Wondering Thoughts Freelancers, Content Writers and Bloggers”Thank you, All!” 10.13.2017

It is a good practice to Gather Ideas from your audience. One thing I have learned for the entire year is to read and listen to your audience.One of the articles I wrote that spiked my statistics is when I wrote about Filipino Influencers, Bloggers and Freelancers Staying Power

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How Do Writers come up with Brilliant Ideas?Michael D.Turashoff

As a writer, I’m sure you have struggled with how to come up with a great idea for a story. You aren’t alone, it happens to all of us. Some writers will assume that since they aren’t coming up with a good idea they have writer’s block. This isn’t the case because writer’s block […] via…Read more How Do Writers come up with Brilliant Ideas?Michael D.Turashoff

How to Become a Better Writer

No one is born with a silver pen in their hand, being a great writer takes time, perseverance and an education from the good old school of hard knocks. I can guarantee that your first piece will not be a masterpiece, however, if you love to write and really want to tell your story, don’t give up. I can tell you this with authority because, as with most writers, I’m living proof of what I’m telling you.

We Filipinos are Mild Drinkers by Alejandro Roces-DIS CRIS

When the Americans recaptured the Philippines, they built an air base a few miles from our barrio. Yankee soldiers became a very common sight. I met a lot of GIs and made many friends. I could not pronounce their names. I could not tell them apart. All Americans looked alike to me. They all looked white. One afternoon I was plowing our rice field with our carabao named datu. I was barefooted and stripped to the waist. My pants that were made from abaca fibers and woven on homemade looms were rolled to

Alexis Chateau: Featured on NBC News

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On March 31, 2017 I woke up to amazing news.After a few days of exchanging emails with lifestyle journalist, Christina Heiser, I had finally been featured in an NBC News piece.

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EntitledHow to Use Instagram to Lose Weight and Get Healthier (Really!), itwas part of thefirst set of posts used to kick offNBC News Better.NBC News Better even launched a separate Instagram page to focus on health and fitness without the “disruption” of news.

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After thecongratulations, one of the first things people ask me isif I knew the journalist prior to working together, and how I convinced her to feature me.

The answer to the first question isno,and the answer to the second is media relations

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Why Writing is Hard?

Meg is the creator of Novelty Revisions, dedicated to helping writers put their ideas into words. She is a freelance writer and an eight-time NaNoWriMo winner with work published in Teen Ink, Success Story, Lifehack and USA TODAY College. Follow Meg on Twitter for tweets about writing, food and nerdy things.

Writing As a Way of Life

pablo (2)Interesting article. I have seen my mom and siblings write, so I decided to check it out. Thanks…

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Many people want to become authors these days, to be published and make a living writing fiction. And many of them work hard on their books. Yet only relatively few writers bloom into authors in the true sense of the word — dedication doesn’t guarantee success. I sometimes wonder what makes the difference between those who work hard and succeed and those who work hard and don’t.

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