Writing Resources

We have collected writing resources such as articles and information products from the Internet and members' contributions.  The resources are arranged in the following categories of writing:
Writing Books Writing eBooks Writing Articles
Marketing Your Writings Copywriting Writing Tips
Writing Screenplays Your Writings

Selected Articles & Stories....

Wake Up Your Writing Spirit - Shelley Wake  The Blogfest 2005 Writing Contest has only been running for two weeks and already the results are overwhelming.  And not because we’re getting far more entries than we expected.  It’s because along with entries, we’re also getting heartfelt messages from writers all over the world.
Freelance Writing for Newspapers - Amber McNaught  No matter how many times I see my writing published, it never stops being the best adrenaline rush ever.  Yesterday one of my articles appeared in a national newspaper.  No big deal, really:
Is Your Book Selling Well? - Penny C. Sansevieri  If your campaign isn't doing so well there might be a million reasons why.  Everything from the book cover to the timing of the book release could affect sales.  But there are a few other components that could affect sales and actually cause a campaign to fail that has the potential of being successful.
Writing Well-- 6 Steps to Being Your Own Best Editor - Marige O'Brien  One of the first important lessons a writer learns is that writing is a process, a series of steps that take an idea from concept to completed work.  This is true whether the work is an article, a poem, a report, a short story or a book.
Writing Effectively: A Two-Part Guide, Part 2 - Jan Kovarik  In Part 1, I gave you some ideas on how to write your text.  When your text is finished, you will need to review it in order to spot the flaws, correct the errors, and put a final coat of polish on your good work.
Discover What Good Writing Is All About - Linda Correli  Writing is a form of preserved talk, talk that has been pinned down on paper so the words can be heard again.  The basic principles of good writing, apart, from grammatical correctness, might be presented as follows:
Writing Suitable Copy for the Press - Carolyn Moncel  Summer is finally here and school is out, but learning for the rest of us continues.  Whether you're a seasoned PR professional working for a top agency, a novice just beginning a career, or a mid-level manager working in-house at a small business, the time comes when we all could use a refresher course in properly writing suitable copy for the press.
Six Tips for Submitting Fiction - Amber McNaught  You can learn a lot about what it takes to place a story in an ezine by starting up one of your own.  Last month we started work on a new ezine for writers, which we intended to use to publish high-quality, contemporary fiction, from writers all over the world.
Word Frequency Analysis as a means to improve writing quality - John Tello  In the old times of Windows 1.  0 back in the 1980’s there was a tool called Word Frequency that came with the MS Word distribution package.  As someone who uses English as a second language I used it heavily, because it helped me to improve my vocabulary and to correct misspellings beyond the capacity of the available spelling checkers.
How To Find Freelance Copywriting Jobs - Niall Cinneide  Your goal is to land a few nice, secure freelance copywriting jobs, but how do you get them?  The most important factor in finding these jobs is that you pursue the job you are looking for with all of your ducks in a row, so to speak.
How To Get Your Book Reviewed In Magazines - Sophfronia Scott  In one of my past magazine jobs my office was next to that of the book editor.  He would get boxes and boxes of books daily.  There was a separate room devoted to storing these books, but that still didn't keep them from piling up in his office.
The Importance of A Website Copywriter - Niall Cinneide  A website copywriter has several jobs.  They will need to provide the information, the words, and the persuasive text that is used within any site that is visited.  For many individuals, this means that they will need to know the products, understand the site owner’s needs, and to be able to draw customers into the site by providing interesting and informative information.
How To Write A Problem Solving Article - Richard Cussons  If you are like me then topics and ideas for writing articles about my product, service or niche can be tricky and getting started even worse.  You will probably know the problems people have in your industry.
16 Golden Rules Of Master Copywriting - Christos Varsamis  You could spend thousands of dollars on advertisement and have extremely low or no results in sales because of your poor-planned copy.  You shouldn’t be amazed by the fact that huge corporations all over the world do that mistake and waste millions of dollars on false advertisement campaigns.
Copywriting Makeover: Making An Emotional Connection - Part 1 of 2 - Karon Thackston  One statistic shows that over 80% of all buying decisions are emotional.  That means your copywriting should be, too.  This is something I firmly believe in and have preached for most of my copywriting career.

 
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