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7 Ways to Make Yourself a Better Editor

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Instead of relying on an editor to neaten up your writing, you can learn to be your own editor. If you have no experience editing, the best place to learn is with your own writing. Once you have an initial draft, use these …

An Editing Checklist For Writers

Are you thinking about editing your own copy?<p>At Writers Write, we give our students a Rewriting Checklist as part of our Writers Write course. This …

Writing

Top writing tips

I once heard a very good author say “there are as many ways of writing as there are people out there doing it”. What he meant was, we all have a unique style – or “voice”. No amount of writing tips will help you discover what kind of writer you truly are, but some of the following thoughts and …

Creative Writing

7 Ways Leaders Can Empower Their Employees To Succeed

Of the many, many things that today’s leaders are expected to do, one of the most sought-after abilities in a leader is someone who can motivate and …

Leadership

9 Home Decor Tricks That Work

<i>Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Every interior designer has go-to tricks. Here are top cheats that many designers use time and again for quick results. These foolproof ideas can solve many of your design dilemmas in an afternoon.<p>12 Decorating Trips to Make Any Room Better<p>Photo by Taylor Jacobson …

Bob Dylan: Nobel Prize Winner, Style God

75 photos of his freewheelin' looks.<p>Strange? Sometimes. But whether he's suited and booted or decked out in old-school Americana, Bob Dylan's style is entirely his own. Check out the gallery to see his looks through the years.

College Basketball

Why You Should Write

There are few things in life that are worth your time, but one of them has to be the act of writing. For some reason, writing is beyond therapeutic, …

DIYA / SPASM Design Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Ahmedabad, is predominantly dry through the year, though it does rain occasionally during monsoon …

Architecture

Beach Boys' 'Pet Sounds': 15 Things You Didn't Know

The story of <i>Pet Sounds</i> is the story of art versus commerce, youthful optimism versus adult cynicism and the independent spirit versus the mundane …

Cover Art

How to Craft a Page-Turning Plot

Photo by Camera Eye Photography.Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a hard core plotter. I have outlines and spreadsheets. I cover tabletops with …

Writing

Making Fiction Come Alive! Using the Senses for Maximum Impact

Image by Rob Nunn/Flickr CC Today’s post once again is by my Writer-in-Residence Alex Limberg. After 10 posts, I’m slowly running out of witty …

Writing

How to Create a Successful Protagonist

<i></i>This guest post is by Joseph Bates, whose new book <i>Writing Your Novel From Start to Finish: A Guidebook for the Journey</i> provides the instruction, …

Creative Writing