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The following is a guest post about how to eliminate distractions is written by Wendy Dessler of OutreachMama. Check out her bio at the end of the article.

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By now you’ve heard about the plagiarism controversy involving the wife of Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention. But when is plagiarism really plagiarism?

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As part of the Yoast plugin I use on WordPress, I’m given my post’s readability score so that I can gauge how easy my …

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NaNoWriMo, the abbreviation for National Novel Writing Month, occurs every November. It completely slipped my mind that National Novel Writing Month, otherwise known as …

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A writer’s voice is the writer’s individual style of combining vocabulary, syntax, diction, punctuation, structure, angles, approach, and various other storytelling techniques to convey …

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I’m always amazed when I hear a group of bloggers respond to the very simple question, “How long does it take to write a …

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The much-talked about second novel from author Harper Lee, who gave us To Kill a Mockingbird 55 years ago isn’t actually her second novel: …

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Last week’s edition of the TXBloggers weekly Twitter chat focused on the second half of “20 Things Every Blog Must Have”, and this post …

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During Sunday’s #Blogchat, an interesting topic came up in the “open mic” discussion: where do you write your blog posts, in your blogging platform, on …

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When you gather a group of bloggers together and start talking about advice for others, sooner or later, the topic of word counts always comes up. And there’s always a handful of people who have exactly the right numbers for everyone. I don’t do word counts.

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Did the headline make you do a double take? Yes, the guy who tells bloggers that they should “give a damn” about writing is actually happy that some people don’t. But don’t let your grammar guard down too quickly.

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This Sunday’s Blogchat on Twitter focused on the subject of how many posts one should shoot for to build and maintain an audience. I …