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Nominate *Your* Favorite Writing Blog: Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2016

It’s time to open up nominations for the 10th annual Top 10 Blogs for Writers Contest—the blogosphere’s biggest contest for writing blogs. Since this is our 10th anniversary (yes!) we’re doing things a little differently. Read on to make sure your favorite is a winner. How to Nominate Your Favorite Writing Blog for the Top 10 […]

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How To Develop Your Writing Skills To Become An Excellent Writer

Would you like to become an excellent writer, the kind that agents and editors are looking for? You can become one. Not by following one of those “ten steps to a bestselling novel” guides. Not by getting feedback on your writing from members of your writers’ group who don’t know anything more about writing excellence […]

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How to Write Great Paragraphs

There are eight million posts on how to write a great headline, how to write a fantastic call to action, and how to write a good blog post. We’ll even tell you how to write shorter sentences, snappier copy and better ebooks. But you know what none of us tell you? How to write the […]

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How to Dream up a Product or Book to Make Your Readers Drool

Have you thought of creating a product or a book? I bet it’s crossed your mind. But what kind of product could you create? What would your readers like? What would they buy? You’re puzzled and don’t know how to proceed, right? And even if you do come up with a possible product, you’re still […]

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How to Proudly Design Book Covers for Free

Design book covers? It’s easier than you think! After you created amazing content, it’s time to market it. To promote and sell digital content, you need to design book covers that readers will find irresistible. But with Adobe Photoshop licenses priced at $120/year and up, you may not have the financial resources to create beautiful […]

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10 Powerful Secrets Of Bestselling Authors

Want to know how to write a book that will become a bestseller? We must first ask: why does a novel become a bestseller? If you said ‘great writing,’ you’d be wrong. Just check the quality of the latest bestsellers. If you replied ‘great marketing,’ you’re right—but not the way you think. It’s easy for […]

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Write Better: How An Editor (Or Coach) Can Help You

The editor’s job is simple. Sort wheat from chaff. Point out chaff. Encourage more wheat. -Anonymous How do you feel when you send your writing project to an editor? It might make your stomach hurt. You may feel unspeakable dread, even nausea. These are common reactions. Seeing the actual edits—red lines slashing without mercy through your words—can jolt […]

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Did You Miss These Popular Posts on Writing?

If you want to be inspired, challenged and entertained, read these four popular posts on writing which were published this month on WritetoDone. Just click on the headlines to read the post. How to Bond With Your Readers: The Glory and Pain of Writing This post by John Yeoman got a very strong response from our […]

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7 Tools for Creating Superb Bestselling Book Titles

Bestselling book titles don’t arise out of thin air. Sure, you can jot down ideas or create a book title that simply states what your book is about. But there is so much more you can do to take your title to the next level. Coming up with an epic book title can be frustrating. […]

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10 Outstanding Grammar Tips for Writers: Take the Quiz

Grammar mistakes are embarrassing, don’t you agree? To save you embarrassment,  WritetoDone  collaborated with Grammarly and Daily Writing Tips to compile a list of 30 outstanding grammar tips for writers. Use these handy tips to improve your writing so your work will be clearer, accurate, and more professional. In the quiz below, you’ll find 10 grammar tips […]

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