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Just Write Blog Carnival: May 16, 2008 Edition

Welcome to the May 16, 2008 edition of Just Write. Thanks to everyone who submitted! As usual, we have some bright people sharing information about the world of writing. Please visit them and encourage them all to keep up the good work.

Book Reviews

Cindy King presents Book Review – Letting Go Of The Words – Writing Web Content That Works By Janice Redish posted at Cindy King, saying, “Letting Go Of The Words is a must read for anyone involved with a website or blog. This is not about the tools you need or anything technical. This book is about web content and information strategies. It’s about “planning, selecting, organizing, writing, illustrating, reviewing, and testing content”…that gives readers a successful and satisfying web experience.”

The Writing Life

Steve Osborne presents Writers: Don’t Be Seduced by Photography posted at TheWritersBag.com, saying, “Steve Osborne, author of “Writing Tips for the Real World,” is a professional freelance writer and writing instructor with over 20 years of experience.”

Writing Mechanics

Jim Murdoch presents You probably think this blog is about you (part three) posted at The Truth About Lies, saying, “Third of four articles on ‘thinly veiled autobiographies’”

Orna Ross presents Five Keys To Writing Excellence by Orna Ross posted at WRITING ADVICE & PUBLISHING ADVICE from Font, saying, “All good writing shares five common characteristics. Orna Ross takes us through them.”

Writing Projects/Prompts

Christina M. Rau presents Phone Calls And Conversations (Or Fifty Ways To Need A Lover) posted at The Unromancing Of Roma, saying, “Chapter 2 of The Unromancing of Roma–Marie gets a date!”

Aaron Crocco presents And Now Something New posted at Aaron Crocco: Copious Notes, saying, “I have announced on my blog that I will be writing an interactive book with help from my readers and post each chapter as I write it.”

Theresa L. Twogood presents Daily Prayer Journal posted at OLIN e-Book e-Publishing.

Writing Resources

Amy Munnell presents Windmills of My Mind…Memoir Markets posted at 3 Questions…and Answers.

Writing Tips

Steve Osborne presents Which Do You Love: Writing or Being a Writer? posted at TheWritersBag.com, saying, “Steve Osborne, author of “Writing Tips for the Real World,” is a professional freelance writer and writing instructor with over 20 years of experience.”

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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Just Write BlogCarnival for April 18

Welcome to the April 18, 2008 edition of just write.

Copyrighting/Freelance

Thursday Bram presents Re-thinking My Stance on International Projects posted at thursdaybram.com, saying, “Freelancers often have to make choices about which types of projects they’ll take on. Lately, I’ve been rethinking one of my project criteria.”

Amy Munnell presents Penny for Your Thoughts…Markets for Essays posted at 3 Questions…and Answers, saying, “A discussion of the many types of essays plus a list of markets for everything from op-ed to personal narratives to social commentary.”

Encouragement for Writers

Jim Murdoch presents Is there anybody out there? posted at The Truth About Lies, saying, “A blog about the pros and cons of setting and running a literary blog. Contains links to a number of literary blogs.”

Love Affair With Words

Amy Munnell presents Interview…with author/columnist Darrell Huckaby posted at 3 Questions…and Answers.

Jim Murdoch presents Thunder storms, blinding lights and soggy toast posted at The Truth About Lies, saying, “A discussion of writers’ epiphanies”

James DeLelys presents WORDS » Articles posted at WORDS, saying, “Prejudice…”

The Writing Life

P.L. Frederick presents Oh, The Places You’ll Go (At Building #19) posted at Small and Big.

Aaron Crocco presents A Supportive Environment posted at Aaron Crocco: Copious Notes, saying, “This entry talks about how working in a non-writing environment can hamper the drive to write.”

Writing Mechanics

Amy Munnell presents Workshops & Retreats…Alaska Writers Guild Speculative Fiction Conference posted at 3 Questions…and Answers.

Writing Tips

Amy Munnell presents All the World’s a Stage…Playwriting Markets posted at 3 Questions…and Answers, saying, “Want to Play….Markets for Playwrights”

Ben Hamilton presents That Block posted at Ben Talks….

Kathleen Gage presents Many authors miss a great opportunity for selling their books posted at Street Smarts Marketing & Promotions, saying, “Most authors are on the lookout for effective ways to gain visibility for their books and spark the interest of potential readers/buyers. One method that is gaining popularity is for the author to offer a chapter from their book to the reader at no cost. The most effective way to do this is with an instant download from the author’s blog or website.

Although a great way to gain exposure for a book, most authors will not realize much marketing success with this strategy for a couple of reasons.”

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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Just Write BlogCarnival (edition nine)

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Welcome to the January 25, 2008 edition of Just Write!

Steve Osborne presents E-Mail Etiquette posted at TheWritersBag.com, saying, “Steve Osborne, author of “Writing Tips for the Real World,” is a professional freelance writer and writing instructor with over 20 years of experience.”

Blogging/Journaling

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

Joshua Wagner presents Love and Fear posted at Total Possibility.

Copyrighting/Freelance

Thursday Bram presents Location Can Matter For Freelance Writers posted at thursdaybram.com.

GWN Lifestyle presents 6 Tips to Copywriting Success posted at GWN Lifestyle.

Encouragement for Writers

Nikita presents The Power, Challenge, and Talent to Write: And Developing it posted at Musings of a Mad Macedonian, saying, “I am just a regular guy with an interest in writing, and maybe doing something worth publishing someday. Part of my efforts on my blog involves encouraging people to write, in addition to hoping to get feedback on my own efforts.”

Nikita presents Prompting Yourself to Write 2: Writing is an act of Hope posted at Musings of a Mad Macedonian, saying, “Something I read in a book on writing that should give any writer food for thought.”

Aaron Crocco presents Lyrically Speaking posted at Aaron Crocco: Copious Notes, saying, “This post talks about music lyrics that can inspire.”

Humor

Brent Diggs presents Writing Prompts for the Not-So-Prompt posted at The Ominous Comma.

Writing Projects/Prompts

Nikita presents Prompting Yourself to Write 3: Describe Your Ideal Writing Space posted at Musings of a Mad Macedonian, saying, “One of a series of Writing Prompts found on my Blog. This one allows the writer to maybe indulge in a little wishful thinking, hee, hee. ;-D”

Writing Tips

Maria Fernandez presents It’s or its, how do I know which one is right? posted at A blog about the books you love, saying, “Do you ever hesitate whether to write “it’s” or “its”? Here are some tips that’ll help you get them right every time.”

Richard Lee presents How To Write Magnetic Headlines posted at Richard Lee.

Jessse Hines presents Want to Write Better? Read Some Road Signs posted at Vigorous Writing.

Jessse Hines presents Got Writer’s Block? Just Eat that Frog. posted at Vigorous Writing.

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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Just Write BlogCarnival (edition eight)

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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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