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Magazine Museum Fascinates Lovers of the Printed Word

Robert Katzman loves the printed word. His Magazine Museum in Skokie, Illinois, a North Chicago suburb, is just one of four back issue magazine stores in the country. It carries more than 100,000 newspapers and magazines dating back to the … Continue reading

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You Can Land Regular Freelance Writing Assignments

In these trying economic times, general-interest and trade publications have cut back on their writing staffs. Further, corporations, organizations, schools, and hospitals have reduced their publication and public relations’ staffs. Greater opportunities have opened up for freelancers with feature and … Continue reading

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Discover The Rewards of Feature Writing

Feature writers have inquiring minds. They like to learn new things all the time. Read what avid freelance feature writers like to write about, and hopefully you’ll be inspired to write and publish features for newspapers and magazines. Recently, I … Continue reading

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Write an Effective Press Release

For much of my adult life, I’ve worked as a journalist and publicist. You can earn a good income as a publicist or you can volunteer as one for a non-profit organization to gain experience for a paying job. Writing … Continue reading

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Follow These Ten Tips for Clear Informational Writing

1) Identify your reader and write as if you were talking to that reader. 2) Be sure to use correct and common words to get your message across. Intellectual words often confuse, rather than impress people. 3) Don’t make ambiguous … Continue reading

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Be An Ambassador of The Written Word

You don’t need to be an experienced, published writer to be an ambassador of the written word. You can be one, even if you’re a beginning writer. Ambassadorship takes many forms. I write non-fiction and poetry. Since April is Poetry … Continue reading

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Seven Steps to Writing Successfully

Writers, you can focus on writing effectively and getting published by answering these seven questions: 1) How does your piece engage its audience to finish reading it? 2) How is your piece inspiring and thoughtful to the reader? 3) Is … Continue reading

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