On Writing Well: Making Verbs Work

Everyone Needs Verbs Have you ever read a sentence without a verb? No, right? It’s impossible! A few phrases and fragments may squeeze by without employing a verb or two, but any sentence worth it’s weight can’t manage without a couple of verbs. Verbs are the building blocks of writing. Without them, no action would…

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DESTROYING Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is one of the scariest roadblocks a writer can encounter- and unfortunately, it is almost inevitable!  Luckily, writers make for creative problem solvers. Pia Chatterjee wrote a post in her On Writing Well series sharing her favorite means of overcoming writer’s block some days back.  She got even more great writer’s block busting…

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Where to Hunt for Writers!

Writers may have a reputation for being solitary, reclusive beings, but that doesn’t mean that they should write in a vacuum. Sites like HubPages offer great means of getting feedback on one’s work… but sometimes written comments from semi-anonymous readers are not enough. Sometimes even the most solitary beings require in-person interaction.  The problem with interacting with…

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Tips on Self-Optimization

Do you know what self-optimization is? It involves analyzing your current body of work, evaluating the most successful pieces, and working on more pieces that are similar to those successful hits. Listen in to this week’s Online Writing Insider podcast (Self-Optimization for Writers) to get some self-optimization tips from the pros.  We’ve got advice on how…

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All About Evergreen Content

What is evergreen content? Here’s a hint- it doesn’t actually have anything to do with trees. Listen in to this Online Writing Insider podcast (All About Evergreen Content) as Robin Edmondson and Yours, Truly offer the lowdown on evergreen content.  We cover a simple explanation, examples of evergreen content- as well as examples of non-evergreen…

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