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How to Write a Book Like Stephen King

Ever wondered how to write a book like Stephen King? He’s called the King for a reason, and it’s not just his last name. Stephen King has written in …

Writing

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

Free Book Writing Software To Choose For Your Next Book

Self-Publishing Writing<p>Updated June 11, 2018 2 Views 0 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Stumble<p>Pin<p>+1<p>Share<p>Book writing software to help you be more creative and …

Writing

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

Writing

The Midpoint Of A Novel In The Context Of The Story Arc

Act II is underway, and your story is dragging. What do you do?A dragging story is not what we want as authors, so let’s look at how to fix this.A …

Writing

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according …

Entrepreneurship

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Exercise

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

An introduction to the writer’s library.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at</i> …

Writing

Build Your Confidence In Three Months By Doing These 3 Things Now

Confidence is like a muscle, the more you build it the stronger it will be<p>Confidence, it's something we all want and yet struggle to have consistently. Why? Because building confidence is like learning a new sport, you have to work at it every day. Just like learning tennis, it requires discipline. …

Self-improvement

Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

So You Want To Be A Writer Huh?

Do you want to know a secret? If you want to improve as a Writer… You need to hone your craft every single day.<b>Writing Is A Hard Skill To …

Creative Writing

Inside a doctor’s quest to repair his own cognitive decline—and revolutionize brain health in the process

When it comes to health goals, it’s not uncommon for longevity to top the list. Being conscious of what you’re putting into your body, <i>on</i> your body, …

Wellness

How to Create a Sustainable Writing Practice that Yields Results

In 2016 I brought my first domain name. I remember spending weeks trying to come up with my website name.After I finally came up with a name and set …

Writing

Free Downloads For Writers

Whether you are a huge fan of James Scott Bell’s books, or are at the point where you are writing a novel, take some time out of your day to learn …

Creative Writing

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

How to Promote Your Content Fast (And For Nearly Free)

It can be hard to get people to share your content, and it’s getting harder all the time.<p>A new study found that the average number of social media shares a piece of content gets has dropped by 50% in the last few years.<p>Back in 2015, the median piece of content got eight social shares. In late 2017, …

Marketing

How to Find Your Niche as an Online Business Owner

Regardless of whether you pronounce it neesh or nitch, one thing is certain; the riches are in the niches. (Actually, that only sounds right if you …

Marketing

How to Price Your Product: A Simple Model

These five factors determine whether your offering commands a premium price or belongs in the bargain bin.<p>Few elements of marketing are more peril-fraught than pricing. If you charge too much, you don't sell as much, which blunts your growth. If you charge too little, you're leaving money on the …

Product Management

Emerson Combatives: 10 Must Know Attributes To Win A Fight

7:02 PM 05/20/2018Ernest Emerson<p>As this is a Brotherhood of Warriors, it is fitting to establish a base line set of fighting skills that all brothers …

How to Design a Sales-Generating Landing Page That Attracts Traffic

If you're selling a single product or making a single offer, you need to learn to craft a hard-working sales-generating page. Find out more.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Robert W. Bly’s book</i> The Digital Marketing Handbook. <i>Buy it</i> …

How to Steal Your Competitor’s Featured Snippets For Better Rankings

You’ve probably worked pretty hard to boost rankings on search engine results pages.You’ve done all of the SEO you can imagine, and you’ve followed …

15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

6 Creative Ways to Strengthen Your Story Idea

Coming up with a story idea isn’t hard. Coming up with a story idea that hits it out of the park, fires on all cylinders, and has never been done …

The rise of Patreon – the website that makes Jordan Peterson $80k a month

The internet has transformed creative industries. Words, music, video, images and games can be distributed worldwide, instantly and for free, delivering a cornucopia of delights to your screens and mine. The problem is that, historically, it’s not been quite so good at ensuring those same creative …

Jordan Peterson

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

You CAN Write a Publishable First Novel: 10 Do's and Don'ts

<i>Not every first novel is a practice novel.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>It’s a sad truth that most first novels never see print. Editors call them “practice …

Keyword Research Can Help You Make Money - Copyblogger -

Now we get to the good part. Actually making money from your site.<p>Your blog might not propel you to the cover of Forbes, but almost anyone can make a …

14 Personal Branding Tips for Aspiring Freelancers

Here are some ways you can set yourself apart in the highly saturated freelance market.<p>7 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>The gig economy is bigger than ever, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With more professionals in virtually every industry going the …

Your Freelance Copywriting Quick Start Guide

Real talk on where to look for jobs, getting your platform set up, pitching, and the writing itself.I met my friend Chris at Nanowrimo. For the past …

How to Get an ISBN: The Complete Guide for Self-Publishers

ISBN for Self-Publishers: The Complete Guide<p>When it comes to discussions around books and publishing, we all know the most exciting topic at the …