Archive | October, 2007

Amazing Def Poetry Reading by Alicia Keys

30 October, 2007

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What a Freelance Writer Must Learn From Internet Sales Pitches and SEO

21 October, 2007

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Net the power elements of good sales copy and you may ratchet up your web writing. You’ve been pitched to, freelance writers. A million times all over the Internet and some of the marketing icepicks have lodged themselves in your email inbox, one way or another. But before you go dispensing with the “hard sells,” […]

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Hard Look at a Wiki

10 October, 2007

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While I was doing research I got to thinking…  I use the mainstream Wikipedia all the time usually to grab a quick background on a particular topic, often with a bit of reluctance and critical thinking. My point is that as commonplace an internet tool as Wikipedia has become we have devolved its importance. Our […]

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Building Powerful Language into Your Research Writing

8 October, 2007

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A simple trick I’ve found when conducting initial research for a specific topic is to include a running list of keywords and phrases somewhere visually distinctive in my outline. As I mine data I note industry- or subject specific words that offer impact or dynamism to the topic. For example, I was doing research on […]

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Don’t Let Your Writing Process Get Bogged Down on One Little Detail

5 October, 2007

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When you get ADD and go AWOL on a detail, how to easily pull your writing back on track. I sound like I get work done really quickly, but I’m offering this trick I use because I don’t move particularly swiftly in my writing all the time. I’m working on it. If you write like […]

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