Category: Ebooks

The 11 Key Building Blocks Of English

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Some highly accomplished musicians can't read sheet music. Likewise, to write interesting, compelling articles and publications, a writer may not necessarily need to formally learn all of the rules of grammar. With sufficient practice, we can simply "get a feel" for the right way to say what we want to…

Why Check Your Sources When Writing, Part 2

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Article continued from: Why Check Your Sources When Writing, Part 1 For completeness, let's define the word "extrapolated". If we go to Google.com, and enter into the Search box: "define:extrapolated" (without the quotes), here's what we can discover. Extrapolate, means to: In addition: Our little research exploration has taught me several…

Why Check Your Sources When Writing, Part 1

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How we can bleed pain and how to dodge the missiles brought about by rash decisions. Why we need to slow down to speed up - and more. Today's article explores why we should check - and cross-check - any sources that we choose to include, when writing articles. We also learn…

Turn a Book into a Website

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If you have written - or are thinking about writing - a non-fiction book or training course on a topic that is proven; one that some people are already buying into, I suggest you stop, pause, and consider what's outlined in this article, before you invest significant amounts of money…

Find Your Writer's Heart

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Whether you're seeking to write a book, pen an article, or create compelling content for your website, why not invest a little time and effort to learn how to communicate what you want to say in the best way possible? Then marvel at how such a seemingly innocent activity can…

What is so Important About an ISBN?

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In a question and answer format, this article provides the key information about ISBNs for UK-based authors and publishers. However, please take note: over time, the accepted rules, guidelines, procedures, and prices do change. So seek out the latest information online. A: an ISBN is used by publishers, booksellers and…

Advertising Or Marketing

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Marketing and advertising are two hot topics that smart Web business owners and self-employed writers and authors especially, are wise to give special attention. However, just what are the differences between marketing and advertising and why are they so important? So our choice is not advertising or marketing: we need both. This…

An Easy Powerful Design Trick

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This tip is probably has many surprising qualities and benefits. Our design tip here is arguably one of the most under utilized, unrealized, quickest, simplest, least expensive, yet most effective ways to reduce errors in understanding that I've yet come across. Most of us would probably agree that learning a…

Finding Optimum Paragraph Length

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Short and sweet is the central, underlying theme of this tip. However, first let's establish what a paragraph actually is. Although a paragraph has a precise meaning, in practice, different people may define a paragraph differently. As the author of your thoughts, your paragraph preferences may seem to be heavily…

Vanity Publishing and the Abyss

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Achieving publication today in the traditional book writing arena is now harder than ever. Only a tiny minority of presented manuscripts ever reach publication, perhaps as a result of an illogical mix of persistence, patience, perseverance, slight craziness with a little luck! Yet the numbers of writers who seek to…

What Makes a Sentence Work?

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If we think of words as the building blocks of written and spoken communications, sentences are like the cement or glue that binds together our words so that others can "make sense" of what we want to say. In this tip, we'll examine sentence structure a little closer and discover…

The Comma and More

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The use of "and" in combination with adjacent commas seems to attract surprisingly polarized arguments among writers of different styles. As communicators, we often use the word "and" to link two phrases or parts of a sentence. One popular remedy is that whenever we use the word "and", we should…

Heavy or Light Punctuation?

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Is "light" punctuation enough? A common question that many writers and web content providers might ask today. So first, let's establish just what we mean by "light" or"open"punctuation. Well how about a written passage that contains little punctuation? Or a text sequence with little more than full stops and few…

How to Maintain Your Writing Flow

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Writers and communicators like most everyone else, can experience peaks and troughs - especially in creativity. Some days, the right words come easily, and everything matches up perfectly. At other times, you may feel like you have to drag each useful phrase, lead, or idea, kicking and screaming out of…