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Thesis Writing and English as a Second Language  by: James Anderson
Thesis Writing is one of the most tricky, complex and complicated aspects of English Language. Many students find it difficult to write thesis as English is their secondary language. Academic writing..
Writing - One Wild Ride  by: Shannon Philpott
Many people often view writing as a chore - a painful task that invades their peaceful existence or one that is forced upon them in a classroom or work setting. Even as a writer, I sometimes find..
Freelance Writing Success By Showing Up  by: Angela Booth
Woody Allen summarizes the best-ever advice for writing, and for living, with his famous quote: "Eighty percent of success is showing up." In your freelance writing career, you show up by writing..
How To Write A Funny Birthday Card  by: Fred Ryer
How do you feel when you receive a birthday card in the mail? Not all birthday cards have to take a serious tone when it comes to giving that special birthday boy, girl, man, or woman a card to..
Why Do We Write?  by: Lola T. Parker
I recently started a blog about what it's like to be a writer. Now that it's public knowledge that I love to write (yes, it used to be my dirty little secret), I get this question at least once a..
How to Create a Freelance Writer Resume  by: Collaborator
Your resume is a marketing tool to showcase your writing experience. Many companies will ask to see your writing samples and a resume in response to an advertisement. Your resume needs to be..
This Is A Money Making Article  by: Steve Gillman
Is this a money making article? Watch it make money. It is an article about writing an article that makes money. Once I have written it, I will then give away the article. Maybe it seems like one of..
How to Format a Press Release  by: Althea Marie Tan
It is not enough to simply write a press release and then publish it on the web. You should know the correct press release format. Hundreds to thousands of new press releases are uploaded on the web..
Avoid the Top 5 Grammatical Errors in Your Writing  by: Beth McIntire
Whether you're writing advertising copy, ebooks, or business or personal correspondence, you look better in print if you use correct spelling, usage and punctuation. I'd like to share with you the..
Learn How to Use Commas Properly  by: Linda Correli
The comma is the most frequently used internal mark of punctuation. Of all the marks of punctuation, it has the widest variety of uses. Using commas with dates, addresses, greetings, names, and large..
Tips To Get Creative Writing Jobs  by: Jeremy C.
If you are thinking of getting a part time job then finding creative writing jobs could be a great option for you. If you have the interest in something like flower arranging, nature walks, or any..
Proofreading tips for ESL students  by: Michael
Writing your thesis is a complex and time consuming process. You devote much time and energy to it and you don't want your work to be undermined by poor grammar and syntax errors. In this article we..
What Is Freelance SEO Writing?  by: Brian Konradt
SEO writing is one of the newer forms of freelance writing spawned by the Internet Age, and as such, SEO writing is an excellent way -- if at times a frustrating way -- for budding writers to cut..
Avoid the Top 5 Grammatical Errors in Your Writing  by: Beth McIntire
Whether you're writing advertising copy, ebooks, or business or personal correspondence, you look better in print if you use correct spelling, usage and punctuation. I'd like to share with you the..
7 Reasons Every Writer Needs To Blog  by: Deanna Mascle
If you are a writer and you are not blogging then you should be. While many people simply dismiss blogging because of its description as a web diary they are missing a lot of traffic and revenue..
Creating An Image With Words: What Would We Do Without Grammar!  by: Pamela Beers
No one is crazy about grammar, except me. It's a good thing because I teach grammar. It is the basis for all good writing. So between writing and teaching, I've learned to love those pesky words..
Forget About Talent!  by: Steven Barnes
How is a writer to access her deepest and most powerful wells of creativity? How do we tap into our talent, our genius, our greatest potential for success? Writing classes often tell us how to plot,..
How to Write an Executive Summary  by: Collaborator
An executive summary previews the main points of an in-depth report; it is written for nontechnical people who don't have time to read the main report. The executive report contains enough..
How to Make Your Articles Rich in Content  by: Pam F Lokker
If you are a virtual assistant, undoubtedly you will eventually have a client that wishes you to rewrite something he or she may have penned or typed. It's not always an easy task to find just the..
Writing Tip - Using Your Brain To Become A Better Writer  by: Deanna Mascle
Anyone who has ever labored over a writing assignment knows that writing is hard work. While it does not require the same physical effort as lifting heavy objects, it is often very heavy lifting..
Top Tips For Creating a Pro Looking Newsletter  by: Joelene Wickens-Orlando
CONTENT AND FOCUS: Your newsletter should focus on a subject in which you have a great deal of knowledge. If you have a website that is geared towards a specific product or service, you should take..
Setting Fees for Freelance Writing Projects  by: Yvonne Perry
Learning how to set fees for freelance writing projects can be confusing especially for the beginning freelance writer. When I first started my freelance writing business, I had no idea what to..
Writing a Survey or Questionnaire  by: Collaborator
A questionnaire or written survey is a simple, productive tool to aid you in obtaining constructive feedback from both existing and potential customers. Decide what information you want to gather..
Article Writing Tips For Profit  by: Dee Cohen
Writing articles is a very effective way to get one way links to your site as well as to have people learn more about your website or service. However, there are ways to do this that can make you..
Writing and Selling e-Books  by: Paul T Brown
EBooks have been continuously increasing in popularity these days. For those who are buying the eBooks, the main reason why they keep on purchasing is because it is easy to access and much more..
Writer's Block -- Is There Such A Thing?  by: Jan Russell
Opinions differ on if Writer's Block is real. However, writers who have ever suffered from loss of creativity will tell you just how real and frightening Writer's Block is. If you are in a state of..
Public Speaking : 3 Key Principles To Become Power Speaker  by: Neol David
3 Essential keys for you before you start working on your speaking skills. Training in public speaking is not a matter of externalsprimarily, it is not a matter of imitationfundamentally; it is not a..
Fiction Writing: Short Story Subjects That Sell  by: Steve Dempster
When writing for women's magazines it's important to know the themes that work - and those that don't. Here we take a look at popular magazine themes. First off, here's a question. What kind of..
So - You Want to be a Writer?  by: Craig Harper
So the guy who's never done a writing workshop, never studied journalism, never taken a class in English Literature, never read anything more than comics or muscle mags for the first twenty years of..
Writing Tips - The Most Important One  by: Michael Russell
There is one thing in this world that there is no getting around. Everybody thinks they can be a star, or at least wants to be, whether it's as a singer, songwriter, actor, ball player or circus..
How to Apply the Three Acid Tests of Persuasive Writing  by: Philip Yaffe
"If you don't know what you are looking for, you are unlikely to find it, even if it's right in front of your nose." -- Anon We all write in hopes that our readers will understand what we are saying..
Expressions We Use When Giving a Presentation  by: Susan Thomason
When giving a business presentation, it is important to choose the correct words and expressions wisely. If we want to give a successful presentation, it depends mainly on how clear, precise, dynamic..
How to Stimulate a Productive Response With a Tactful Complaint Letter  by: Jean Taylor
A complaint letter should never be written in angry or sarcastic terms. It is quite likely that the fault lies entirely with the supplier, and the customer has reason to feel angry and burst into a..
Write An Article  by: Karen Gross
Choosing what to write about can be a monumental decision for a writer. There are five basic questions you should ask yourself before making your choice. 1. Who is your targeted audience? 2. What are..
How to Write a Scholarship Cover Letter  by: Collaborator
The competition for scholarships gets tougher each year with more people going to college. If a student wishes to gain a scholarship, the cover letter is the first thing a scholarship committee will..
Creating a Successful Writer's Retreat  by: Cynthia Morris
The dream of escaping daily life for a creative retreat is common to us artist types. Yet not everyone has tons of time or money to slip off to the beach. Not a problem. Creative retreats are easy to..
Writing in English When It Isn't Your Native Language  by: Ganeshan Ramachandran
Writing is a challenge. It is not easy to give shape to ideas, thoughts and feelings that play in the mind because the mind works so fast, and the fact that the mind works in several layers of..
How to Quote and Cite a Poem in an Essay Using MLA Format  by: Erica Sweeney
College-level essays about literature usually follow Modern Language Association, or MLA, style. MLA has very specific guidelines for quoting and citing lines from poems. Citing lines of poetry is..
5 Tips For Lightning Fast Article Writing  by: Sean Platt
Professional writers, by the nature of their trade, must write each and every day. If you're a freelance writer whose primary income stream comes down from the river of writing SEO web copy, then..
How To Structure Your Business Letters  by: KJ Hutchings
Although email is now one of the most common ways to communicate in business, the business letter still has an important place. There is a set structure, an etiquette, when it comes to writing a..