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According To Stephen King This Is The First Good Thriller Of 2017

I’m a huge Stephen King fan, so when I saw he was recommending a thriller this summer (with a nice horror movie sounding title, no less) I knew immediately it was what I wanted to be reading on a beach somewhere soon. 1,375 more words

Oh... To Be A Writer

Oh to be a writer

to share bubbling thoughts within,

of treasured places far away

and that’s where I’ll begin!

I watch the clock impatiently… 172 more words


10) Hire a ghostwriter.

9) Find a really obscure piece of work or maybe a free eBook on Amazon with no reviews and plagiarize it. Don’t forget to move the words around a bit and add some of your own stuff. 297 more words

19 Things I've Learned By Writing Every Day For 4 Years

A funny thing about being a writer is that your job is expected to be made up of a more mystical substance than most. But it’s just writing. 2,460 more words


Don't Put Creativity Last in Your Copy

While crunching analytics data and researching the market are vital to creating great copy, they are not the only factors.

I’m want to celebrate and defend one increasingly overlooked aspect of what makes a great copywriter: creativity. 20 more words


It's Elementary, My Dear Watson: 2 Ways to Be a Better Observer

According to Barbara Baig, author of How to Be a Writer, writing depends on one thing: observation.  As Marcel Proust once said, “The voyage of discovery is not in seeing new landscapes but in having new eyes.”  Most of us go about our lives in a sort of stupor, only half aware of the physical reality around us.   967 more words


Writing Tips Wednesday: Always Write

If I’ve learned anything as a writer it is that you can read a million “How To Write” books and take college creative writing classes, but you will teach yourself the most valuable writing tips. 245 more words