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Christopher Meeks: Finding your voice - making your writing sound like YOU

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Christopher Meeks: Developing a voice in your writing is a notion that passes over me every now and then like the "thung" sound of an error message on my computer. "I should develop a voice," I think. "My voice is off today," I think. "Maybe I should work on that voice thing," I think.


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Write like you talk is great advice that I see everywhere and I agree completely. Saying that, be cautious if you're crap at talking.  Or crap at writing like you talk.  And please punctuate.

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How to Publish an eBook: 5 Steps to Successful Self-Publishing

How to Publish an eBook: 5 Steps to Successful Self-Publishing | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
So you want to publish an eBook, huh? Well, here's the good news: it's easy to do. But since it's easy to publish an eBook, you can't just expect...

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Your Brain Can Remember a Blog Post Better than a Novel

Your Brain Can Remember a Blog Post Better than a Novel | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it

Brain can be easier to remember blog post than the details from a perfectly composed novel.

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Get Your Writing Noticed: How to grab your reader's attention!

Get Your Writing Noticed: How to grab your reader's attention! | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
. A key aspect of writing for the 21st century, applicable to non fiction and fiction, is grabbing the reader's attention. The number of distractions people have these days was covered in my last p...
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Self-Publishing Self-Test: Will Your Book Succeed?

Self-Publishing Self-Test: Will Your Book Succeed? | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
Take our self-publishing quiz and see if you've got what it takes to successfully self-publish your book or novel. Are you ready to self-publish? (Is your book suited for #selfpublishing?

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Writing a letter to your future self: you could change your life today - ChicagoNow (blog)

Writing a letter to your future self: you could change your life today - ChicagoNow (blog) | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
ChicagoNow (blog) Writing a letter to your future self: you could change your life today ChicagoNow (blog) Lilia had the idea of making a time capsule, which was fascinating because I buried a time capsule in my backyard when I was in elementary...
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Five Writing Tips that Can Double Your Salary

Five Writing Tips that Can Double Your Salary | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
It is impossible to overstate how much we rely on written words to get what we want. Are you making your writing as powerful as possible?By improving your writing, you will change the arc of your (Are you a great #writer?
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SoulWheat | Who’s Writing in Your Journal?

SoulWheat | Who’s Writing in Your Journal? | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
Evening inspiration! http://t.co/m75L3ml1ou

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Christopher Meeks: Finding your voice - making your writing sound like YOU

Christopher Meeks: Finding your voice - making your writing sound like YOU | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it

Christopher Meeks: Developing a voice in your writing is a notion that passes over me every now and then like the "thung" sound of an error message on my computer. "I should develop a voice," I think. "My voice is off today," I think. "Maybe I should work on that voice thing," I think.


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Write like you talk is great advice that I see everywhere and I agree completely. Saying that, be cautious if you're crap at talking.  Or crap at writing like you talk.  And please punctuate.

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What Is 21st Century Education?

Today's number of words in English language (0.45 million) are 7 times what Shakespeare could have used.

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The Stages of An Indie Writer

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Because of this blog, I get a lot of e-mails from writers at various stages of their careers. I also receive a lot of links to other blogs, written by publishing industry people here and out of the United States. I have noticed, over time, several patterns in the way that people respond to the New World of Publishing.


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Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: How I Self-Edit My Novels: 15 Steps From First Draft to Publication

Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: How I Self-Edit My Novels: 15 Steps From First Draft to Publication | Freelance Writing and Editing | Scoop.it
A top-to-bottom editing process: from first draft to publication.
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