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January 24, 2017

What is Ghost Writing?

Ghost writing is where you hire someone to write your books, screenplays, speeches, articles, blog posts, and stories for you. However, they are officially credited to you and not the person who actually wrote the material. The ghost writer does n...

January 17, 2017

When I first began writing I was young and clueless about the writing industry. As a result, I was taken advantage of. A publishing company contacted me telling me they were interested in my work. After months of talking back and forth we were ready to sign. It was the...

January 10, 2017

Copy Editing is when someone reviews your work for punctuation and grammatical errors. They are examining your sentence structure to correct spelling errors, fix punctuation mistakes, point out inconsistencies in verb tense, whether you've used the words "lay" or laid"...

December 22, 2016

Outlines ensure you won't leave out an important part of your storyline. It's a great option that can be used as a brainstorming tool, helping you to develop your thoughts so you know exactly what you want to write. It can help you to formulate your thoughts so you can...

December 21, 2016

Although not everyone will agree with using an outline on a writing project I happen to find them to be very useful. Outlines do not exist for you to force yourself to follow exactly. It is used as a guide. I outline everything prior to beginning a writing project. It...

December 15, 2016

Once you have finished the initial outline to determine the direction you want to go in with your writing project, next you will decide what your expectations are for your project. Consider touching on some of the following for further creative guidance:

  • What are yo...

December 13, 2016

I'm often told by people that they want to write a book but don't know where to begin. Well, the first step in writing is picking up your pen. No, seriously. It really is! Now grab yourself a piece of paper. I'm going to walk you through everything I did when I first b...

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