Writing Tips from Amanda Patterson

More Than 100 Blog Headlines That Will Boost Shareability

We all struggle to come up with catchy headlines for our posts, press releases, and articles. We don't have to though. We can use online tools like: Impact Portent SEOPressor to generate headlines. After we've done this, we can analyse their effectiveness on CoSchedule's Headline…
Why Content Creation Matters Most In SEO

Why Content Creation Matters Most In SEO

Bloggers have to accept that content creation and search engine optimisation are made for each other. In fact, they need each other. What is SEO? Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the methodology of how to increase the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through…

19 Actionable Writing Tips – Infographic

Getting your business ideas across in a clear, succinct way is important. Getting the response you want from readers equally so. Instructional Solutions has created an infographic full of business writing tips to help you make readers act and react. Source: Instructional Solutions If you…

Margaret Atwood’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction 

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian author of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and non-fiction. She is best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman, The Robber Bride, and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Atwood’s work has been published in more than 40 languages and…

Everything You Need To Know About Blogging

This post showcases links to everything you need to know about blogging, including the basics, creating content, craft, headlines, technical tips, and marketing resources. Blogging is big business. It is the easiest way to reach your customers and followers on the internet. However, it's not easy…

Why You Need The Inverted Pyramid When You Write

The Inverted Pyramid is the style of writing that journalists use when they write. Reporters place the most important elements of the story at the beginning. They start with the conclusion of the story, followed by the most important supporting information, and end with the…
How To Think Like A Writer Every Day

17 Ways To Think Like A Writer Every Day

We learn how to plot, write dialogue, create characters, and pace a book, but we would become even better writers if we knew how to think like a writer in our everyday lives. How can we do this? Firstly, we need to stop looking at…
85 Hashtags Writers Need To Know

85 Hashtags Writers Need To Know

Hashtags are everywhere. If you write, or want to write for a living, you'll have to get used to using them. What Is A Hashtag? Hashtag – definition, from dictionary.com 'Noun: (on social media websites) a word or phrase preceded by a hash mark (#), used…
3 Things Your Characters Should Not Be Doing

3 Things Your Characters Should Not Be Doing

There are many things a character needs to do in a story, and many more that authors need to exclude. ‘Drama is life with the dull parts left out.’ ~Alfred Hitchcock We all have pet hates when we read. They can be big mistakes, such…
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