Category Archives: Writing

10 Tips To Help You Write More Effective Emails By Amanda Patterson

  Because the world conducts most of its business via emails, it seems like a good idea to know how to write them. Effective emails can be the key to success in business. Younger audiences are even more likely to … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Read Historical Fiction By Michelle Griep

History doesn’t have to be boring, and in fact comes alive in historical fiction. Believe it or not, some readers snub historical fiction, preferring instead to stick to contemporary reads. Several have good reason to, simply preferring one genre over … Continue reading

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7 Favorite Keyboard Shortcuts By Bob Hostetler

I’m not as computer savvy as my adult children are (who among us is?), but I spend a lot of time on the computer, writing, editing, emailing, and more. So I rely on keyboard shortcuts to work faster and smarter. … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Tell Me My Spell Checker Is Wrong

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What’s Holding You Back? by Peter Leavell

Your initial decision to be a writer creates new voices in your head. Singling out the voices and listing them here would take a lifetime and consume more data than the Google server can hold, which is, according to Google, … Continue reading

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Building Compelling Characters By Henry Mclaughlin

How do we build characters our readers want to follow? How do we engage the reader at an emotional level to where she will want to stay with them through the entire story? There are a slew of books, articles, … Continue reading

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My Five Star Fiction for 2018

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