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Active vs. passive writing

Jeff Goins The Writer’s Manifesto inspired a blog post for me. Ever heard of passive voice vs. active voice in writing? Well, this is my adaptation of it, with passive writing vs. active writing.

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Posted in Intrigues, Life, Writing tips

Working through disappointments

There are definitely some days when being a writer is interesting, and others when it is absolutely fun. Then there are other days when it makes you rethink your whole life. Others, you are disappointed. You’re disappointed when you are

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New blog look, new ideas

So my goals I set for myself at the beginning of the year with my blog have already failed miserably. I was going to work out (like everyone else in the world); I kept that up for about a month,

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Blog Spotlight: The Write Practice

I enjoy following other writing blogs, learning writing techniques and connecting with other bloggers. (In fact, it’s an important thing to do, according to many marketing experts.) I thought that it would be good to highlight some of the ones

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Muse, where are you? Me against my writing.

It’s me against the computer. My eyes attempt a stare down of the screen, with the cursor mocking me with every blink. I type one halting sentence, and then stop. My mind is blank. I know where I want my

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The world didn’t end, so keep writing!

Happy end of the world! Oh wait … we’re still here… Oh, well, then, I guess I should finish wrapping my Christmas presents. One cool thing that I’m going to be posting on my computer background for the New Year

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Rules for writing anything

“The greater part of the world’s troubles are due to questions of grammar.” – Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays Ok, so I know grammar isn’t the most popular topic in the world. I don’t think it ever has been, in fact.

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