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Can You Change the World with Your Writing?

Years ago, an artist-friend told me that she loves to share her art. She said even if just one person who sees it, feels it speaks to them, and gets him/her through a bad time in life, it is worth … Continue reading

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Make a Name for Yourself: Be a Columnist

If you are in a professional field, being a columnist for a publication will offer immense benefits for you. Each professional field is flooded today, as we become more and more of an over-credentialed society. Those who stand out in … Continue reading

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Authors: Book Covers Are Vital to Your Book’s Success

If you read the comments after my post, “Writing a Book? Your Title Is Key,” you noticed that William Sheehan, one of my followers, asked me to address the topic of book covers. The Wall Street Journal once published, “You … Continue reading

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Feature Writers and Columnists: Make Your Writing Shine

As feature writers and columnists, keep these tips uppermost in your mind. 1) If you don’t know what to write about, look around you, go out and do something, and observe. Drive past something–a business or an organization, and write … Continue reading

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Prolific Poet Combines His Art with a Cooking Column

Curtis Dunlap, an information systems administrator at a community college in North Carolina, frequently writes when he’s not on the job. He’s not only a prolific poet, but he writes a cooking column and combines it with his poems that … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Feature Article?

Feature articles are called feature “stories.” However, they are not fictional. This is just like a news article that is called a news story. Story is synonymous with article in journalism language. I interpret the word story in journalism as … Continue reading

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Feature Writers: Keep in Mind These Key Points

Feature writing, like everything, takes practice. The more you write, the better you get at it, and your style becomes more interesting and lively to the reader. Follow these basic points: 1) Be open, honest, and professional with those you … Continue reading

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