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Mixx - Latest news and top videos and photos from around the web 23 Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. ~Ernest Hemingway How strong is your writing? Brain's involvement in processing depends on language's graphic symbols Readers whose mother tongue is Arabic have more challenges reading in Arabic than native Hebrew or English speakers have reading their native languages, because the two halves of the brain divide the labor differently when the brain processes Arabic than when it processes Hebrew or English. That is the result of a new study conducted by two University of Haifa researchers, Dr. Raphiq Ibrahim of the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities and the Learning Disabilities Department, and Prof. Zohar Eviatar of the Department of Psychology.

Everything you need to know about writing a query A hook, a.k.a. elevator pitch or logline, is 2-3 sentences explaining what your book is about. It’s the heart of a query letter, the thing that gets the agent to request pages. It is also the second hardest thing you will write (next to your synopsis, which we’ll discuss later). But here are some tips that made it easier for me. The Technical Stuff

Writing a cover letter for short story submission What happens when you finish that masterpiece of a short story and you are ready to send it off into the world to be published? You need a cover letter. A good cover letter will not get you published, but a bad cover letter will hinder your already slim chances of an editor choosing your story to see print. The first few steps listed here are needed in order to prepare for writing a cover letter, and the later tips show you how to avoid common pitfalls when submitting a short story for publication. 1. Write a well-crafted story. Skimit - Home - Visually bookmark options you are considering fo

Writing Contests Here's how you can contribute to Open Places. Weekly Writing and Photography ContestsWe host weekly contests that are designed to be thought-provoking and creative. We have selected 274 contest winners, awarding more than $360,000 in freelance writing and photography contracts and prizes.Contribute to an Existing PlaceYou can submit on the pool of places our editors recommend just by browsing around the site and clicking "Submit."Suggest a New Place Know of a new place we should add? Suggest it. Writing and photography submissions on suggestions are also eligible for contest prizes. Internet TESL Journal (For ESL/EFL Teachers)

7 Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer by Mark Nichol You love to write, and perhaps you’ve even had some of your work published, but you just can’t seem to get your career as a freelance writer of nonfiction off the ground. Here are some flight lessons: 1. Submitting to Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine What to submit How to submit Payment rates "....ASIM's submissions process has to rank up there with the #1 best all time process I've ever encountered."Sonny Whitelaw "Easily the best submission procedures of any magazine to which I've submitted."Lee Battersby Xanga.com - The Blogging Community 911 Writers Block ^ Back to top We use cookies, just to track visits to our website, we store no personal details. ACCEPT COOKIES What are cookies? Login Overcoming Writer’s Block

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