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Fiction Writing Contests: How to Win (Tips and More)

It’s probably going to come off sounding a bit condescending, but we wanted to take a minute to congratulate you. To us, there’s very little that’s more heartwarming than to see a younger person interested in writing. Now, we have no idea if you’re writing as a hobby or writing to ignore your math instructor. […]

Writing Contests for Teens: Enter, Win, Learn

When I was in high school, my sister and I used to play a little game. We’d write poems to each other in the style of William Carlos Williams. The poems proved most useful in injecting some love into a crap situation. For example: This Is Just to Say By Shana Thompson I have taken your shoes […]

Word versus Google Docs: Offline vs Online Word Processing

Word processing has come a long way. Before word processing software and computers came word processor machines. Before that electric typewriters and even manual typewriters. Manual typewriters are mostly found in museums now, but they may be hiding in your attic or the bottom of a dusty closet. If the thought of typing on a […]

Word vs Scrivener: Reviews and Comparisons

The first thing to know when comparing software programs like Word vs Scrivener is that it’s important to make sure you know what kind of tasks the software program will complete, as well as what you want to use it for. When comparing writing software, make sure you aren’t comparing apples to oranges. All software […]

What is a Ghostwriter?: How to Ghostwrite

Just like every patient needs healing, every story needs a writer. But just because you need medical treatment, doesn’t mean you can be a good doctor. The same is true for the written word. There will always be people with a story to tell, wisdom to impart, a special skill to share, or product to […]