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Get More Subscribers With These 7 Post Types

It’s not easy being a startup blogger.You don’t have much of a subscriber list yet.You post and post, and not much happens. Nobody seems to care …

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20 Hot Tips On How To Write the Perfect Pitch

Raise your hand if you want to know a perfect method of landing a guest post, article, or even the perfect job.If you know how to write the perfect …

Writing

How To Write Fight Scenes With Alan Baxter

Shares 8K<p>OLD POST ALERT! This is an older post and although you might find some useful tips, any technical or publishing information is likely to be …

Alle Größen auf einen Blick. Social Media Bildgrößen 2016 [Infografik]

Neues Jahr… neue Infografik zu den Social Media Bildgrößen. Mainstreethost führt nicht nur die aktuellen Social Media Bildgrößen aller relevanten …

Social Media

4 Best Writer's Block Infographics

In every blogger’s/writer’s life, there always comes a situation where he or she runs out of ideas and words for their next piece of article. It …

Infographics

How To Engage Email Subscribers From The Second They Sign Up

Written By Dale Partridge · 14 Comments<p><b>This is a lesson from Module #8 "Advanced Marketing Tactics" in our StartupCamp entrepreneur curriculum. Learn</b> …

3 Reasons Every Writer Should Go To A Writers Conference

How to Get a Literary Agent (When You’re a Newbie)

by Marcy McKayAlmost everyone seeking traditional publication would love to get a well-known literary agent. Someone <i>big</i>, who can get you a huge …

Writing

11 Tips for Creating a Writing Routine (that will leave you feeling free!)

Creative Writing

My Top 3 Tips for Aspiring Writers • Binkies and Briefcases

It’s feels a little weird that people are starting to come me asking for advice about how to break into a writing career. I still consider myself …

25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy: Now a Printable Checklist

Our post on editing your own copy struck a chord — we’re glad we’re not the only ones who fall into some of these common writing traps! <b>Editing your</b> …

Creative Writing

50 Blog Post Ideas for Writers

Want to blog more, but feeling stuck? You are in luck, my friend. I've put together 50 blog post ideas just for you! You can take your pick, or use …

Creative Writing

The NaNoWrimo Success Series: How To Create Characters Using The MBTI Method

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How to Write About Characters Who Are Smarter Than You

My least favorite moment in all of cinema is a relatively common one. You will recognize it, I’m sure, from dozens of movies and TV shows that …

Universal Needs - Creating Characters

Our characters control our story. A novel, which consists of a plot, scenes, and settings, cannot move forward without characters.<p>One of my favourite …

Writing

How to create sexual tension with a man or woman: 9 subtle ways

Learning <b>how to create sexual tension</b> with your partner could be a difficult task and is something that many people wonder but not speak out. The main …

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Cheat Sheets for Writing Body...

<b>ReferenceforWriters</b> is a writing advice, tips, help, and inspiration blog. It has existed for over a year now, a fact I’m truly thrilled about.<p>I aim …

Have You Chosen the Right Main Character to Tell Your Story?

How to Use Layers to Show Intense Emotions

One of my most popular posts shares tips for writing heavy emotional scenes. I think that post is popular because we often struggle with including …

How to Develop Your Story Idea Into A List of Key Scenes - Part 1

<i>by Stephanie Morrill</i> <i><br>Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Reinvention of</i> …

Distinguishing Characters in Dialogue

One of the challenges of writing strong dialogue is making each character sound unique. Without different speaking styles, it’s hard for readers to …

Creative Writing

Inside-Out Characters

I don’t like to throw characters into a plot as though it were a raging torrent where they are swept along. What interests me are the complications …

Writing

Five proofreading checks to do before submitting your manuscript

This edition of expert tips comes from freelance proofreader, Wendy Janes. Errors can undermine an agent’s confidence in your writing, but these five …

How to Describe a Landscape

They are many and varied, so I’ll just touch on each. These, as usual, come from writing I admire, so don’t copy them. Use them to inspire your own …

Descriptive Writing: A beautiful landscape or natural scene which has stuck in your memory. The Ka'bah I finally arrived at my abode. I was not aware of this previously, but now I was most definitely sure - GCSE English

Extracts from this document...<p>Introduction<p>Descriptive Writing: A beautiful landscape or natural scene which has stuck in your memory. The Ka'bah I …

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Scenery

Most of us are all guilty at one time or another of starting a scene like this:<p><i>It was a dark and stormy night.</i><p>Unless you write scenery very well, …

Tips on writing scenery

HondaWriter <i>New Member</i><p>Joined:Oct 20, 2009<p>Messages:42<p>Likes Received:0<p>Tips on writing scenery<p>Discussion in 'Setting Development' started by HondaWriter, …

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Describing Scenery

When I write, I can see everything in my mind like I'm watching a movie. When I think about certain things, usually specific places, I want those …

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Making Scenery Come Alive

Scenery is perhaps the hardest thing to make interesting on the page. Your characters need to travel, see the world—be it as simple as a room in …