Just Write BlogCarnival (edition eight)


Carnival

I’ve found that there are people out there who give out great writing advice and tips. One of these publications is out every week and I’ve decided I’ll post about it and try to contribute. While I’m not in this edition, I’m aiming to be in next weeks. Watch for it on Friday!


Welcome to the January 18, 2008 edition of Just Write. We have some great links this week with very useful and fun information. My personal favorite is from Tip Diva, because it gives great advice for writing essays. I’ll be needing this list soon. *sigh* The link that I found most entertaining comes from romance author Sonja Foust. She uses humor to describe her writing style. ;) Please visit all the links and leave comments. Let them know you found them through this carnival.

Copyrighting/Freelance

Stephen Dean presents Deciphering Cosmopolitan Magazines posted at Stephen Dean’s Copywriting And Internet Advertising Blog – Copywriter.

Thursday Bram presents You’ll Only Do Better? posted at thursdaybram.com.

Jessse Hines presents Almost Everything in Life is Negotiable–Even for Freelance Writers. posted at Vigorous Writing.

Jessse Hines presents Do NOT Write for $3 an Article. Unless… posted at Vigorous Writing.

Rebecca Suzanne Dean presents How To Kick Writers? Block posted at Rebecca Dean.

Encouragement for Writers

Marcus Hochstadt presents How To Overcome Writer?s Block posted at Marcus Hochstadt, saying, “Think you cannot write? Wanna know how to overcome writer’s block? Here’s a test Marcus Hochstadt just recently did in order to write this very article here…”

Humor

Sonja Foust presents Top Ten Signs a Book Was Written by Sonja Foust posted at Sonja Foust.

The Writing Life

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Shower Demons posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Writing Mechanics

Jessse Hines presents A Tall Order: Stop Using Cliches in Writing–They Stick in My Craw posted at Vigorous Writing.

Steve Osborne presents The Well/Good Conundrum posted at TheWritersBag.com, saying, “Steve Osborne is a professional freelance writer and writing instructor with over 20 years experience. His blog teaches writing rules, strategies and techniques in a memorable, easy-to-understand way, spiced with a bit of humor.”

Writing Tips

Carol Bentley presents 4 easy steps to authorship. . . posted at Carol Bentley.

Tip Diva presents Top Ten Tips – Writing A Paper Or Essay posted at Tip Diva, saying, “Oh, paper writing – something most college (and some high school) students cannot avoid. For some students, writing papers or essays comes naturally. For others – well, not so much. But if you do have to write a paper, here are tips on making the process as smooth as possible.”

claire connolly presents How I Beat Writer’s Block | Bebo Author posted at Bebo Author.

Ward Tipton presents The Art of Articles | The Write Page posted at The Online Writing Resource Center, saying, “Are you using your article writing skills to their full potential?”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Just Write using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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