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First show up!

First show up. The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair. Getting started is the hardest part of writing.

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Writing is Easy

“Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” Gene Fowler

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Benefits of Guest Blogging

Guest blogging is a powerful way of increasing traffic to your blog or website and building your profile. Even a single guest post on an influential blog can turbo-charge your brand.

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Ensure Every Word is Working Hard

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects […]

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Creating Convincing Fictional Characters

Characters as real people You want to know about people. You want to know what makes them tick. You’ve spent most of your life listening to the way people talk, watching how they behave. They intrigue you, they madden you, they fascinate you. – Somebody Else’s Shoes, Paul Magrs. Characters are a key aspect of […]

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