If You Can Read, You Can Write

Everywhere you go, you see words. Remember all those papers you had to write in college. How about all those notes you wrote to your boyfriend or girlfriend in high school? Everyone has a little “writer” inside themselves. If you can read you can most definitely write. Continue reading

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Increasing Your Website’s Traffic With Copyright

Almost every website on the Internet includes some content, whether this is in the form of pictures, words or another media. Copyright laws are used to safeguard the intellectual rights of the author of his or her content. Copyright law has recently become a very important issue in the worldwide media due to countries’ acts of government like S.O.P.A. and other high-profile attempts at enforcing copyright online. This is the perfect time to review your website’s copyright and to make sure you are making the most of its potential. This article highlights the importance of updating copyright on a website, the types of work that can be protected and the direct, positive effect it can have on the amount of views a website receives. Continue reading

How Millions Around the World Make Money Online: Freelance Writer Tipsheet

The Internet is packed with information, and people are needed to create web content. You can become a freelance writer, SEO writer or web content writer. You can work anywhere in the world, not just from home, so long as you have access to the Internet and have writing ability. Here’s what you can do to get started with telework as a freelance writer. Continue reading

Five Tips for Business Blogging

Are you looking to start a blog but don’t know where to begin? These five tips will help you successfully write an engaging blog and drive readers to your website! Continue reading

Working With an Editor

You’ve just found out that your story/article/interview is going to be included in a nationally published magazine/anthology/journal. The excitement can be overwhelming at first.  Enjoy it because there is more work ahead.  Your job does not stop here! Soon, you’ll hear from the editor and the next step will begin. Continue reading

Writing Clichés: How to Keep them from Killing your Voice

Don’t you love it when you’re writing a rip-roaring piece of prose chock full of Clichesuspense you know the reader gobble up hook, line, and sinker? You’ll have the reader eating out of the palm of your hand and chomping at the bit. There will never a dull moment. You know your piece will leave the reader with her heart racing, her palms sweaty and her knees weak. Breathless. You will leave her breathless. Continue reading

No More Writer’s Block

Are you worried about not having anything to write? Do you fret about getting that dreaded writer’s block when you stare at a blank piece of paper? You don’t have to. Here is what you can do to prevent that from happening. In the twenty years I’ve been writing, I never had a problem with writer’s block due to my following these easy tips. Continue reading