Tag: writing tips

Want to Get Your Reader’s Attention Quickly?

5 Dec, 2018 , , , , , , ,

If you have spent hours browsing through books online or at a brick and mortar bookstore, then you already know that those first few pages can carry a lot of weight. The beginning of your book sets the tone for the story to come. It is your opportunity to grab and hold a reader’s attention […]

Simple Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your Book

25 Oct, 2017 , , , ,

I’m so happy you’ve decided to write a book! Once you become an author, you’ll gain greater brand recognition, attract lucrative speaking engagements and generate new streams of income. But, most importantly you’ll change the world and leave a legacy with YOUR STORY! To make the most of your author platform, consider the following mistakes […]

How to Choose a Topic When Writing a New Book

27 Jan, 2016 , , , , , ,

The first step in writing a book is choosing a topic. For some writers, a topic idea has been percolating in their minds for a while, or they come across some piece of information that generates a topic idea. However, for others, it can be a challenging task to find a topic that will be […]

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Write

19 Jan, 2016 , , , , , ,

Can’t seem to muster up the drive and determination to begin writing? Even the most seasoned authors will experience a lack of motivation from time to time. If this sounds like a familiar scenario, you should try the following techniques to overcome procrastination and start writing. Set Small Goals You don’t have to finish an […]

5 Tips to Improve Your Proofreading Abilities

3 Jan, 2016 , ,

Wouldn’t it be great if you never made a grammar or spelling mistake? Well, unfortunately this isn’t the case. Even the most skilled authors are guilty of making mistakes when writing, ranging from improper use of punctuation to poor wording, misspellings and more. By proofreading your work before publishing, however, you can catch and fix […]

How to Avoid Clichés When Writing

20 Dec, 2015 , , , , ,

Every writer has been guilty of making a cliché at some point in time. While they may seem harmless enough, they can water down the quality of your work. So, what exactly are clichés and how do you avoid them? Clichés Defined By definition, a cliché is any expression or idea that’s overused to the […]

Simple Writing Tips that Work

17 Oct, 2015 , , , , , , ,

Writing isn’t an exact science; it’s a form of art that requires a combination of creativity, hard work, and practice. If you are struggling to write your first book, or even your second, you’re not alone — many of us struggle and run into road blocks. We have some writing tips to get you started […]

Secrets to Success for First-Time Authors

28 Aug, 2015 , , ,

The advent of e-readers like the Barnes & Noble Nook and Amazon Kindle have paved the way for a convenient new way to access and read books: digitally. Rather than driving to a local book store and purchasing a physical paper or hardback copy, readers can fire up their e-reader to download a digital copy. […]

Top Alternatives to Microsoft Word

24 Aug, 2015 , , , , , , ,

Originally launched 24 years ago (yes, it’s that old), Microsoft Word has become the preferred word processor among many PC users. It’s fast, offers a user-friendly interface, is constantly updated, and relatively inexpensive. All of these features make it an attractive choice for a word processor, but there are several other alternatives out there that […]

Choosing a Word Processing Program

31 Jul, 2015 , , , , , , ,

The right word processing program will allow you to produce better quality work in less time. Whether you’re writing an article, research paper, journal entry, or an entire book, you’ll need a word processor. Trying to write any sizable amount of content in Notepad or its equivalent isn’t going to suffice. So, which word processing […]

Writing Tips For First-Time Authors

2 Apr, 2015 , , , , , , , ,

Congratulations on your decision to write a book! Regardless of the niche/subject, it’s a great way to build credibility while promoting your respective brand or business. But it takes more than just a couple pages of rehashed content to produce a successful and engaging book. If you’re serious about writing a book, you should follow […]

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