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Defy the Myths, Get Your Book Written–Fast! – Par

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Defy the Myths, Get Your Book Written–Fast! – Part 1

by: Judy Cullins

Why don’t you write a book?
Most people complain it takes too long. They are too busy. One professional coach said she was not a natural writer. An entrepreneur feared it wouldn’t sell, or it would be too much effort. A professional speaker says she is so busy marketing herself, she doesn’t know where to find the time to write.
These are reasons, but they aren’t real, they are myths. You can write a profitable book–even a lot of books–fast!
Fast depends on you, your intention, and attention that you will give your book Fast depends on your creating a blueprint of simple step-by-step strategies to write a fast, focused book.
Getting Your Book Written–Six Myths and Options
1. Takes talent.
Actually, the less writing know ...

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A Few Keys to Writing Effective Dialogue

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A Few Keys to Writing Effective Dialogue

by: Karyn Follis Cheatham

Every writer expends a great deal of creative energy developing a story line and limning well-balanced prose with evocative sentences. That’s what writing is all about, after all. But fiction writers have an additional aspect to creation–effective dialogue. Very few stories, novellas or novels are without dialogue, and for some writers, this can be a stumbling block.
Listen to How People Talk
If you listen carefully to how people speak, you’ll notice that people tend to use shorter sentences in times of high emotion: anger, surprise, awe. “I can’t take this! Get out!” versus “I find this situation intolerable. I want you to leave right now.” They ramble a bit when they’re nervous or confused...

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6 Tips For Your Writing Journey

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6 Tips For Your Writing Journey

by: Laura Hickey

So, you’d like to be a writer? Congrats! Writing not only is a great way to express yourself, but can provide an income. Keep in mind not all writers make a fortune, some still cant quit their day job. Below are some tips to start your writing journey.
1. Start Writing
Okay, so this tip is obvious. For some, it’s a question of what to write about, for others how to write. Write how and what you want. What kind of books do you like to read? Fiction, Mystery, science fiction, how to books? How about articles, reports, maybe you’re interested in journalism. Whatever the case may be, to get your creative juices flowing, start writing! Don’t worry about how it sounds, grammar or other mistakes, you can go back to fix these.
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The Crusades Of Writing

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The Crusades Of Writing

by: Tushar Jain

This article does not discuss what to write or how to write, but merely a favorite – why to write.
The world appears in its dissatisfactions. Potential lies in the prospect that desires to change it, and prosperity lies in the chaotic chase that has already begun. Writing is barely a provision of the many to choose from.
Any man can breathe. Any man can disembowel liquid. Any man can write.
Writing becomes a necessity when the worthier elements of life like love and joy, become pursuits instead of possessions. Those who like to mouth ‘I love to write’ might as well have ‘loved to bungee jump’. So often, writing is an escape rather than a commitment, an alternative rather than a motive, a hobby rather than an involvement.
The difference betw...

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Cookbook Publishing – The Basic Ingredients and th

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Cookbook Publishing – The Basic Ingredients and the Secrets to Success

by: Denise Hamilton

You are about to embark on the most exciting enterprise of your life — publishing a cook book! You will soon learn that writing a cook book is truly a fun, exciting and challenging project – more than you can imagine. Like me, you can publish your own wildly successful cook book. And if you ask me if I think publishing a cook book is worth the time and effort? You bet I do!
My cook book, Fit to Cook – Why ‘Waist’ Time in the Kitchen? sold over 250,000 copies (with, I might add, less than 10% of those sales coming from book stores)...

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