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3 Freelance Writing Mistakes That Are Killing Your Writing ..

Freelance writing can be a great job that offers a flexible schedule, freedom of time and place for work, and for those writers who learn and adapt, a really good living, as well. One of the problems .
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Making Money Freelance Writing - 5 Places to Write For Money ..

There are a lot of places online to sell your writing. Some of these sites are excellent, and places that even give the opportunity to make a full time living if you are good enough. The hardest part .
(October 20, 2008)
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Collecting Antique Books - How to Become a Book Hound

One hobby that is rapidly growing in popularity is that of antique book collecting. Because there are still so many rare antique books around in places like small town auctions and garage sales, ..
(October 11, 2008)
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High Calorie Alcoholic Cocktails - Diet Busting Drinks to Avoid

If you enjoy your mixed drinks but are on a diet, finding a tasty low calorie alcoholic drink can be difficult. Many of the most popular mixed drink recipes are high calorie recipes, and it doesn't ..
(August 26, 2008)
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Negative Calorie Foods Three Characteristics of All Negative ..

There has been a lot of back and forth in online communities on whether negative calorie foods exist, or if it's all a bunch of hooey. One thing I've noticed while doing extensive research is that ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Bear Spray The Best Defense Against Charging Grizzlies

One of the major questions that is often asked among people going on some serious adventure camping for the first time is whether or not bear mace works. Does bear spray really work? The answer is, ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Snake Proof Boots A General Overview

There are a lot of questions about snake proof boots, also often referred to more simply as snake boots. Snake boots are quality boots that are designed with the specific purpose of protecting not ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Saltwater Fly Fishing Looking For Something Bigger Than Trout?

The term “fly fishing" usually conjures images of gentle rivers or running mountain creeks and streams as the angler waits that first strike from the trout. Others see scenes from a movie like ..
(July 20, 2008)
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The Writing Desk A Fine Piece of Furniture

The writing desk has long been a sign of aristocratic or refined taste. While modern designs of writing desks have changed to accommodate the changes in technology, antique writing desks have long ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Greek Fire - a Terrifying Early Medieval Weapon

Greek Fire, also known as Byzantine Fire, Greek Byzantine Fire, and Sea Fire, was a terrifying naval weapon mastered by the Greeks and the Byzantines during early Medieval times. This may be the ..
(June 08, 2008)
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Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" Book Review

Upton Sinclair's “The Jungle" is an incredible book that is well known for its condemnation of the unsanitary conditions of meat packing plants, but many people today don't know that this book ..
(February 28, 2008)
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Antique Furniture - Antique Mahogany Can't Be Beat

There are many different types of antique furniture out there, but if you want really beautiful, well made wooden antique furniture, then you need to look for mahogany. Furniture made of mahogany ..
(March 18, 2008)
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Antique Glass Hens - Great Glass Collectibles

Sometimes an antique gets its value from rarity and scarceness, while other times an antique may get a lot of its value because it has a collectible quality to it. Glass hens are a great example of ..
(March 18, 2008)
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Top 5 Coen Brothers Movies

The Coen Brothers, Joel and Ethan Coen, have a huge following of fans who love their movies. These two men have worked together on virtually every project, and have created a wide range and variety ..
(March 17, 2008)
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Good Vampire Movies - What Makes A Good Vampire Film?

I am a huge fan of vampire movies. One of the amazing things about this genre is how varied the actual movies are. They're not all carbon copies of the same thing, which means there are a lot of ..
(March 17, 2008)
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Richard Bachman - History and Books of Stephen King's Alter Ego

At the beginning of Stephen King's career there was a general perception, fair or not, among many of the big publishers that an author should only publish one book a year. Stephen King was an ..
(March 16, 2008)
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Great Dystopian Novels - The 12 Best Dystopian Novels

Literature has been a defining part of culture since the beginning of language. The dangers of modern times have led to the writing of dystopian novels, novels which warn of an unhappy future. Many ..
(March 16, 2008)
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What Is Dystopia?

I love dystopian literature. What is a dystopia? According to the dictionary definition, dystopia is: 1) An imaginary place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad, as from ..
(March 16, 2008)
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Online Writing Jobs - Finding Freelance Writing Jobs Online

Online writing jobs provide more opportunities than ever for freelance writers to find paying work. While cold calling can still land a writer work, as anyone who has had to go through the process ..
(February 24, 2008)
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The Freelance Writer - 7 Skills You Must Learn to Succeed

Being a freelance writer is not easy. Aside from the constant struggle to find consistent work, writing at a level that sets you above the rest, and always making sure there's enough in the bank ..
(March 04, 2008)
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Through Painted Deserts Book Review

If you're looking for some great travel writing, Donald Miller's “Through Painted Deserts" might just be the book that you're looking for. Donald Miller is a very talented writer who has carved .
(February 27, 2008)
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Freelance Writing Advice - How To Start As A Freelance Writer

For many beginning freelance writers, or individuals who want to break into freelance writing, getting started is often the hardest part. If you've never made a sale, this process can be very ..
(February 23, 2008)
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Quick Freelance Writing Tips - 5 Tips to Help Freelance ..

Making a full time living as a freelance writer can be difficult, and intimidating to a beginning writer. There are a lot of places to sell writing online, but you may often come across conflicting ..
(February 20, 2008)
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The Coen Brothers - Masters of Movie Making

The Coen Brothers, referring to Joel and Ethan Coen, are extremely popular film makers with a devout cult following. The two individual brothers are known collectively as the Coen Brothers because ..
(February 10, 2008)
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Fly Fishing Basics - Learn to Pick the Right Fly Fishing Rod

If you're learning how to go fly fishing for the first time, there are several things you need to learn. One of the first things you need to learn about is choosing the right fishing gear and ..
(February 07, 2008)
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