8 Useful Article Content Writing Tools

Article content writing tools that are worth your time Writing content can be a challenging task. It may take a lot of research to come up with the perfect article. However, there are some content writing tools, which you can use, to make your article  read and look better. The 8 content writing tools you…

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Old Father Time Poem for Christmas and the New Year

I wrote this Old Father Time poem when I was 14-years-old and thought I’d share it. Old Father Time Poem “Christmas – what is it?” I heard him declare, As he walked past this morning with his nose in the air And old legs a wobbling, And grunts in his voice, “Christmas is happiness, laughter,…

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Write a Novel in 30 Days (NaNoWriMo)

The Write a Novel in 30 Days Challenge It’s that time of year again: the write a novel in 30 days National Novel Writing Month, aka (Nanowrimo). I’ve been neglecting my blog of late. Mainly because I’ve struggled to get into the writing zone.  I can just about manage to churn out a page or two…

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IngramSpark Self-Publishing: What You Need to Know

IngramSpark self-publishing was recommended to me by other independent authors. Your books will go to more retailers and therefore you’ll see more sales − theoretically. You have to pay a fee to IngramSpark to publish your eBooks and print books. It’s not much; $49 for both, or $29 for just your eBook. You will also have to buy…

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The Allure of MMORPGs

What is an MMORPG? A Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG) allows large numbers of players to participate in virtual role-playing games. A player can access the virtual world through a server often known as a realm. Most MMORPGs feature social interaction, culture, economics and a character progression system within the fantasy setting. With thousands…

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10 Resources for Writers | An Author’s Toolkit

Tools and Resources for Writers Here’s my top 10 list of essential tools and resources for writers: 1. A dictionary – I prefer a physical copy. 2.  A thesaurus – this should come with your word processor application and should be used during the revision of your novel. Don’t go crazy! You don’t want long…

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Writing a Synopsis for your Novel

What is a synopsis? A synopsis is a shortened version of your novel from beginning to end. It is more detailed than the blurb you will read at the back of the book. At times, writing a synopsis can be harder than writing an actual novel. It should be written in the tone of your novel,…

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A Victorian Pauper Poem

I wrote my Victorian Pauper poem when I was 15 years old, which is why it rhymes.  Rhyming poetry was very popular when I was growing up – not so much today. A Victorian Pauper He searches the dustbags and rattles the bins. Not even the peasants will let him in. His clothes are all tatty…

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Running a Fiverr Book Promotion

Fiverr book marketing If you’re running a free or discounted book promo, Fiverr.com is an affordable to net a fair amount of downloads. Fiverr, as the website suggests, means that you pay a minimum of five dollars for business services. Search under “Book Promotion” and select a high reviewed service provider. They will often have…

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On Writing: How Not to Write a Cover Letter

Dear lameadvice.com, I want to learn how to write a cover letter to send to a publisher along with my manuscript. Please can you tell me how I should go about doing this? Dear S.K. Most certainly! Writing a cover letter is not that hard, just don’t go into detail about your story. You want to…

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