Jen Jackson

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Good Writing is Not Written, It’s Assembled

2 Powerful Writing Lessons from Ryan Holiday and Derek HalpernProlific writer Stephen King once said,“If you want to be a writer, you must do two …

Writing

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

How to Write a Children's Book: an Author's Guide

So you want to write a children’s book? That’s great. You’re going to be reaching some of the most important readers out there: children and …

Writing Advice: 8 Self-editing Techniques to Cut Your Editing Time in Half

Do you dread self-editing? Learn to embrace and enjoy it – and to do it faster and better – with this simple checklist of 8 top tips by …

Genre's Five Leaf Clover

Learn How To Tell A Story That Works<p>Get my 5-day video course on how to tep better stories with Story Grid.<p>View More<p>Genre is the one of the most …

Vomit and Clean Up. Use this simple method for high quality writing every single time.

Writing and editing are two different skills. You need to approach them separately but treat them like two sides of the same coin. Be good at both. …

3 Surefire Ways to Conquer Your Writer’s Block

<i>“I’m often asked if there is something I think writers ought to do, and recently in an interview I heard myself say: “Several things. Love words,</i> …

7 Writing Exercises That Help Me Get Back to the Writing Groove

I’ve heard others declare that writer’s block doesn’t exist, that it’s nothing but a feeble excuse some people have for not writing.I beg to …

How a 1991 movie resulted in JFK’s assassination files being released in 2017

Oliver Stone’s movie led in part to congressional action.<p><i>Every weekend, we pick a movie you can stream that dovetails with current events. Old, new, blockbuster, arthouse: They’re all fair game. What you can count on is a weekend watch that sheds new light on the week that was. The movie of the</i> …

8 banned books you won’t believe were censored

Attention, all literary rebels out there. This week is Banned Books Week, and we’re celebrating the titles that have been censored. You might not …

Writing the middle of a novel: 9 tips to keep moving

Writing the middle of a novel has its own unique challenges. You need to develop your story further after your engrossing start and set in place the …

Creative Writing

How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You a Job Interview

Looking for a good example of the perfect cover letter? Heed these tips to be successful writing one that will get your phone ringing.<p>Your eyes are set on a good job, one that will open new doors and presumably provide better pay than what you're making now. But you have to land the interview …

22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

Fifty Shades versus the book she told you not to worry about.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Tip: Don't Drink the Wrong Kind of Coffee

Coffee can prevent disease and extend life, but only if you drink the right kind.<p>Make Sure Your Coffee is Rich In CGA<p>It's not often you find a vice …

Writing Your First Book Is the First Big Step to Build Your Personal Brand

Get oriented to the task before putting pen to paper through self-assessment, audience targeting and relentless testing. Just like any other product.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a better leader, get paid more or grow your business, then you need to …

Writing

How to write a book and publish it (without giving up your day job)

Best tip: start now<p>You dream of being the next J.K. Rowling or Paula Hawkins but that pesky job, not to mention your social life, family commitments …

Writing

4000-Year-Old Cereal Found in Switzerland

In a day and age where humans have traveled everywhere from the moon to the depths of the ocean, it’s easy to forget that there are still an …