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How to Make Children Appear Believable in a Manuscript

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When including children within your manuscript it is important that you write about them and for them in such a way that they appear believable. This article should help you do just that ...

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A Day in the Life of a Proof reader

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Each day brings different challenges and a varied workload but life as a professional proofreader is rewarding ...

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How to tap into the contemporary writing market

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If you are looking to get your work published or to earn money from your writing, it can be a very challenging task indeed. Here is an insider's guide to breaking in to the contemporary writing market ...

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A day in the life of a Ghost Writer

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If you are considering working as a ghost writer, read this article to find out what a typical day might be like ...

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Books for children under 5 years of age

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There is a misconception that writing for children is easier than writing for adults. I am not sure where this statement originated from, but anyone who has written for children, or indeed has thought about, planned to or drafted a story for out little people will know that it is horribly difficult to write for this age group; and particularly for the under 5's.

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Developing pre-writing skills

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Between the ages of 3 and 5, children are in a position to start to learn pre-writing skills, thus building up their knowledge and strength of holding a pencil, understanding how to use paper etc.

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How literary competitions can improve your creative writing

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Thinking about entering a competition? Wondering whether the competition is worth your doing?
Competitions can improve your writing for a number of reasons.

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How to cope with writer's block

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Suffering? Writer's Block can be as debilitating for a seasoned professional as a newly developing writer. In serious cases writers have been known to give up their chosen careers, in other cases writing becomes a chore, or even daunting experience.

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Why is marketing important to self publishers

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As a self publisher, the next step of your journey is to make book sales - to get your book out there in the world and encourage others to read it and buy it. Even if the motivating factors sitting behind the creation of your self published masterpiece were not financially driven, almost all authors want to have their work read by someone at some point.

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Writing a 'How To' book

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Non-fiction books can be just as exciting to write a fiction pieces…if not more so at times! Personally I think that there is no greater pleasure than writing a book that helps and supports other people in their own personal development, skill building or knowledge. This is where 'How To' books come in!

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Direct and indirect communication styles

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Communication is fundamental to a happy and productive work environment. Companies of all shapes and sizes need to feel that there are strong lines of communication existing within the organisation, and employees should feel as if they are able to communicate with their peers and senior staff members in a positive way. In the same way, employers or managers should have the confidence and strength of approach to be able to communicate with their staff in a non-threatening and supportive manner.

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The pros and cons of using a Writing Mentor

Category - Writers and authors

Literary consultancies usually focus on providing a constructive report on your writing, or on proving a full proof read of your manuscript so that it is squeaky clean before publication (regardless of whether you're looking to self publish or follow a traditional publishing route).

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How to find a creative writing course

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If you are one of those individuals who has 'complete a creative writing course' sitting on their 'To Do' list, where do you begin in locating a course? And how do you know if a course will be right for you or not?

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The best way to approach a publisher

Category - Writers and authors

As soon as you have finished writing your manuscript, collection of short stories, children's book or poem you will want to get on and get the thing published. It might have taken years to complete the planning and writing of your masterpiece, but as soon as it is finished most writers then rush impatiently on towards locating a publisher and thrusting the work into their printing portfolio.

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The pre-publication marketing checklist for authors

Category - Writers and authors

Authors are crucial to driving forward the marketing agenda for a soon-to-be released book. If you are going down a traditional publication route to publish your book, your sales/marketing/publicity lead will want you to provide them with as much information as possible about key people to market to, and about possible contacts that you have who might help raise the profile of the book.

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