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  • If you’ve taken the matter of minutes necessary to download and install WordPress blog then it’s time you take a few more minutes to learn a few secrets to SEO success so you can get a little traffic to your blog. While search engines learn toward favoring WordPress sites to some degree there is a little work you’re going to have to put in to get their attention in the first place. Using a Google sitemap will get your site the attention from Google that you definitely want it to have. It’s easy to add to a WordPress blog and very much worth the effort. Your website has...
  • The final page of your book is one of the most important. It's your final opportunity to impart your wisdom, encourage your readers, and leave a lasting impression on them. If you've ever watched a gymnast perform, she will finish with a dramatic flourish that leaves a lasting impression. Great books finish in the same way.
  • I’m leaving tonight for ten days in Ontario, some of which will be spent in Toronto, and some of which will be in the wilds of Owen Sound, where most telecommunications are conducted from the tops of hills by banging on hollow logs with rocks, so I may or may not have posts coming. Check back, set your rss feeds to “listen”, and pray for Mojo. Roger Ebert signs with Grand Central for memoir Anne Rice’s house selling for $3.3 million—six foot deep “basement”, four coffin garage, and landscaped graveyard includes world’s only natural habitat for...
  • Feb 25 2009 Transcript: Obama’s Speech To Congress: Barack Obama reassures a worried America: Canada / Us Trade: Business Communication (Harvard Business Essentials): # ISBN-10: 159139113X # ISBN-13: 978-1591391135 Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. JH Freese): And a great reference site for anyone looking for old British books (pre 1923) – that are NOT available on Google books (copywrite…):
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Fast fact about writing

Creative writing is considered to be any writing, fiction, poetry, or non-fiction, that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, and technical forms of literature.