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Putting Your Sales Hunter’s Hat On

So, let’s have a frank discussion on sales. Not to force every writer into a stereotype (I’m certainly not stereotypical), but most writers I know are not social creatures. Now, they may socialize on Twitter or Facebook. But, I know few writers who are out there getting in front of strangers and trying to find…

What Are You Writing About? – Nonfiction

Give Your Writer Resources: Article Three You have an idea. You’ve researched information to plump out that idea, and now you feel you have a solid foundation on which to create a story. The next step is to decide how you want to showcase that story. In what form do you want your audience to…

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What’s in It for Them?

Recently, a friend of mine was up for a very prestigious job through a recruiter at a telecommunications company. He had all the right qualifications, a friendly demeanor, and was a shoe-in for the job. Everything was going well until the recruiter asked him about salary expectations. At this point my friend unfortunately shot himself…

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Going the Distance: Exploring the Extended Metaphor (Part 1 of 3)

Are poems parables? Can they expand by unraveling a single image? The answer on both counts is yes! But, wait! We’re getting ahead of ourselves. Before we can understand how the extended metaphor serves to thread the reader through its poem, we must first define metaphor, extended metaphor, tenor and vehicle in order to establish…

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