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What To Do When A Site Republishes Your Writing Without Permission. Guest Post by Jennifer Oradat (DISCLAIMER: I have familiarized myself with issues of copyright law through misery, mistakes, and loads of misinformation, but I’m a writer, not an expert in intellectual property.

What To Do When A Site Republishes Your Writing Without Permission

Since I’m not an attorney of any sort, this isn’t legal advice, and shouldn’t be treated as such.) Scraping. Repost, republish, reprint. Theft. No matter what you call it, there’s is little more infuriating to a writer than to discover that your work has been published without your consent. Scraping, or the republishing of all or part of an author’s work without consent, has been a recurring problem in the blogosphere that has left lots of us at our wits’ ends. First thing’s first: you have to understand the underlying basics of copyright law. Copyright is automatic and free of charge. TL;DR — Copyright law protects your original creative works…automatically and for free. After that, recognize that attribution and permission are not the same thing. 1. 2.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them. Wise Bread Picks You'd like to get paid to write online, but many websites are looking for contributors with experience.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

If you don't have significant experience, what can you do? Good news! There are a lot of websites, small and large, that will pay you regardless of experience. If you've ever looked at a greeting card and thought, "I could do that," written a poem or short fiction, thought you could do a better job on a research based article than what you've read online, are an expert hobbyist or more, you could be earning hundreds or thousands in extra income a year. Editing - Jeni Chappelle. Free 10-page sample edit For all editing services (please note: this does not include the manuscript assessment), you’ll receive an annotated manuscript with my notes.

Editing - Jeni Chappelle

I use the Track Changes feature in Word so you can accept and reject edits individually, and you’ll always know what I’ve changed. All page estimates are based on the standard: 250 words per page. Developmental and content editing Developmental editing focuses on the elements of storytelling and can take place at any point in the writing process. How Colors Influence People: The Psychology Of Color In Business Marketing. "Color has long been understood to be something which appeals greatly to our visual senses, and it is frequently a tool utilized in marketing.

How Colors Influence People: The Psychology Of Color In Business Marketing

Countless studies have found that particular colors have their own effects on consumers, with some colors stimulating areas of the brain in ways which will either promote excitement or tranquility. In this manner, corporations and popular businesses and brands can easily target their market simply by picking the right combination of colors to visualize their marketing campaign, logo, content and website.

How are you incorporating color into your website design? " Take a look at the below infographic and learn how colors influence people.Click image to enlarge. Ultimately, the use of color in marketing and business can be fine tuned dependent on one's need. How to Get Traffic to Your Author Website: 30+ Tips for Discouraged Writers. NetGalley: Digital Galleys & Book Review Copies.

Writing a Synopsis for Your Novel: A Scary But Useful Exercise  I've been writing fiction for a long time.

Writing a Synopsis for Your Novel: A Scary But Useful Exercise 

As in, forever. 101 Quick Actions You Can Take Today to Build the Writer Platform of Your Dreams. 13 Blog Post Blunders You Should Avoid (And What to Do Instead) Evolution of a Book Cover (aka Dude, that’s fickin awesome! How’d u do that?) It’s been drawn to my attention that I have an unusual perspective when it comes to being a writer.

Evolution of a Book Cover (aka Dude, that’s fickin awesome! How’d u do that?)

Not only do I write and market all my books, but I also create the covers–from scratch. And not stock photography, pre-fabby, template kinda scratch. I’m talking non-Betty Crocker insta-cover, going-the-full-mile kinda scratch. The kind of covers that truly start with nothing but a camera and an idea. Here’s what I got to work with. You see this? We usually shoot a few different outfits, something plain–but who likes plain? Next, I find stuff that will help the flow of the final image and tie into the story. After the model is set up, we start shooting. Most images tend to be low-key (dark images with a lot of black) since that reflects the mood of the Demon Kissed series. I can’t tell you how important it is to make sure the mood of the book matches the mood of the cover.

So, if you remember one thing from this post it should be this: MOOD MATTERS. So I chose an image. H.M. Google Authorship: The Complete Handbook for Getting Respect, Readers, and Rankings - Boost Blog Traffic. As an online writer, you’re always interested in new ways to get traffic, right?

Google Authorship: The Complete Handbook for Getting Respect, Readers, and Rankings - Boost Blog Traffic

Of course you are. And with good reason. You’re serious about your craft, you take pride in your content, and you want – in fact deserve – the widest possible audience. And more traffic means more readers. To Blog Or Not To Blog: Is It Really Necessary? “There are millions of blogs out there. What’s the point of adding another to the mix? What are the chances that my blog will stand out from the hordes of others competing for the limited attention of readers?” Share Your Writing - free publishing, free stories, free poems, free novels. Query Shark. Author's Guide to Self Promotion : Write2Publish.