How to use writing rituals and routines to be a more productive and successful blogger Let´s face it: blogging is hard work, and finding the motivation to blog consistently can be hard to come by, but without consistency, no blogger succeeds. Think about it! One thing that all successful bloggers have in common is consistency, and for many of them, writing rituals and routines are what keep them motivated and on track with their blogging. The great news is anyone - even people with very limited time to blog - can publish blog content consistently. The key isn´t great writing skills, fancy degrees, or buckets of free time. The key is developing a custom-designed blogging routine that works for you. In the Blogger´s Quick Guide to Writing Rituals and Routines, you´ll discover a step-by-step plan to creating your personal blogging routine, which will result in: Getting rid of mental clutter and freeing your mind to write Beating writer´s block Reducing blog-related anxiety Scheduling writing time without being a slave to your calendar Meeting your word count goals even when you have days with zero time to write Growing your blog content in as little as 15 minutes a day Getting more blogging done by getting away from it all Nurturing your blogging soul And so much more! Learning the secrets of blogging rituals and routines won´t take you all day. When I polled my readers, I learned that people want content delivered in bite-size pieces that can be quickly consumed. This inspired me to create my Blogger´s Quick Guide Series. The books in this series are 10,000 words or less and can be listened to in about an hour. Writing prompts are included for those who want to spend more time reflecting on the content of each chapter. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rebecca Livermore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/085480/bk_acx0_085480_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There is an art to writing an article that prompts the reader to make a decision to do something. That´s the narrow focus of the book that you are listening to right now. You will learn how to create an article that gets a reader interested, entices them, informs them, and causes them to make a decision by the time they are finished. The book you are listening to now describes the method I use to create blog articles specifically intended to work a person from the time they click the link until they push the buy or subscribe button at the bottom of the page. You will learn: How to create a title which hooks your reader into your article What to put ´´above the fold´´ Adding emotional triggers Connecting with your readers What else to put in your article Getting them to press ´´Buy´´ How important are images? What about video? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tony Armagno. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/057332/bk_acx0_057332_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Intelligent, upbeat, and sex-positive, the pieces in Best Sex Writing 2009 offer an in-depth look at sex the way it actually happens in America today. Gubernatorial sex scandals, rape fantasies, ´´Dear John´´ letters, teen sexuality, purity balls, the pregnant man, the science of screwing, bathroom sex, and other topics are scrutinized by noted columnists, bloggers, and authors in pieces that are funny, informative, challenging, sexy, and serious. Edited by sex commentator and erotic author Rachel Kramer Bussel and guest judge MSNBC sex columnist Brian Alexander, this collection goes behind the headlines for a very different kind of sex ed. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennette Selig. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/003620/bk_acx0_003620_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this hour, Mario Vargas Llosa is one of the godfathers of Latin American fiction. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2010. He also once ran for president of his native country, Peru. Politics and literature are the driving forces in his life. And, they often come together. For instance, one of his most recent novels is The Feast of the Goat - the story of Rafael Trujillo, the infamous dictator of the Dominican Republic. Vargas Llosa tells Steve Paulson why he found the subject so compelling and what became of his own political ambitions. Then, the politician and the playwright Vaclav Havel was known first as the romantic poet in blue jeans, the dissident Czech playwright who was thrown in jail for his anti-communist plays, and who emerged to inspire the so-called Velvet Revolution that overthrew the Soviet Union. Havel was elected President of the Czech Republic and served from 1993 to 2003. Near the end of his time in office, Steve Paulson spoke with him about the role of writers and artists in a democracy. Next, some of the largest demonstrations in American history took place just a few blocks from our studios, in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. Republican Governor Scott Walker had proposed cutting pensions and benefits for thousands of public employees. For days, hundreds of thousands of peaceful protestors occupied the State Capitol. They ate there. The slept there. And they wrote there. Among them was sleep-in activist and blogger, Christie Taylor. After that, V.S. Naipaul won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001. A Trinidadian-British citizen, he’s known for his novels focusing on the legacy of the British Empire’s colonialism. Among them, the modern classic called A Bend in the River. Steve Paulson talks with him.Following that, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian novelist whose book Half of a Yellow Sun is set during the period of civil violence surrounding the creation of Biafra. She tel... 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/120824/rt_tbon_120824_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This first volume of Best Sex Writing of the Year features a number of significant bloggers and some of the most important stories of the past two years. Alexandria Goddard is the blogger who made the important connections in the historic Steubenville Rape Case; Epiphora is the most renowned and saucy sex toy reviewer who has legions of dedicated followers; Lux Alptraum has recently sold the wildly successful Fleshbot and taken an editorial position at Nerve. These contributors (and many others) know the words that sell online, and their presence in this collection will carry tremendous weight with listeners. At the same time, this anthology features topics that have not received as much attention in previous editions. Jiz Lee raises exasperated hands to the ongoing ban of fisting in porn. Internationally acclaimed musician Ember Swift recounts her sexual appetites while she was pregnant. David Henry Sterry remembers his experience as a sex worker providing service to an 82-year-old woman. People - including those beyond the sex community - are learning to consider sex from many different angles, and this collection covers a great number of them. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Violet Dixon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/077464/bk_acx0_077464_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ryan Biddulph shares tips for writing successful ebooks quickly in this value-laden, fast listen. He published 84 ebooks in 10 months during a prolific stretch and wants to share his practical tips with you to boost your passive income. Ryan explains how he´s written and published multiple best sellers at a breakneck pace. Learn which distinct writing styles can fill up an ebook fast. Get tips for getting clear on your writing intent to increase your prolific nature. Uncover the great secret to writing books in a timely fashion. Discover the ultimate secret to blasting through writing mental blocks. Ryan Biddulph is an Amazon best-selling author, a blogger, and a world traveler. His Blogging from Paradise books have been endorsed by New York Times best-selling author Chris Brogan, Tom Joyner Show producer and O Network ambassador Nikki Woods, and Million Dollar Business Builders Yaro Starak and Ande Lyons. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joshua Hernandez. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/043662/bk_acx0_043662_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´Writing is a craft you can learn,” says Roy Peter Clark. ´´You need tools, not rules.” In this essential guide, Clark distills decades of experience into fifty tools that writers of all kinds can use every day. You may be crafting a newspaper story or an admissions essay for college. You may be writing a technical report or drafting your first novel. You may be a student or a teacher, a poet or a critic, a columnist or a blogger. You may be preparing a PowerPoint presentation or penning a love letter. Whatever your task, you can become a more fluent and effective writer - a writer with a purpose, a plan, and a workbench full of tools. For example: Tool 7: Fear not the long sentence. Take the reader on a journey of language and meaning. Tool 28: Put odd and interesting things next to each other. Help the reader learn from contrast. Tool 34: Write from different cinematic angles. Turn your notebook into a camera. Tool 41: Turn procrastination into rehearsal. Plan and write it first in your head. Clark works from the belief that every writer can grow - and should. Writing Tools shows the way. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roy Peter Clark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/000623/bk_gdan_000623_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Publishing your own book has never been a walk in the park, but it has been easier by the availability of services, platforms and tools. With so many options for self-publishers to choose from, authors should be sure to position themselves in such a way to reach a maximum audience. Book Includes: - Introduction - How to Self-Publish - Guest blogging to Promote Your Book - A Guide to Amazon Book Reviews - How Indie Authors Can Create Super fans - How to Market Your Book - Tips to Creating Best-Selling Book Ideas - Email List - Book Landing Page - Write a Nonfiction Book - How Long Should Your Book Be? - Finding a Niche as a Self-Publisher - Marketing Video for your Book - Mistakes Self-Publishers make on Book Covers - Why Self-Published Books Don´t Sell - Hybrid Publishing - A Complete Guide to Ghostwriting - Evernote an Essential Tool for Writers - Book Publishers and Subscriptions - Find Listeners That Love Your Work - Kobo Writing Life - Choosing the Best Publishing Platform - Pronoun for Self-Publishing - Self- Publishing on Amazon - How Should You Price Your Book - Word Count for Your Self-Published Novel - Before You Self- Publish a Chapbook, Poetry Book, or Collection of Poems - Getting Book Bloggers to Review Your Book - Book Trailers - Ins And Outs of Copyright - Facing Critics - The Art of Keywords - It´s Time to Get a Literary Agent - How to Start a Book Publishing Company - Write a Compelling Author Bio - Give Your Book a Title That Sells - Apple´s iBook store - Conclusion 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kimberly Hughey. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/098556/bk_acx0_098556_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How to write copy that sells and working anywhere with your own freelance copywriting business! From this book, you will find how to: Write the best killer copy for the most profitable marketplaces, online and offline. How to choose your target market and why - do this right, and your chance to make it big will increase 1,000 percent How to structure your content headlines based on your target market Communication skills that will make you stand out How to write headlines that draw people in and get them moving down the rest of the page What copywriting is and what you need to know to do it effectively How to use call-to-action - most powerful words Structure and write compelling sales copy Learn, and take your skills to the next level in an easy-to-follow system! You will learn to write killer copy for the most profitable marketplaces Not only you will become an expert copywriter, but you will also learn how to use automation to market yourself Do you want to boost your sales, improve your service´s productivity, cut costs, save time, track your prospect clients, and grow your business at lightning speed? Then, check this out, you will be happy you did! This book is helpful to marketers, bloggers, entrepreneurs, and anyone with interests in copywriting and how to excel in this line of work. Users of the professional guidelines for copywriting can get excellent support to write a copy to sell products or services online for profit. This book covers: The basics of copywriting How to write effective copy The best qualities of a copywriter How to get started in copywriting How to build a powerful copywriting message that sells The power of words and their hidden secrets Correct copywriting for search engine optimization Secrets... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Russell Newton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/124961/bk_acx0_124961_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If you want to put your life story down in words, where do you start? Exactly what story are you hoping to tell? How are you going to fill hundreds of pages? How do you plan it out? Memoirist, blogger, and writing teacher Kim Brittingham shares her insight into getting started with your writing and crafting your memoir. Starting with the basic questions every writer should ask themselves, such as why do you want to write a memoir; what story do you want to tell; what form should your story take; who is the audience; and most importantly, why does anyone care? Kim shares her experience and her wisdom, reviewing key aspects of the writing process, including characterization, plotting, theme, focus, point of view, editing, and revising. And she adds extra information on the business of getting published and ways to get your story read. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Boyce. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbca/001211/bk_bbca_001211_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.