not a sexy business. It's not a rare butterfly that floats down and gently kisses you on the nose with a brilliant idea that conjures a hurricane of cash. It's frustrating, and it's lonely, and for most people, it doesn't pay. But one genre con

Business & Finance | Blogging

The Only Copywriting Formula You'll Ever Need

Fear is the most “primal” human motivator. Here's a three-step copywriting formula to leverage it in your content along with 13 questions to guide you.

Business & Finance | Blogging

How to Write a 2000-Word Article in 2 Hours

Just imagine being able to write a 2000-word article in 2 hours.

You could create more content, drive high-quality traffic from search engines, and generate more leads.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

UX in Copywriting: Copy from an Experiential Point of View

Good copywriting is about creating an experience with the letters in the alphabet & the space on a page. We take a look at copy from a UX point of view.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.

Business & Finance | Blogging

7 Ways To Quickly Improve Your Writing Skills For Your Blog - Forbes

Well-written content will help you to stand out among the thousands of low quality blogs, companies, and articles that people stumble upon online.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

So how much do freelance writers actually make?

Everything you ever wanted to know (and some you didn't) about what freelance writers make.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly

When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next great American novel. But writing is so much more.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Take Your Blogging To The Next Level

Here are a number of articles I've published which you can spend some time reviewing and learn several key techniques and aspects of blogging that will help you.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Become More Creative with Your Copywriting!

Great copywriting is essential to the success of any business. When it comes to marketing for startups, many things must be done correctly if the ultimate goal of creating conversions is going to be met.

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Art of Persuasion: How to Craft Words That Sell : Social Media Examiner

Social Media Marketing Podcast 192. In this episode Ray Edwards will explore how to craft written and spoken words that sell.

Business & Finance | Blogging

17 Lies Expert Bloggers Love To Tell You When You Start Blogging

Learn how to be wise when you want to succeed in blogging by knowing the top 17 lies expert bloggers love to tell you when you start blogging. Read more.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

When your email subscribers open their inbox, it's like they enter a candy store. Dozens, even hundreds of treats are staring at them from the shelves. Your subject line is the candy wrap for your bon-bon; you've got to make sure it stands out, because the competition in this inbox candy store is fierce. How can you make sure your subscribers open your emails?

Books | Writing

Amazon Is Completely Changing Self-Publishing… Possibly How We Write Too!

This new payout system could completely change the literary landscape.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

What Exercises Can I Do to Become a Better Writer? - Freelancer FAQs

Have you looked back at an article or blog you wrote as a freelance writer and cringed? I know I have, and I still do. Sometimes the issue is punctuation then I realize my flow is off or the wording is awkward. Writing can be a difficult skill to master.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

Blogging Is the New Black (5 Reasons to Blog + 5 Steps to Begin)

I'm a blogger. It's part of my identity, as much as being a mom, wife and friend are parts of my existence. It's part of my past, and hopefully will continue to be a part of my future.

Business & Finance | Marketing

125 Quick Tips to Sharpen Your Copywriting Skills

Learn how to sharpen your copywriting skills with the extensive list of writitng tips from many of the best copywriters in marketing.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Become a Better Copywriter: 21 Tips from the Experts

Want to improve as a copywriter? Check out these tips from 21 copywriting experts.

Science & Technology | Technology

Write Like Hemingway: The App | Social Media Today

A lot of writers wish they would write more like Hemingway. And now there is an app for that.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How to Write a 2000-Word Article in 2 Hours

You could create more content, drive high-quality traffic from search engines, and generate more leads.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

14 Ways To Make Your Blog Get Real Attention - In Photos: How To Make Your Blog Get Real Attention - Forbes

Free, user-friendly blogging software has turned the Web into a virtual soapbox. But for everyone from lone individuals to small business owners to chief executives, writing a successful blog is about getting the word out there

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How to write compelling copy for the Web | Webdesigner Depot

Have you ever heard the saying “web design is 95% typography”? If you have, it’s with good reason: it’s 100% true, the majority of what you’ll encounter on the

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Whom or who? | Dictionary.com Blog

Over the last 200 years, the pronoun whom has been on a steady decline. Despite its waning use in speech and ongoing speculation about its imminent extinction,

Miscellaneous | Writing

What Do We Want from Writing? Money? A Career? Recognition?

It’s time to rethink everything. Everything. What it means to write and what it means to write for a public — and which public. What do I want from this writing? Money? A career? Recognition? A pla...

Business & Finance | Business

7 Online Tools that Improve Your Business Writing

Business writing is different from other types of writing since it is more professional and will require business knowledge.

News | Interesting Stuff

The top 10 words invented by writers | Books | The Guardian

‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, Paul Dickson selects his favourites

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

U. of C. Student Wins Amtrak Writing Residency, Will Spend Year on Train

Korey Garibaldi, one of 24 winners out of 16,000 applicants, will work on his book, "Different Trains."

Advice & Self-Help | Useful Stuff

How to Avoid 7 of the Most Humiliating Proofreading Mishaps

While minor grammar mishaps won't get you into too much trouble, other proofreading errors can be both humiliating and costly.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

4 Semi-Delusional Things I Told Myself To Get My Novel Done

4 tips to help you finish writing your novel courtesy of Mira Jacob.

Hello, person working on your novel for God-knows-how-long! I see you there, eating your tuna sandwich over your keyboard at work, your face aglow with the Facebook triumphs of others. Today sucks, you say? I hear you.

News | Interesting Stuff

How to write a bestseller and not see a penny

Carmen Aguirre was called a ‘terrorist’ by a Canada Reads panelist, but that didn’t stop it from winning the competition in 2012

Books | Writing

How to Revise A Novel | Holly Lisle: Official Author Homepage

Holly Lisle: Official Author Homepage - read with hunger, write with joy, live with passion