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7 Powerful Reasons to Write Articles

One of the most powerful marketing tools on the Web is still a well-written article. It may have a lot of competition from shorter blogs and 140 character tweets, but it remains the best vehicle for ..
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Want to Be a Better Writer? Get a Life!

There are two approaches to work: one is working to live; the other is living to work. The difference defines a person's life, especially when that person is a writer. Writing, for many of us, is a ..
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5 Things to Do When You're Experiencing Writer's Burnout

The word burnout was not even in my vocabulary when I first started writing. I knew I would never tire of it, never want to do anything else, never stop. I wrote at every opportunity. Looking back, I .
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The Basics of Self-Publishing

Like marketing, self-publishing is the subject of entire books, and there are many available on the subject. Check the resources section of your local bookstore, search for “self-publishing" in .
(October 09, 2008)
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7 Ways to Work Well With a Book Writing Coach

Let's start with a little scenario. You have what you consider to be a great idea for a nonfiction book. Your head is spinning with ideas, and you can hardly wait to get started. Perhaps you have ..
(July 14, 2008)
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7 Steps to Writing Feature Articles That Sell

Magazines, newspapers, and online sites must provide their readers with content in the form of well-researched, well-written feature articles. What follows is a proven process for researching, ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Your Life Is A Story - Tell It In A Memoir

Whether you realize it or not, your life is a story, and it's a story you should share, at least with those closest to you. If you decide to write a memoir, chances are it won't be a best seller. You .
(May 01, 2008)
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How a Book Writing Coach Helps You Promote Your Nonfiction Book

Writing your nonfiction book is not the end of your work; in many ways, it is the beginning of the next phase - getting it into the hands of your readers. Now it's time to move into the ..
(April 13, 2008)
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How a Book Writing Coach Helps You Write Your Nonfiction Book

Can you imagine a football game, where the coach paces on the sidelines until the end of the third quarter, then suddenly says, “Hey, guys, I saw some glaring errors in those plays. Let's see ..
(April 13, 2008)
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How a Book Writing Coach Helps You Organize Your Nonfiction ..

Does one of these scenarios describe your situation? 1. You've been working on your book for years, and you have printed material and files to prove it. Unfortunately, there is no rhyme or reason to ..
(April 13, 2008)
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How A Book Writing Coach Helps You Plan Your Nonfiction Book

Planning is the first and most important step in the process of writing a nonfiction book. For many authors, it is also the most difficult because it forces you to answer the questions you must ..
(April 13, 2008)
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How a Book Writing Coach Helps You Publish Your Nonfiction Book

Congratulations! You have finished writing your nonfiction book. Now, it is time to have it published. Publishing makes your book “real. " Yet, this is the part of the process that so often ..
(April 13, 2008)
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What You Should Look For in a Book-Writing Coach

You have decided to write your first nonfiction book, but you're not exactly sure how to go about it. Perhaps you take a class or buy a few books to help you get a handle on the process. Finally, ..
(August 28, 2007)
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7 Ways to Promote Your Nonfiction Book

There are two things every author must know about promoting your nonfiction book. First, it is your responsibility, no matter what publishing method you use - conventional, print on demand (POD), or ..
(April 16, 2007)
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7 Questions to Answer Before You Write Your Nonfiction Book

1. Why do you want to write a book? There are as many reasons to write a book as there are books. Whether you are truly an authority on a subject or not, just put that subject between book covers, ..
(January 02, 2007)
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6 Steps to Writing a Nonfiction Book

Almost everyone harbors a secret - or not-so-secret - yearning to write a book. Ideas range from memoirs to mysteries, from pamphlets to tomes. Books do not appear out of thin air; they are the ..
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7 Ways to Research Your Nonfiction Book

1. Interviews The first rule of interviewing is to find an expert. The second is to use every listening skill at your disposal. If you don’t understand what you’re hearing, ask for ..
(January 03, 2007)
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A Step-By-Step Plan For Keeping Track Of Everything When ..

I was commiserating with a friend of mine about what how hard it is to keep all the research and drafts organized when you are writing a book. “You should see my office I confided, " as I took ..
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Ghostwriting is Not For Sissies-Six Lessons Learned the Hard ..

When I decided to become a ghostwriter, I was quite naive. I had been writing professionally for close to four decades and freelancing for most of that time. I had written 12 nonfiction books on a ..
(January 22, 2007)
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Think Like a Winner

Writers put words on paper for public consumption, and it isn't always easy. Why? Isn't that what we are supposed do? What kind of courage does it take to write something - a piece of news, a ..
(February 13, 2007)
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Curiosity & Imagination - Essential Writers' Tools

It’s hard to imagine how or why one might choose to be a writer, especially a freelance writer, without this trait. What would be the incentive, if not to absorb information and reconfigure it ..
(February 28, 2007)
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Trust The Creative Writing Process

Creativity is a mysterious process. An artist or inventor or scientist takes existing elements - ideas, materials, words - throws them into a pot, stirs them around for a while, and ultimately ..
(March 06, 2007)
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Mind Like A Sponge - Improving Your Writing Research

We retain what is learned. People with such minds see life as “earth school" - a huge classroom in which to take in as much as possible, think about it, talk about it, write about it, and, ..
(March 06, 2007)
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The Art of Interviewing

For me, the heart of research has always been the ability to elicit information from others. For years, it never occurred to me to go to the library or rummage through magazines or official ..
(March 08, 2007)
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To Generalize or Specialize - That is the Question (For Every ..

Using a photographic analogy to make a point about writing is a good way to present one of the toughest decisions you will face as a freelancer: the choice between focusing tightly on a particular ..
(April 12, 2007)
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