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Blog or Website

Definition of a Blog Some people (like myself) use these terms interchangeably. While a “website” sounds more official, it is actually defined as any site on the internet having “static content” meaning it...

The Basics of Well-Written Dialogue

Creating effective dialogue can be one of the most difficult challenges when writing characterization. Listed below are some tips on how to bring your characters to life. The Importance of...

Tips for Writing an Article

Most of us don’t think of ourselves as authors, when in reality we are. Though we may not have published a book, many of us have written an article whether it was for a blog or a high school newspaper. According to dictionary.com, an article is “a written...

Book Writing 101: Gender Specific Writing

Men and women think, and therefore act differently. As a writer, your goal is to toss in the unexpected while maintaining gender specific characteristics. Men would say women think irrationally, while women...