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How to publish your book

Find a publisher Few writers are content just to write, for most, seeing their work in print is the goal; publication validates the hours spent toiling at the keyboard. This article looks at the traditional method of getting a book to print, that of finding a publishing house keen to take your... More

Tips for writing lyrics

Like all other creative processes, lyric writing is best honed through practice. At any level, though, a writer should keep a few points in mind.Lyrics Are Different from "Normal" PoetryOn the surface, song lyrics are just rhyming poems set to music. However, you can't treat the two as... More

How to choose a blog name

Your blog is nowadays the best ways to reach a wider audience. It can help you create a fanbase, earn money and share ideas and experience. And choosing a perfect name for your blog can be challenging. Especially since you want to make sure that the name will suit your blog, the topics you want... More

Reasons for writing online articles

Why write articles? Why not! Whether you are a professional writer, or you just enjoy writing in your spare time, the Internet offers a wide range of writing opportunities.Writing for the Internet is not simply a chance to see your articles online, you can get paid for writing, or use free... More

How to avoid accidental plagiarism

Plagiarism is something that you are going to never want to do. It is the stealing of another author's work, or ideas. Even if you don't take another piece of work word for word, you can still be ripping someone else off and not even know it. Often times a writer will use the work of another... More

How to write an introductory paragraph for an essay

The introductory is not simply the “first” paragraph in your essay; it is the “hook,” preview, and thesis. Usually no longer than about four or five sentences, the introductory paragraph always has an attention-getter that guides the reader to the thesis statement via a... More

How to write an essay introduction

Having been a writer for a few decades my mentors taught me you must catch the reader's attention in the first sentence. If you can't do that, you will never sell your work because the first person to see your efforts (the harshest critic by far) will be your editor. This same rule applies when... More

How to transfer thoughts into written text.

Having thoughts in your head that come out as written words on a page or computer screen is probably one of the most difficult parts of writing, especially writing fiction. It's difficult because for most people it feels like it's there, or it's not. Ideas come to you, or they don't; or that... More

How to write in second person

When to include the word "you" in your writing When writing second person, you can be singular or plural. Second person writing can be used for guides and manuals, and in articles providing instructions or advice. The you should refer to a reader who is seeking guidance, information or... More

How to research a well written article

There are a few things you can do to make researching an article a little bit easier. You will want to have a broad topic that you can narrow down into specific categories. In this way, you can focus on details without having them get lost in the body of your work. Research must be flexible, and... More