A 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises It’s the perfect time to restart your engine and get back into writing. Here, I offer up a 12-day plan of simple writing exercises to help you keep your creative juices flowing without eating up too much of your time. Follow this plan and in less than half a month, you’ll not only be impressed with what you’ve accomplished, but you may also have something worth publishing. 5 Ways to Get Rid of Your Damn Empty Modifiers I discussed the need to get rid of empty emphatics when I gave you 8 words to seek and destroy in your writing, but just saying that you should get rid of a thing doesn't say much about the right way to do so. Today I'm going to show you a few of my favorite ways to get rid of your empty modifiers. What exactly is an empty modifier? It's any word whose only role is to intensify the word it's modifying.
A List of Excellent Personal-Development Sites I recently polled Ask Metafilter for the best personal development sites: I want to compile a list of personal development and productivity sites. I’m looking for sites with real, practical information that you can use in your everyday life, sites that motivate you to be a better person, to try new things. Examples: 43 Folders, Steve Pavlina. Story Starters, Creative Writing Ideas for Fiction Looking for story starters and creative writing ideas? You've just struck gold. Here you'll find an endless supply of inspiration. Bye-bye, Writer's Block. Take a moment to bookmark this page so that you can find it again whenever you need new ideas.
Creative Writing Exercises - set your imagination free. Creative writing exercises are a great way to get started. Whether you are a beginner, or are an experienced writer these exercises will stimulate your mind and get your ideas flowing. I will be straight with you and tell you that very few people just start writing and straight away produce great results. We’ve all heard the stories about writers who find immediate success, however they are rare and that’s why those stories make headlines. Tips for writing book reviews Luisa Plaja Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.
The Top 48 Most Motivational and Inspirational Web Sites - 8 Women Dream Where do you get your inspiration? The terms motivation and inspiration can mean different things to different people. The sites listed below represent a comprehensive list of web sites where we can find inspiration or motivation to help keep us moving toward our dreams. This list is not in any particular order, but if you want to let me know which ones you feel are the top 10 – I can always rearrange the order. The Top 48 Most Motivational and Inspirational websites on the Internet - 1.
A Peak Into My Writer's Notebook Considering that you're reading my blog, you can safely assume that I enjoy writing. You can ALWAYS find me with a notebook in hand to make lists, jot notes, or to doodle with free time. I have even started carrying a "Life" notebook and a "School" notebook. *cough nerd cough* As a junior in college, I was required to keep a Writer's Notebook. This was my first introduction to keeping a composition notebook as a writing journal.