Writing

Writing - Where/How Do I Begin?

Ever wanted to write but did not know where to begin? Like you, there are millions of people who want to express their ideas, thoughts, and perceptions on paper or computer. Whether you want to write professionally or for personal reasons, writing is a great way to express your innermost thoughts and perceptions. It is
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Writers As Addicts: The Mescaline Train in Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher who developed the philosophic school of Existentialism might seem like a strange name to have in this list for those who are not already acquainted with stories of his drug abuse. Sartre developed his ideas and concepts from atheism, and borrowed sporadically from Marxism. The assimilation and molding of these ideas,
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Interpreting Signs Expressed in Glyphs With Sign Writing

Sign writing is a featured script of sign language developed in 1974 by acclaimed dancer Valerie Sutton. It is the only one of its kind, and is roughly recognized as a standard script across the globe. She had already developed a language called ‘Dance Writing’ when she proceeded with a similar script for the signers.
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The ABCs of Freelance Writing

“If you dig deep and keep peeling the onion, artists and freelance writers are the leaders in society – the people who start to get new ideas out.” — Allan SavoryAnyone who has ever worked in sales or seen Glengarry Glen Ross knows what the ABCs are: Always Be Closing. It’s good advice for anyone
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Incensed and Insensed

On this perfectly lovely day I seems like the ideal moment to assert some complaints about a couple of words that drive me crazy: incensed and insensed. Yes, I know, I know, the latter is not even a word but I believe it should be as it expresses being angry with one’s mind aflutter far
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Spellchecker Can't Tell If What You Write Is Right

Since the invention of spellchecker there seems to be a common misconception among some people that they no longer need to know how to spell. While spellchecker has a large database of words and can correct spelling, the program cannot differentiate between meanings of words. For example, if you type “there” meaning over there, when
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How to Be a Good Writer?

Good writing is an art that makes an ordinary piece of content an extraordinary one. It connects and relates the readers with the story, message or anything that a writer is conveying through his or her writing. Anyone can write a story, essay or any other piece of content, but good writing is not everyone’s
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All You Need to Know About Content Writing

What is content writing?Content writing refers to the craft of generating content for various purposes. The purpose may vary as the application of content writing is vast. However, the need of content writing has been felt in each and every domain, especially in the context of marketing. Content plays a very pivotal role when we
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Organisation Tips for Freelance Writers

If you want to turn your writing talent into a part or full-time career, you will need some organisation to avoid chaos.Your actual methods need to be tailored to suit your needs.If you write for more than one genre or type of outlet, (such as novels, and short stories) you may need separate systems for
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Maturing As a Writer: Memories of a Freelancer

I started writing in the basement 37 years ago. My metal typewriter table on wheels was close to the furnace. In the winter, when the furnace turned on, I heard it hum. In the summer, when the air conditioner turned on, I heard it hum. The humming sound was rather comforting.My electric typewriter was an
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