Tag Archives: The Art of Writing

My Passion for Writing Taught My Family Good Grammar by Peter Leavell

Boise is a biking paradise with 30 miles of paved trail along a tumbling mountain river, a tributary that gives the Idaho capital its christened name, City of Trees. I love jogging the path and listening to the birds and … Continue reading

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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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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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How Much Editing Does a Book Really Need? By Jody Hedlund

I just finished major edits on a book that’s releasing next summer (2019). It was a tough edit and took me a couple of weeks of full time work. Needless to say, when I got to the end, I was … Continue reading

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Grammar Mistakes

Many of us get into the habit of making writing mistakes either because of unawareness on our part or just mere sloppiness. Many of these mistakes affect the way readers perceive our pieces of writing; foolish typos can make the … Continue reading

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The Correct Use of Semicolons

What Is a Semicolon? Semicolons (;) are as basic as a period stacked on top of a comma. Does that mean you can use it like either one? Don’t get your hopes up. But don’t let this punctuation mark get … Continue reading

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