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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Writing

How Writers Can Use Fewer Words Without Compromising Descriptive Details

By |May 25th, 2015|

When my kids clean their rooms, I’ll often remind them of our rule, “When in doubt, throw it out.”

They don’t know it, but I retreive those doubtful items every once in a while, and slip them back in the drawer.

Bottom line is that when a room is free of clutter, it’s breathable, well organized, and […]

How are En Dashes Different from Hyphens? And What is a Tilde?

By |May 19th, 2015|

We talked about the em dash (—) in detail the other day, but there are so many other dashes out there that can’t be ignored. Rarely do we see a piece of writing without a dash of this or a dash of that, but it’s important—and more than that, it’s fun—to learn when and how […]

How to Use the Em Dash Correctly

By |May 11th, 2015|

Add spice to your writing with dashes. I love them, and therefore I’m probably guilty of using the em dash far more than I should. Let’s discuss what it is, and what it’s used for.

The em dash is labeled so because it’s approximately the width of the letter “m” (—). It can also be expressed […]

R-E-A-D – The Four Keys to Writing

By |April 27th, 2015|

Writing a book? Do you hope to one day? If so, you’ll need discipline, courage, focus, and attention to detail. I have created the R.E.A.D. acronym to help us remember all four of these keys. I hope they inspire you as they have me!

Reading · Editing · Audience · Discipline
Read – Read your article thoroughly before […]

6 Innovative Ways to Craft Awesome Titles

By |April 19th, 2015|

Whether you’re choosing a title for your book, for an article, or simply a blog title, you’ll want to ensure that your words stand out from the crowd.

Magazines have been using simple formulas when it comes to crafting their headlines, and they’ve been doing it for years. In the few seconds you’re standing in line at the market […]

Writing a Book? Use Fewer Words

By |March 25th, 2015|

There are various ways through which we can eliminate unnecessary words, and one of those ways is by using the active voice. Don’t worry, it doesn’t involve the treadmill or the elliptical, but it does involve mastering our skill as a writer.

What is it? Wikipedia defines it this way:
When the subject is the agent or […]