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21 Inspirational Quotations on the Writing Life

A new year has ticked around, and today, in cities and towns all around the world, millions of writers are clocking in. There’s not a punch clock at every workplace, but writers are clocking in nonetheless. They are returning to their desks, dusting off their keyboards, and yes, a few are even sharpening their pencils. They are ready to face another day...

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11 Writing Markets for Snow & Winter Sports

Many years ago, I discovered the amazing culture and lifestyle surrounding the snow and winter sports! I was working in my first full-time job, which took me to New Zealand’s popular winter resort towns of Queenstown and Wanaka for several months. The snow-related sporting culture revolves around action sports, camaraderie, majestic scenery, luxurious resorts, and entertainment. When stormy weather keeps these folks off...

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101 Blogs That Pay Writers for Posts

I have published a new list of writing markets at Worldwide Freelance, 101 Blogs & Websites That Pay Writers For Posts. This is a compilation of blogs and websites that pay writers for posts. They pay a wide range of fees, from as low as $10 or $20 per post right through to several that pay $500+ per post. If...

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7 Inspirational Lessons for Writers from Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark

Sometimes inspiration comes when you least expect it. Take, for example, my recent experience while listening to Bruce Springsteen. American singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen is one of the biggest-selling artists of all time. He even has a planet named after him. And when Springsteen was presented with a Kennedy Center award in 2009, Obama said: “I’m the President…but he’s the boss”. But what...

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Best Book Marketing Ideas #4 – Gretchen McNeil’s Ten

In the thriller Ten, published in 2012, ten teenagers are trapped on an island and murdered, one by one, by a serial killer. When she learned Barnes & Noble would not be stocking her novel, author Gretchen McNeil took matters into her own hands. Using the Internet as a marketing tool, she participated in a blog tour, chatted live on Twitter,...

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14 Publications that Publish Political Writing

The race for the White House is dominating news media around the world. It is a big political battle, unlike anything we’ve seen for quite a while. Are you excited by the upcoming election, or is your interest more of a morbid fascination? Maybe you can’t help but wonder if you’re witnessing the events leading up to a major train wreck. Whatever your political views, why...

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How to Recover Your Deleted Photos and Other Files

Have you ever deleted digital photos from your camera only to discover you cannot undelete them? It’s not only a problem with images. What if you accidentally delete an important manuscript or file from your hard drive one day? In today’s video, I show you how you can recover photos from your camera or hard drive… even after they seem...

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21 Parenting Publications That Pay Writers Up To $3,750

If you are interested in getting paid to write for parenting magazines and other online parenting publications then you’ll love this list of writing markets, courtesy of WorldwideFreelance.com. President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” Here is your chance to...