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Anymore or Any More by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: A common mistake authors make is confusing anymore and any more. Some stick religiously to one, while others seem to think they're interchangeable. This article outlines a simple rule to ensure you use the right one.
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Word count: 458
Read Count: 1143
[Report This] Published: October 28, 2010     Updated: October 28, 2010
Editors & Beta Readers: An Author's Guide by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: Editors and Beta Readers provide authors with valuable assistance, but all too often authors, and indeed those doing the jobs, don't fully understand what is expected of them. This article examines the role of these two groups.
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Word count: 2344
Read Count: 727
[Report This] Published: October 28, 2010     Updated: October 28, 2010
Establishing a Reader Base by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: One of the hardest tasks any author has to face once they publish their work is to establish a strong and stable reader base. This article explores the difficulties faced by readers and offers some creative solutions.
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Word count: 737
Read Count: 1075
[Report This] Published: October 28, 2010     Updated: October 28, 2010
Getting People Talking by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: After generating readership, convincing people to give you feedback about your latest story or poem is probably one of the greatest challenges faced by a publishing author. Get some help with this useful article.
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Word count: 2320
Read Count: 1037
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010
Haiku Writing by Marty       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: To some people, haiku are just "silly little poems", but to others they are a form of art and a challenging poetic style. This article will hopefully help you understand how to write a haiku.
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Word count: 1063
Read Count: 911
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010
Points of View by Bruin Fisher       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: Choosing and using an appropriate point of view for your story.
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Word count: 791
Read Count: 764
[Report This] Published: November 16, 2010     Updated: November 16, 2010
Self-Promotion by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: Marketing is a valuable tool for any author wanting to attract readers to their work. These days you need to be able to promote both your writing and yourself. This article looks at some of the best methods for self-promotion.
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Word count: 4424
Read Count: 956
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010
Sex...Writing Effective Erotica by Rob Hawes       Rated: C - Cautionable Content      
Summary: For many authors, sex scenes are a trial. Some are too uncomfortable to write them, some rush right in and produce clumsy results. This frank and sometimes graphic article discusses how to write erotica effectively.
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Word count: 6295
Read Count: 24
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010
Struggling With Word Limits by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: Writing a story within a fixed word limit is a struggle for many authors, but there are a few tips and tricks you can apply to help you out, and to cut words from your story when it's finished without completely savaging the piece.
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Word count: 2351
Read Count: 813
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010
The Epic Blunder by Julien       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: Readability is essential when it comes to writing. You can write the next bestselling novel, but if people can't read you work it's no damn good. This article explores what you need to do to ensure your article can actually be read.
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Word count: 1488
Read Count: 679
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010
You, Me & I by Rob Hawes       Rated: S - Safe Content      
Summary: The English language is filled with grammatical rules and tricks that can easily trip the unwitting author. One such rule relates to the use of "me" and "I" in a sentence. This article explains how you can make sure you get it right.
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Word count: 962
Read Count: 1760
[Report This] Published: October 29, 2010     Updated: October 29, 2010