Article: Write Books Publishers Want
I have four management books with three primary publishers. My books are also printed overseas in many languages including Russian, Chinese and Polish.Step Outside In The Name of Research
Writers can learn a lot from books, but never underestimate the value of hands on learning. Read how hands on research gave one writer’s work more depth.Universal Themes in Fiction
Powerful universal themes in fiction usually remain undiscerned by the author until he or she comes to look over the manuscript of the novel for a substantive edit. Story is all about people interacting with each other, and how they handle their conflicting desires. The theme can often be within the unconscious of the author, and therefore not something you can contrive when you set out to plan your novel.Universal Themes in Fiction
Powerful universal themes in fiction usually remain undiscerned by the author until he or she comes to look over the manuscript of the novel for a substantive edit. Story is all about people interacting with each other, and how they handle their conflicting desires. The theme can often be within the unconscious of the author, and therefore not something you can contrive when you set out to plan your novel.How to Construct the Setting of a Short Story
Setting is a quite unimportant part of a short story, as it seems. In fact, you will have to form it carefully, if you want to make a story round. Considering a novel, there will be much text about the time and place of the action, generally speaking.How to Get Story Ideas for Writing Horror
This article looks at the craft of writing horror with a view to coming up with new ideas. It discusses both how to use other horror stories to decide what works and also how to manipulate ideas to get inspiration.What Should I Write About? Ever Wonder That?
Ever wonder what to write about as a new author? Or even an expert…? How about trying a few things to fix this problem instead of just just giving up or end up writing about something really boring/stupid. Things you can try might be right next to you, around you, or maybe even to step outside the box and start listening for something… Hell you can even try closing your eyes and squeezing real tight and maybe something comes up.How to Fictionalize Characters
It is a temptation to an author to use real people as characters in novels. But the best characterisation comes from a blend of personal observation and imagination. A fictional creation should be just that. A character cannot be convincing unless the author fully inhabits the character, mind, body and spirit; and that can only be done through the power of imaginative sympathy. In this article I also argue that this power is fed by a knowledge and understanding of psychology.Steps to Effective Journaling
You will already have an impression or thought of what journaling means to you personally. I challenge you to broaden that definition just a little bit because journaling can be as structured or unique as you are. Here are some helpful steps that you can modify to suit your own style.Importance Of Text Content
Search engine optimization industry needs now an exorcist to scavenge its junkyard. A dunghill of unethical optimization concepts has developed and is soiling the sacred intents of Internet marketing. Pointing out to any specific concept will be an utterly biased attempt, especially in a context where the focal point is the power and importance of Text Content. So, let the discussion be moved toward it to substantiate the fact that the Text Content is the main weapon and the driving-force to optimize web pages. It is the sole discretion of SEO professionals who decide as to how they will apply their techniques to achieve their targets.The Game With Numbers
Think of one number, the one that first comes to your mind, and try to keep it simple without thinking of big numbers like five million, or any number of that kind. This is a very special favor that I’m asking and it is a pretty small one, so don’t read this any further if you don’t want to have fun. I cannot write for anyone who is not really interested in what will happen next, so if you still haven’t thought of any number you won’t be able to read the following text.Solutions for Journaling Roadblocks
If you have not enjoyed the full benefits of journaling then it might be because you have formulated some road blocks or excuses to journaling. You might feel you don’t have the time, don’t like sketching, or dislike writing. Maybe you have tried it before and did not find it beneficial, or maybe life got busy. I’m sure you could come up with over one hundred reasons why journaling is not for you.