Writing

  • Daily Post Challenge,  Writing

    3 Powerful Quotes By Stephen King To Make You Work Hard

    TweetSharePinShare We are all fascinated by quotes by famous and successful people such as Oprah Winfrey, Seth Godin, Steve Job and Stephen King. Let’s face it, we want to know what makes them tick. That’s the reason we read books like the ones mentioned here and here. I am fascinated by Stephen King and his takes on writing. Here are 3 of his famous quotes which will shock you into taking your writing more seriously. ” If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There is no way around these two things that I’m away of,…

  • Daily Post Challenge,  Writing

    3 Unforgettable Blog Posts to Inspire Your Writing

    TweetSharePinShare Look what I found in the web this week! I love post roundups. You know why? It gives me the opportunity to explore the web for evergreen contents that will inspire  my writing, as well the writings of  my readers. Since I started these roundups, I have visited quite a few blogs. It has been worth my time. ‘If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tool) to write.’- Stephen King. I totally agree. Finding time to read blogs will open your mind to many possibilities. You will learn why some blog posts are shared, liked or commented on in hundreds, across the…

  • Daily Post Challenge,  Writing

    4 Unbelievable Books To Read If You Want To Be A Good Writer

    TweetSharePinShareDo you want to be a good writer? If you have been reading this blog, you already know that I am a great advocate for reading and writing. I, therefore, do my best to bring to my readers’ attention books that will enhance their writing as well as enrich their lives. Some writers have the gift of writing. This means they have the natural ability to easily, confidently and seamlessly pull you into their writing and force you, through their use of the language, to go on a journey with them. Such writers, carve out a successful career for themselves in no time. Unfortunately, some of us need a bit…

  • Blogging Tips,  Writing

    4 Awesome Blog Posts To End The Year!

    TweetSharePinShareLook what I found in the web this week! 4 awesome blog posts! You should read them! Let’s dig in — 1.Best of 2017: Our Favorite Posts for Writers from the Last 12 Months, by Robert Van Tongeren over at Smart Blogger  In this post, Robert analysed some articles by different authors that they, over at Smart Blogger, have enjoyed in the last 12 months. My best article out of his pick is The Anatomy of the PERFECT Article Intro (And How to Reverse Engineer It) by Sarah Peterson. I love this article because Sarah carefully explains the impact of introductions and breaks it down to ‘ensure that the next…

  • Blogging Tips,  Writing

    One Sensational Blog Post That Will Change The Way You Write

    TweetSharePinShare Many writers are gifted in the art of writing. This means that they know how to relate to their readers by writing powerful articles with captivating headlines, sentences, paragraphs and phrases effortlessly. Some don’t. For the writers who don’t have this gift, they need to be more audacious and attentive to certain rules of writing to make their articles more powerful. One of the ways to do this is through the use of transition statements. What are transition statements? Ann Casano of Study.com explains that ‘they are words, phrases or sentences that connect one topic or idea to another in a paper or essay in a smooth, coherent way—‘…