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This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

25 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever – Page 6

Pet Sematary<p>Pet Sematary, by Stephen King<p>Several of King’s books could be on this list, but he frequently blunts the terror of his stories with the …

Horror

5 Of The Best Men’s Outfit Ideas Every Guy Should Own

If you’ve looked at my outfit ideas section or my Instagram account you’ll see a large number of outfits for any occasion. What I wanted to do is …

Men's Fashion

What Knife Would You Carry If You Didn’t Have A Gun?

4:30 PM 08/07/2018<p>While most of us would always agree that a handgun is the most effective weapon for self-defense, today we at The Caller are …

Self Defense

5 Tips for Attracting More Readers With a Killer First Sentence.

In a society, with a short attention span, it is essential to get it right from the start. How do you draw people in to read what you have written? …

Creative Writing

The Best Writing Software for Writers: 10 Tools Pros Use to Write Faster

Writing is a big part of your life. Even if you’re not a professional writer, chances are you’ll spend thousands of hours in your life writing …

Software

How I Sold 7000 Kindle Books

There’s a reason I’ve never written an article about how many books I’ve sold. I’ve tended to follow the advice that if you’re the smartest person in …

Writing

How to Write Dialogue That Dazzles Your Readers

If you’re a fiction writer, you’re always looking for ways to improve your craft. There are so many aspects to focus on — what kind of detail to …

Writing

7 dialogue rules for writing fantastic conversations

Dialogue rules aren’t set in stone but help us create believable characters who have distinct, memorable voices. The best dialogue gives insights …

Creative Writing

How to Sell Books on Twitter: The Twitter Starter Pack for Writers

Here at The Write Practice we just finished up the latest semester of our Story Cartel Course, a class on how to sell books geared around building …

Social Media

How to write your first novel, according to experts

Everyone’s got a novel inside them, right? According to Richard Skinner, director of the fiction programme at the highly-esteemed Faber Academy, and …

Books

The Best Mobile Apps for Writers

If you’re a writer looking for a better way to write on your smartphone or mobile device, this post will help.<p>Using a text app or word processor just …

Apps

How An Editing App Can Increase Writing Productivity

By BookBaby author Jennifer XueUsing an editing app can reduce your editing time significantly. You also improve writing productivity when you use an …

Writing

Show Don't Tell? Not Always. Here's When to Use Summary

I was inspired to write this post after getting a great anonymous question in my Ask on Tumblr: “What’s your opinion on the whole ‘show don’t tell’ …

The Literary Architect — How to Improve Your Dialogue

Hey all! I work as an editor, so I decided to start including more writing advice on my blog in addition to my own writing. I hope this article is …

Ultimate guide to improving your author website

<i>Learn secrets of the pros to get your author website higher in search results and impress publishers, agents and fans.</i><p>I get it<p>You want to spend your …

How to Make Money as a Writer in 2018 [Infographic]

When you tell people you’re a writer, one of two things will happen. Either they instantly assume that you earn big bucks or they give you that look …

Writing

10 Harsh Truths About Writing You Need To Know

Harsh but TRUELook, there are some harsh truths you need to know about this writing lark. And I’m not talking about the obvious, like this:• Think you …

J K Rowling

Mike Tyson Technique Breakdown: Angles of Attack

This is a video edition of my introduction to Mike Tyson’s boxing game based on my original posts on Bloody Elbow for your viewing pleasure.<p>Read the …

How to Show Instead of Tell in Your Writing

Most writers know that they’re supposed to show instead of tell, but what exactly does that mean? In a nutshell, it means that rather than directly …

Novel Boot Camp – Lecture #3: How to Avoid Info Dumping

Info dumping is a problem for many writers. Sometimes it’s lazy writing. Sometimes the writer can’t come up with an alternative way to convey the …

Francine Prose: Five Classics to Read and Re-read

Francine Prose’s new book, <b>What to Read and Why</b>, is published this month. She shared her list of classics to read and re-read with Jane Ciabattari. …

How To Update Your Book Without Losing Your Reviews

A few weeks ago I published The Book Blueprint: Expert Advice for Creating Industry-Standard Print Books. This is the second edition of a book …

How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide

You have a book inside of you. Perhaps you have a great story idea. Maybe people have told you, “Your life should be made into a book!” Or maybe you …

Writing

Fuck Buying Weight Gainers- Bulking Shakes Of The Golden Age

In the aftermath of my run of articles about brobdingnagian badasses from the era of surf rock (if listening to that dogshit was the key to a 500lb …

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

Here's what you need to know...<p>Coach Thibaudeau is always physically impressive, but he was at his all-time most muscular condition using strength …

George R.R. Martin suggests 9 books to read this summer

Winter is not coming anytime soon. That’s true in both a literal sense (much of the world is entering summer right now) and a literary one — George …

What I learned editing your writing

Over the past two years, since I started Typewriter.plus with my wife, I’ve been editing books, blog posts, manuals, white papers, and emails. It’s …

Guide to the classics: Don Quixote, the world's first novel – and one of the best

Somewhere in La Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember…<p>This line, arguably the most famous in the history of Spanish literature, is …

Literature