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How To Write 10x Better: Consider These 5 Things

How To Write 10x Better: Consider These 5 Things

...Indeed, no woman writer can write ‘too much’... No woman has ever written enough. ~bell hooks Writing has no limitations.  Are you ready to write better? Writing is a form of communication. It reveals perspectives, thoughts, perceptions and thinking processes. You often write from your cultural background and experiences. People can use words to convey …

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10 Surefire Ways To Handle Anxiety & Amplify Your Writing

10 Surefire Ways To Handle Anxiety & Amplify Your Writing

AGITA [aj-i-tuh] n. That feeling of agitation or anxiety can hit the pit of your stomach as quickly as food poisoning. And that's what it is. An unhealthy infection or virus. It will linger for days, months, or even years. This feeling came to me after the loss of an emotional state or attachment. The …

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The Writer's Life: When Disappointments Block Your Writing Flow

The Writer’s Life: When Disappointments Block Your Writing Flow

When Disappointments Strikes Honestly, I find it hard to write certain pieces when my mind and heart are struck by lightning of disappointments. Even if I contributed to or provoked the pain, or I experience the old adage "hurt people hurt people," writing my unfinished books or articles may not happen at that time. One …

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Top 10 Writing Tips From Your Leading Accomplished Writers

Top 10 Writing Tips From Your Leading American Writers

All writers have their favorite thinkers and authors whose voices they trust for writing tips and advice. This is a must because writers are readers. I enjoy reading. And, my library is full of my absolute favorite authors. Some of the writers I love are known for their classic works. Others are contemporary, but give …

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5 Unique Ways To Write A Hook To Keep Your Readers Attention

5 Unique Ways To Write A Hook To Keep Your Readers Attention

What is the Hook? The hook is used interchangeably for both your headline and the opening sentence of your writing piece. If you're writing a blog, essay, or non-fiction book, you will need an opening line that hooks your readers. The hook, whether as a headline or introduction, gets your readers attention. There are different …

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14 SIGNS IT’S TIME TO LEAVE UNHEALTHY FRIENDSHIPS

14 Signs It’s Time To Leave Unhealthy Friendships

Friendships are sacred and beautiful. Providing all persons understand boundaries and respect one another’s temperaments, real friendships will last. Friendships can give rewarding experiences and last a lifetime. I don't think everyone deserves being called a friend. Real friends do NOT control, manipulate, slander or be two-faced towards you. They demonstrate good aspects of love …

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Minority Dialect & Context In Your Writing Style: Creativity & Authenticity Undervalued

Minority Dialect & Context In Your Writing Style: Creativity & Authenticity Undervalued

Dialect, context, and style are significant in your writing and to an audience. When you’re with a group of friends, do you intentionally “talk grammar” versus to if you have to stand before a judge or someone with authority? Hopefully, your answer is “Jacqueline, it all depends on the context with my friends.” Context includes …

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How I Began To Love Me: The Necessary Part of Being A Writer & Business Owner

How I Began To Love Me: The Necessary Part of Being A Writer & Business Owner

Love. Is loving yourself a taboo topic in people’s personal lives, as a writer or business owner? It’s obvious many people, writers, and business owners are not public with their emotions, pains, fractures, offenses or struggles. I totally understand. And no disrespect to the writer or business owner who hides behind the masks of words …

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Writers & Authors: Here Are 5 Dangerous Reasons To Not Own A Website

New Writers & Authors: Here Are 5 Dangerous Reasons To Not Own A Website

Do Writers & Authors Need A Website? Looks like the “do you need a website” saga returns for new writers and authors. It’s like this debate comes in waves. One minute some say a website is a must. The next others suggest you don’t need it.   Now, let me put this disclaimer out there …

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