Tag: Melinda Harmon

Guest Posting: Why Do You Have to Try It?
July 15, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature Melinda Harmon

When you are a new blogger, you make sure you write quality content for your own blog, in the hopes that your traffic will increase. Sometimes, that does not happen and can leave a blogger very despondent. What you might not know, is that some bloggers write for other blogs without getting a cent for
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How to Write on a Topic You Don’t Know
July 14, 2017 Writing Advice Melinda Harmon

Writing on a topic you know well is already no easy task, because even though you know the basics, you still are required to put it in words. Trying to write about something you know nothing about is for obvious reasons, much tougher. Unfortunately, we do not always have the opportunity to write on topics
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Positive vs Negative Characters: Who Will Rivet Your Readers More?
June 2, 2017 Writing Advice Melinda Harmon

When you write for real people, you need to make sure your story comes across as real. If your readers do not relate to your story or your characters, it becomes a fruitless exercise. Creating your characters might seem complicated, but humans are complicated so that is a good start. Write down every personality trait
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Make Your Imagination Work: Great Secrets of Word Building
May 20, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature Melinda Harmon

Having an impressive vocabulary is going to take you very far in life. We all know that one person who always throws in some big words where we try to figure out what exactly it means. Do not wait for those mind blowing moments before you start your own word building exercises. Learn new words
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Tips from Bestseller Novels on How to Overcome Writing Obstacles by Melinda Harmon
April 22, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature Stephanie Ayers

There are many individuals dreaming of becoming a writer and living a carefree life. A life where you can determine your own working hours and sipping coffee with your laptop open while writing a bestseller. The dream is amazing, but many writers soon find out that there is more to being a writer than the
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Writing Styles and Techniques You Should Try in 2017 by Melinda Harmon
April 1, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature Stephanie Ayers

Choosing a writing style is a very important task. If you want to communicate your message or story effectively, this is kind of a make or break area. There are many options to choose from, but first ask yourself, what you would like the reader to experience when reading your story. What tone would you
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The Top Editing Tools for Writers
March 18, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature Stephanie Ayers

Every writer knows the task of endless and disheartening task of editing. No matter if you are a website contributor or a novelist, editing is part of the job. After you let the creative juices flow and complete your first draft, you have to go back over your work, and many times end up deleting
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10 Online Writing Cool Tools You Cannot Miss in 2017
January 21, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature Stephanie Ayers

Every writer has a bag full of tools they use to make writing more effective. Some are used to check spelling and grammar, while others are used for inspirational reasons. We all can use a little bit of help to produce better work. For whatever reason, you can find so many great tools online to
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