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    The Sentence Sleuth: Nix Those Nominalizations

    Our new grammar guru shows you how to avoid receiving the Naughtiest Writing Habit Award. Read more

    Hook Kids’ Attention With Your Writing

    Between the Internet, Nintendo and the TV remote how can “boring” books compete? If you’ve never asked yourself a similar question, you’ve probably never written anything for children. Marcia T. Jones and Debbie Dadey explain what it takes to grab a kid’s attention and hold onto it from the beginning to “the end.” Read more

    Dying to Win

    J.K. Mason’s short story about life, death and e-mail takes this year’s top prize. Read more

    Eleven Tips for Priming Your Creativity

    Here are several ways to fuel creative infernos. Read more

    Try Adding Art!

    Combine visual details with your words and add even more appeal to your favorite journal. Read more

    5 Secrets to Fending Off Rejection Slips

    Nonfiction columnist David Fryxell, outlines the five secrets to writing query letters that can help fend off rejection slips. Read more

    Interview With An Author: Moving From Scripts to Novels

    James Manos Jr. shares his experiences with the ups and downs of writing his first novel, Little Ellie Claus (Pocket Books; $15.95). Manos, who won a 1999 Emmy Award for writing for a dramatic series for the “College” episode of The Sopranos, also discusses the differences between writing a novel and penning a screenplay. Read more

    Everyday Life During the Civil War

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    First Success: Jim Brown’s 24/7

    “Hopefully, the interest in reality television will cause people to pick up the book, and hopefully it will be the story that keeps them reading and coming back for more.” Read more

    Bounce Back

    Bounce Back Read more

    Seven Tips for Formatting Your Article Manuscript

    Seven Tips for Formatting Your Article Manuscript Read more

    10 Easy Pieces For Your Publicity Arsenal

    Award-winning authors Tom and Marilyn Ross share their twenty years of industry knowledge in Jump Start Your Books Sales Read more

    Writers of Song Lyrics: Find Your Collaborator

    The music industry is always looking for the next hit song ? the complete hit song. This means lyrics plus music. If you write the words and you want to break into this market, first you need to find your second half ? someone to create the melody. Read more

    Greeting Card Markets

    Greeting Card Markets Read more

    Hip-Hop Lit Is Hot

    Once limited to street-corner sales, hip-hop lit now can be found in major bookstores—and mainstream publishers are taking note. Read more

    What is a Blog?

    Q: While I’ve read several sites referred to as “blogs,” I’m not really sure what a blog is. What is a blog? —Christopher B. A: From writers at award-winning newspapers, to magazine … Read more

    What Christine Byl can’t not do

    Is writing something you can’t NOT do? If so, you’re on the right track, as the case of writer Christine Byl Read more

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