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....

Steps to a Writing an Effective Press Releases - Diana Ennen  Want to get the most media attention and spotlight for your business?  Then the first place to start is with a GREAT press release.  Now I can almost see half of you leaving now, dreading the thought of having to write one of these.
Screenwriters & Filmmakers - Pitching the Cold Heart of the Banker - John Gaskin  Can a creative pitch alone get your script produced?  Pitching the script is an art that is much talked about, put into college curriculums and lauded by the Pop Culture.  But, there's a big factor missing from creative pitches.
How To Write Great Movie Reviews For Your Entertainment Website - Tamika Johnson  If you have an entertainment website then you’re always looking for fresh, new, fun and interesting material to keep your readers coming back for more.  Movie reviews are a great way to do that.
Copywriting and Your Five Senses - Karon Thackston  In its most basic form, copywriting is, among other things, the art of conveying a message in writing for the purpose of persuading someone to do something.  This is especially true when writing descriptive copy.
How to Jumpstart your Next Writing Session - David Parton  I have always enjoyed writing.  Sometimes it’s a problem for me to just sit down and write something.  There are days when I choose “procrastinating” over “proactive.
Reviewing New Writers - Harriet Silkwood  New writers are very vulnerable and need to be handled gently, but not with kid-gloves.  Keeping a friendly tone is very important for the reviewer.  Because we are working together online, we can’t see each others faces or body language.
How Webmasters Can Become Experts and Write Expert Articles! - Kanaga Siva  Write Articles, Be recognized as an Expert, Drive a Surge of Traffic to your Website, Increase your Link Popularity, Create Awareness,- yes that is what all Internet Marketers are talking about.  Article writing certainly does bring such great results to webmasters but do all articles yield such dividends?
The Largest Production in Audio-Book History - Paul Kyriazi  With Rod Taylor narrating and being performed by Russ Tamblyn, Robert Culp, James Darren, Kevin McCarthy, and Academy Award winner George Chakiris, the Audio-Book "Hard Rock Lovers" sets claim to the the title, "The largest production in Audio-Book History".
12 Ways to Research a Historical Novel - Ann Roscopf Allen  Whether you are fictionalizing historical events or making up your own story, attention to detail can determine whether your novel is credible to history buffs or if they’ll give it a pass.  Read about the general history of the locale where your story is set, so you have some context for your story.
How To Get A Job Writing Speeches - Niall Cinneide  Jobs in speech writing are amongst the most difficult to find, but are much sought after.  In many cases, the subjects that will deliver them will want to find expert advice on what to say, how to say it, and how to make themselves look good through it.
How To Think Through Writer's Block - Sophfronia Scott  In his book, On Writing, Stephen King says, "We are talking about tools and carpentry, about words and style…but as we move along, you’d do well to remember that we are also talking about magic.  " When something is really well-written we tend to think it was effortless for the writer, that it seems magical.
What Is Persuasive Copywriting And How Can It Help Your Business? - Niall Cinneide  Persuasive copywriting is what draws the attention of prospective customers.  They see your product and are drawn it.  But what makes this happen?  What words can win a customer over without having them laugh at overstatements and hype?
Overcoming Writer’s Block: Avoiding the Trap - Stephen L. Nelson, CPA  I may as well just say it.  Writer’s block, I’m convinced, doesn’t exist.  Mostly, I think, authors use writer’s block as an excuse to explain to themselves, an editor, or a concerned spouse why the book isn’t done or the chapter hasn’t been turned in.
Creating A Web Page That Sells - A Look At Graphics and Copywriting - Patrick Mahoney  This is a response to a client that we have been working with, and a website they are building that will sell an eBook on "Hair Styling Tips".  We thought the information was important and relevant enough to include in this months newsletter.
How to Write a Holiday Tale That Isn't a Turkey - Caterina Christakos  When we write stories, with the purpose of sharing them with others, we enter into an agreement where we allow our reader to see a glimpse of our heart, our souls and our memories.  If we truly want them to be immersed in the tale, we actively immerse ourselves in those memories so that a glimmer of what we saw, heard and felt comes through.

 
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