There is something universally magical about the hours of 1 a.m to 4 a.m. All of a sudden, thoughts and ideas begin to make better sense. The words seem to flow better. That creative concept all of a sudden seems clearer
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Writing can be pretty isolating especially if those around you have no interest in your creative pursuits. Get a writing buddy by joining a local writing group, college class
Self Promotion is vital if you wish your novel to succeed. Finding a unique angle that can bring your novel before the masses is crucial but not easy. It can help if you develop a strategy using your own strengths
You can think and plan your writing, create wonderful complex plots and imaginative characters, but there is no ….
Getting backlinks to your site is great, but if you aren’t using anchor text properly, , you may not be able to rank for your keywords. But anchor text isn’t just important for getting you ranked, it’s also possibly the most imporant element to look at when analyzing your competition.
Do you write to be understood? Of course; but today, with the internet whizzing our words from one side of the world to the other, meanings can become obscured. This article discusses how to make sure you are understood clearly.
Creative Competitor Editor Annette Young says-It’s easy for a writer to become too introverted and staring at the same four walls can be detrimental to the whole creative process. If you start to feel stale then take yourself out for the day and visit
Green living is an important concept for everyone to embrace and as writers, we should be equally conscious about our own contribution to the planet. If you mention green living
If you are having a bad day with your writing, the words won’t come and every page is painstakingly hard, it’s very easy to be tempted to discard your work, but resist that compulsion and simply put your writing away for another day.
Want to know how to capitalise on your hobbies and interests? It’s simple. Choose the subject that you know most about or are most interested in and……
How many times has devine inspiration suddenly appeared out of the blue? That perfect idea, the perfect character, a plot that sizzles with so many twists and turns that it takes your breath away? But how typical that you are in the middle of a family dinner or at work, submerged in a sea of paperwork or perhaps your children are asking …..
This kind of thing happens a lot. Rushing to make our point, we summarize and condense the life out of our stories.
Hoping to have some quality writing time on your next day off? Excited by the prospect of hours of creativity? Don’t waste a minute. Have your plans in place and a mass of writing topics
Sometimes a topic just isn’t working – you can tell when you’re writing it, and you can tell when you’re reading it. Maybe the humor is forced, tired, or rote. Maybe the blogger didn’t go into the same level of interesting side detail that he usually does, or perhaps her topic looks like she fell back on a safe and reliable piece
Over the years, I have tried and tested many different ways to enable myself to be more productive with my writing. From getting up at some unearthly hour and hoping that the creative part of my brain would kick into gear, to writing at …….
Now that you have a great idea for a project, do you share it? Although there are benefits to giving it a try among friends and fellow writers, you should carefully consider keeping it a secret.
Annette Young – Editor of the Creative Competitor says : Let your idea germinate for a while and tease it into growth and maximise your creativity….
Can music stimulate the creative mind? Writers need to tap into this useful resource…