Isabelle Marcoux

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On-purpose Writing

By BookBaby author Dawn FieldWrite with purpose in mind. Edit with purpose in mind. Polish with purpose in mind. Use it as your criterion for …

Writing

23 Words To Avoid In Your Writing [Infographic]

iStock<p>Spelling and grammar are the cornerstones of professional writing: but that's only half the battle won. To <i>really</i> make your writing shine, you …

11 questions most writers hate being asked

<i>Writers often get asked questions when people find out we write. Some questions are okay, some are understandable and some are down right annoying.</i> …

How to Self-Publish a Novel in 2017

While putting the finishing touches on Singular, I thought it would be nice to capture all the steps required to self-publish a novel, so that any …

Writing

Why I Blog

#chromaWhy do I blog?I blog because it is fun. I blog because it is a chance for me to share my personal lessons, ideas, and life with others. I blog …

Writing

Check Out These Ways of How to Improve Mail Writing

Image credit: huffingtonpost.com<p>Are you a reluctant letter-writer? Many people these days have no clue how to write a business letter, despite the …

Creative Writing

3 Tricks for Writing Even When You’re Sick

As writers, we create new realities, which demands we use our experiences to inform our work. A stroll with a friend in a park or a dance in a …

Creative Writing

Business Letter Writing Ethics to Help You Succeed

Image credit: krugsstudio.blogspot.com<p>Writing ethically is of the utmost importance. If you don’t learn the rules and manners of writing, then you’ll …

What's best about your writing? You.

​Early in my advertising days, I chanced upon a cheesy-looking book in the bargain bin at the Australian Institute of Management in Sydney. The cover …

Writer’s Block is Bullshit

I don’t care if you disagree with me. It’s time someone said it, and did something about it. Writing tips from the deranged mind of Martin …

12 Common Confusing Words That Can Affect And Effect Writers

Grammar Guest Writer Writing<p>Updated April 26, 2018 1836 Views 5 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>Flip<p>Share<p>Buffer<p>117 Shares<p>5/5 (3)<p>Being a writer is exciting, …

Michael Kelley on the Writing Process

How to Show Your Writing Chops on a Resume

If you’re a good writer, never miss a chance to show off your writing skills. Think of your resume as an opportunity to tell the story of your …

Employment

Help Crush Your Fear of Writing with These Two Things

If the fear of writing is getting you down, it’s time for some basic preparations that will crush this nasty nemesis and fortress your efforts.<p><b>How do</b> …

5 Subtle Mindset Shifts Proven to Help You Become An A-List Online Writer

You’d be able to die happy… …if you achieved your writing dreams. You want a popular blog with thousands of fans. When the word influencer comes up, …

Writing

3 Tips for Writing Brilliant Dialogue

We talk to tell someone we want them to pass the salt. We talk to ask questions, share feelings, and ask for directions when we are lost. We talk to …

Creative Writing

How Productive Writers Start The Day

Do you want to know how successful writers start the day? It’s the key that answers this question: What separates successful writers from average …

Creative Writing

The Writer As Public Figure vs. The Writer Who Actually Writes

I’m supposed to be writing a speech about my new novel, <i>The White City</i>. It’s a March morning, no sun. I’m standing by my secretary desk. I’ve shut the …

67 Rules for All Writers to Live By

• <b>Don’t waste your readers’ time</b><br>• Writing a book is like describing a building. Look at the first brick and write all about it. <b>Repeat this process for</b> …

Writing

How to Work with Your Personality to Make Writing Easier

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice by Colleen on March 1, 2017 • views: 1841<p><i>by Marcia Yudkin</i><p>Having coached scores of writers over more than …

How to write a dissertation/thesis - Dissertations/Theses

This revised edition takes a down-to-earth approach drawing on case studies and examples to guide you step-by-step towards productive success.

MIT

Writing Prompts: How to Boost Your Creative Writing Skills with Fiction and Non-Fiction Book Ideas

As a writer, your worst enemy is a blank page and no idea what to write about.<p>The fastest and most effective way to improve your writing skills and …

Creative Writing

How to Write Your Book in a Matter of Months

The best manuscript isn't perfect - it's complete.<p>The benefits of writing a book to support your business and brand are many. But given all of the demands of our "day" jobs, plus the inevitable demands of our personal life and a few blessed hours for unwinding/hobbies, you may be wondering how it's …

Embed Websites in Scrivener (and Minimize Distractions)

<i>(This post assumes you’re already using Scrivener. If you haven’t made the leap yet, check out my post “5 Reasons You Should Be Using Scrivener.”)</i>I …

Scrivener

A Killer Reading Strategy That Will Make You a Better Writer

This guest post is by Mark Casper. Mark is a copywriter by day and a blogger of all things interesting by night. He lives in Atlanta, GA, with his …

Books

Editable Writing Management Binder

Be completely prepared for your writing workshop with this newly redesigned, comprehensive and editable writing management binder that includes a …

Writing

Writing Copy That Sells: The Secret to Breakthrough Words

Is there a secret to <b>writing copy that sells</b>?<p>Some dark-magic formula that breaks through the barriers, barricades, and psychological bulwarks?<p>Yes.<p>And …

How to Write Faster: 10 Crafty Ways to Hit 1,000 Words Per Hour

Yesssss!The schedule gods have given you a break, and you have a rare hour to actually sit down and write. You could produce an entire blog post! An …

Writing

5 Quotes For the Aspiring Writer From Stephen King

Jump-starting a writing career isn’t very easy. For most of us, developing the skills a good author needs is a matter of time and effort. It just …

Stephen King