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10 Grammar Mistakes that Can Keep Your Content from Spreading | Copyblogger

10 Grammar Mistakes that Can Keep Your Content from Spreading | Copyblogger | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
The more your readers understand and respect your content, the more likely they'll be to share it.
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Possibly the Best Blogging Tip Ever | Rachelle Gardner

Possibly the Best Blogging Tip Ever | Rachelle Gardner | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

Engagement is an important part of blogging. The more your readers interact with your material — and interact with each other in the comments — the more motivated they will be to keep coming back.

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13 Famous Writers on Overcoming Writer’s Block - Flavorwire

13 Famous Writers on Overcoming Writer’s Block - Flavorwire | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
Fantastic article stuffed with bits of wisdom from legendary writers.
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Get Ready for NaNoWriMo 2012 | Mindful Banter

Get Ready for NaNoWriMo 2012 | Mindful Banter | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
I approached NaNoWriMo armed with a detailed plan of attack based on lessons I'd gathered in previous years and from friends who were successful year after year.
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Beyond Writing with the Five Senses | Manifesting Magic

Beyond Writing with the Five Senses | Manifesting Magic | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
Write using the other six senses.
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Self-publishing by Design: Real-Life Lessons

Self-publishing by Design: Real-Life Lessons | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

Many great manuscripts are overlooked for reasons that have nothing to do with the quality of the writing. If you believe in your project, then go for it.

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Texture: Using Details to Make Your World Unique :: The Knight Agency, Inc. -- A Literary Agency

Texture: Using Details to Make Your World Unique :: The Knight Agency, Inc. -- A Literary Agency | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
One of the more prevalent issues I see in submissions, with the actual manuscripts, is a certain sameness to the feel of the worlds.
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Six Ways to Avoid Becoming a Literary Mimic | Rachelle Gardner

Six Ways to Avoid Becoming a Literary Mimic | Rachelle Gardner | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
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Get Inside Your Character's Head with Deep Point of View | Mindful Banter

Get Inside Your Character's Head with Deep Point of View | Mindful Banter | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
In the second example, we're still in third person, but the distance has been erased. We're experiencing the scene from Lydia's point of view.
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Articles You Wouldn't Take Home to Mother: How to Write About Embarrassing Topics

Articles You Wouldn't Take Home to Mother: How to Write About Embarrassing Topics | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

How can we deal with the dilemma of writing for an audience of thousands on topics we wouldn’t mention to our own mothers?

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There Is No Time For Despair | Rachelle Gardner

There Is No Time For Despair | Rachelle Gardner | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

You need to get back to work. You need to acknowledge your fear and your frustration, then turn it around and make a new plan.

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Timing your book’s launch date for maximum impact

Timing your book’s launch date for maximum impact | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
Strategic timing of your book’s publication date can give it a jet-propelled boost and have a major impact on its long-term success.
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Should All Authors Blog? | Rachelle Gardner

Should All Authors Blog? | Rachelle Gardner | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

A few years ago, the standard wisdom was that authors, both fiction and non-fiction, should have blogs in order to gather an audience and build relationships with readers. Now, not so much.

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Lay vs. Lie (vs. Laid) - Grammar Rules | WritersDigest.com

Lay vs. Lie (vs. Laid) - Grammar Rules | WritersDigest.com | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
Here's the difference between lay vs. lie, along with lay lie examples and a simple chart that breaks it all down. (PLUS: laying vs.
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Writing Craft: Foreshadowing | Rachelle Gardner

Writing Craft: Foreshadowing | Rachelle Gardner | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

Rachelle Gardner discusses the brilliance of foreshadowing in fiction versus the mistake of telegraphing.

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Who Needs a Platform? | Rachelle Gardner

Who Needs a Platform? | Rachelle Gardner | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
Writers aren't the only entrepreneurs required to build and maintain their own platform.
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Writer Unboxed » Buy My Book! Buy My Book! Buy My Book! (the value of repetition)

Writer Unboxed » Buy My Book! Buy My Book! Buy My Book! (the value of repetition) | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

Dread marketing? Do it anyway. The power of repetition is invaluable for authors and entrepreneurs.

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Enough with “Us vs. Them”

Enough with “Us vs. Them” | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

Great article on why writers should stick together rather than bashing those who choose an alternative option.

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100,000 Books Sold!!!!!!!!!! |

100,000 Books Sold!!!!!!!!!! | | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

Great advice from indie author Sarra Cannon on how she hit 100,000 in sales and how you can, too.

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5 Ways to Keep Editors Coming Back for More

5 Ways to Keep Editors Coming Back for More | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

The best way to keep query writing to a minimum (and keep the money rolling in) is to make editors love you. Do that and pretty soon you can get away with writing much shorter queries. Maybe you even get emails from your editors simply offering you assignments.

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The Stephen King Guide to Marketing | Jane Friedman

The Stephen King Guide to Marketing | Jane Friedman | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it

“You can’t please all of the readers all of the time; you can’t please even some of the readers all of the time, but you really ought to try to please at least some of the readers some of the time.”

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Once More, with Emotion | Mindful Banter

Once More, with Emotion | Mindful Banter | Articles On Writing | Scoop.it
Naming our characters' emotions is easy. Showing readers her anguish--changes in body language, facial expressions and voice--well, that takes a bit of work.
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