Step by Step Article Writing

 

You write these articles because it is how to drive traffic to your website for free. That website may be yours or your customers. These articles are free to write and post if we do them ourselves of course.

These articles can lead to money in your pocket so we might as well learn to do them well. Would you agree? So let’s get into step by step article writing:

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How to Fix Writer’s Block

 

— Maya Angelou

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If you have a nagging case of writer’s block there are several things you might do. Most writers have one or two methods that have helped them in the past.

Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t. Here are a few thoughts from several famous writers about that soulless malady.

“What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat.’ And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come.’” — Maya Angelou

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Top Choices From the Best Lists For Writer’s Blog Sites

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The Best Creative Writers Blog Sites From the Writers’ Academy

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  1. Grammarly= a very popular writing blog site most of us have heard about. Grammarly’s editor is quite popular. It’s writing software that works in your browser.
  2. Copyblogger=  Ethical marketing in an age of ‘creeps’

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How do you prepare to write?

I know many writers who make and insist on sticking to their schedule and write at the same time. I’m not one of those. I meander. Not being ready to write keeps me from engaging. I just can’t draw the pen back, so to speak. Having so many interests saves me from those moments and keeps me busy researching and then when the time is right then its writing time.

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When writing short stories, money comes up all the time

When writing short stories, money comes up all the time for me. Should I sell my stories? What about you? Do you see your stories? Is it working well for you? Let us know with a comment here.

Does thinking about trying to sell or make a living off of your writing make you feel nervous? It does me. My stories are so personal. I put so much or myself in there and then I’m vulnerable.

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Sometimes I Need Technical Help Writing Short Stories

Sometimes I Need a Little Help Writing Short Stories. Like a Voice Recorder.

I wonder if you are like me and have had what you considered to be a great idea for a story but you were driving, or in a place you can’t write or type, and by the time you get somewhere that you can, that thought is gone. Long gone. That lost thought might have been key to writing short stories that sell or give you what you need to complete one. But What if,,,

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My Job is to bring value to You- The Short Story Writer

I feel like it is my job to do all the work of searching and testing claims made about writing short stories. I want to do that for you so you can learn and grow as much as you wish. I’m sure your time is valuable and or limited. I won’t waste it.

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What is a Short Story?

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How to define a short story

A project: how to define a short story. More to the point what are the guidelines or boundaries to be thought of as a short story.

You’ll see and hear many different answers to that question. Even from writing teachers. Some teachers think that short stories must fit within a strict set of rules.

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