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Campsite for Sale in the Loire

Campsite for Sale in the Loire | writing | Scoop.it
Looking to buy a campsite, what better place than the Loire, Camping Le Serpolin campsite is for sale ...
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If you are thinking about 'Living the Dream' in France, what better way to do it than to buy a ready made business, up and running that would inspire you to write - www.loirecampsiteforsale.com

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6 Of The Best Pieces of Advice From Successful Writers

6 Of The Best Pieces of Advice From Successful Writers | writing | Scoop.it
I've been reading some advice from successful writers lately and exploring what their routines are like to see what I can learn about them.
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Beating writer's bock and 5 other really great tips.

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New writing group puts pen to paper

New writing group puts pen to paper | writing | Scoop.it
Retired headteacher turned scribe sets up club for budding storytellers
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Warrington writer's group.

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The Secret to Writing a Best-selling Novel

The Secret to Writing a Best-selling Novel | writing | Scoop.it
We know today, some popular writers employ a "formula" such as fast-pacing, short sentences and chapters, and simple language, hoping to achieve success. Would I, as a novelist, seriously consider changing the manner in which I write?
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Not sure there is any secret really, just an interesting storyline, believable characters and a lucky break with a publisher and the press.

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Kristen Stewart heading to University to study English literature?

Kristen Stewart heading to University to study English literature? | writing | Scoop.it
Kristen Stewart is reportedly heading to a prestigious American University in order to pursue English Literature.
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Must be a really slow news day on ibn live!

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The Amazing World of Tea: Teas for Summer

The Amazing World of Tea: Teas for Summer | writing | Scoop.it
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When the weather gets hot and the words dry up, grab yourself a cuppa!

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Boy Misspelling Word On Jeopardy; People Asking: Does Spelling Matter? - WFMY News 2

Boy Misspelling Word On Jeopardy; People Asking: Does Spelling Matter? - WFMY News 2 | writing | Scoop.it
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Boy Misspelling Word On Jeopardy; People Asking: Does Spelling Matter?
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Thomas' error was arguably more about bad proofreading than bad spelling. During Final Jeopardy's 30-second answer window, "when the Jeopardy!
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Well, what do you think, are you a purist? Does it matter as long as the word is understandable? Personally, bad spelling grates on me.

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Five health and science books to turbocharge your summer - Washington Post (blog)

Five health and science books to turbocharge your summer - Washington Post (blog) | writing | Scoop.it
Five health and science books to turbocharge your summer Washington Post (blog) For those who wish to dip a toe into entomophagy (also known as bug-eating), the book offers recipes with names that range from clever (“Three Bee Salad,”) and haute...
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Misused Words in English Infographic - Proofreading and Editing

Misused Words in English Infographic - Proofreading and Editing | writing | Scoop.it
Welcome, here you can find out how to avoid some of the common English words that are misused. Infographic about English words usage and abusage.
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Classic writing errors.

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Johnson: Those six little rules

Johnson: Those six little rules | writing | Scoop.it
IN MY last column, I referred to The Economist’s style guide, which includes George Orwell’s famous six rules for writing, taken from “Politics and the...
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Reasons why creative writers should not follow Orwell's 6 rules for writers ...

 

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'Barefoot Running' author Michael Sandler finds meaning in 2nd life-altering ... - Daily Camera

'Barefoot Running' author Michael Sandler finds meaning in 2nd life-altering ... - Daily Camera | writing | Scoop.it
'Barefoot Running' author Michael Sandler finds meaning in 2nd life-altering ...
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Part-time Boulder resident and author Michael Sandler slipped while crossing a creek in the Sierra Nevadas and landed on a pyramid-shaped rock this spring.
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Always wear your boots!
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Digital books for teacher development

Digital books for teacher development | writing | Scoop.it

If you are interested in finding out how to create your own digital e-book and discovering some of the problems I come across and some of the resources I find to overcome these problems, then you can follow my digital magazine on Flipboard, where I’ll be sharing some of the ups and downs and insights into the project.


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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, March 17, 2014 5:23 PM

Nice resource!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 20, 2014 9:29 AM

Thanks to Nik Peachey.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2014 7:59 PM

Some tips for creating your own e-books.. sounds good to me! I'd like to try this with my class. 

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How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profession - Writing for Profit

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profession - Writing for Profit | writing | Scoop.it
In this Gliph, we suggest ways that you can arn some money to supplement your income from your passion for writing.
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Only for masochists?

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Cursive writing bill passes Indiana Senate and heads to House

Cursive writing bill passes Indiana Senate and heads to House | writing | Scoop.it
Could this be the year Indiana legislators make cursive writing mandatory?...
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Americans to learn joined up writing ...

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allAfrica.com: Angola: Writer Defends Exchange of Experience in Angolan Literature

allAfrica.com: Angola: Writer Defends Exchange of Experience in Angolan Literature | writing | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Is Comedic Literature Making a Comeback?

Is Comedic Literature Making a Comeback? | writing | Scoop.it
Our earliest laughs inevitably predate our first favorite books by a few years. Long before we understand the words inside a volume of The Boxcar Children or any Dr. Seuss book, some adult will do ...
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Can't beat a bit of humour (humor to any readers from the USA).

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SEO Link Bait Techniques and Examples

SEO Link Bait Techniques and Examples | writing | Scoop.it
What link bait techniques still work? See great examples of the SEO industry's most successful link bait pieces of 2013.
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Sounds promising but as always, this stuff only works for the big fish.

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Creative writing contest announced - Penticton Western News

Creative writing contest announced - Penticton Western News | writing | Scoop.it

Penticton Writers and Publisher are pleased to announce the details for the 2013 Clem Battye Legacy Award Contest.


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Teri Temme's curator insight, July 5, 2013 12:42 AM

Open to emerging writers of short fiction and poetry.

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The Real Costs of Self-Publishing a Book

The Real Costs of Self-Publishing a Book | writing | Scoop.it

Miral Sattar:  'At every writers conference or self-publishing panel the question that almost always inevitably comes up is: "How much will self-publishing really cost me?"'


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Charlie Dare's curator insight, May 17, 2013 9:45 PM

Publishing and copyright are aspects of the creative process for making scripts story boards.Adaptations on themes are too common..

 

 

 

 

Asil's curator insight, May 20, 2013 4:15 PM

It really is a very comprehensive 'how-to".

JudithBriles's curator insight, June 12, 2013 7:41 PM

Savvy authors know that publishing isn't done at the five and dime. Get smart; get realistic; get planning.

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Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci writing next Star Trek

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci writing next Star Trek | writing | Scoop.it
Following their work on Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are returning for the next film...
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Vulcan look-alike to work on next science fiction Star Trek film.

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How to avoid the pitfalls of social media marketing

How to avoid the pitfalls of social media marketing | writing | Scoop.it
Getting social media strategies right can be a great way for a business to engage with its target market, says Dasha Amrom
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Great words of advice from the Guardian for any company wanting to break into social media marketing.

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