News roundup

"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say."
Anaïs Nin

Random picks

  • Content writers are people who provide text content for websites or other mediums. These people specialize in adapting their writing style to fit the demands of each website for which they write.
  • Becoming a freelance writer is not hard but being a successful writer can be a challenge as well as an ongoing learning process. There are good writers who write only for the pleasure, and there are average writers who are in it for the sole purpose of making money.
  • ????????? and Learn??What is The [Know-Like-Trust Factor] ? Here are some useful links to get to know more about How-To: Build & Manage Your Brand Identity with Social Media 21 Apr 2009 … How-To: Build & Manage Your Brand Identity with Social Media. Learn what is Social Brand: Social Brand Marketing For Web 2.0 Social Marketing: Why brands will be the biggest beneficiaries of social media and … Make goals. Track results. Think big. Start small. Go fast. How to Achieve the [Know, Like and Trust...
  • I know many authors say that a pint of blood has gone into a book, but few take this metaphor literally. I bring you Sachin Tendulkar who has mixed in a pint of blood: The coffee table book dedicated to Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar contains something special, a pint of his blood was mixed with paper pulp to create the signature page for the book dedicated to his career. The special page appears in 10 limited-edition copies, which cost $75,000 each and according to the WSJ, have already sold out. (via The Luxist). Blood is the ingredient we need to prop up prices, eh? Can you...
  • If we keep doing this to each other, there’s no way we’ll ever get ahead, man! Bigger indy’s arrival met with partisan resistence by existing indy in small town. The animosity seems to have stemmed from the fact that Books & Books moved in when there was already an independent bookstore, the Open Book, around the corner. And as some people saw it, there was no room for another one. Terry Lucas, a librarian and the owner of the Open Book, which she founded in 1999, said Books & Books is on a course to put her already struggling store out of business. The dueling...

Recommended sites

Most recent titles

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.