Books | Books

The Ghost Drinking My Gin Wasn’t the Worst of My Problems | LynneCurryAuthor.com

The ghost drinking my gin wasn't the worst of my problems. Did the crafty, smart-aleck ghost murder her husband? Was she set up?

Books | Books

The Real-life Writing Journey with Lynne Curry: April 2024

Business & Finance | Career Advice

How to Make 1 Million Dollars a Year as a Writer

This intriguing revelation not only underscores the enduring allure of the written word but also signals a significant shift in the way individuals perceive and pursue their professional aspirations…

Books | Books

I Never | LynneCurryAuthor.com

I’ve never harmed a living creature. I’ve never tied thread to a butterfly’s wings or pulled a daddy longlegs’ center from his wriggling legs. Thirty years ago, Ma gave birth to me on a rotting cloth cot strung up in a leaking tar paper shack in t

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Finally! It’s Launching. | Workplace Coach Blog

Finally, it's launching, a debut novel full of romance, Alaskan scenery, and suspense--a woman's journey with a surprise ending.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Real-life Writing | Workplace Coach Blog

Real-life writing: a new site promising inspiration and stories not found elsewhere; I hope you'll join the journey

Books | Books

Would LOVE to know what you think: I’ve taken a risk | Workplace Coach Blog

Real-life writing...would love to know what you think of this blog, with mountains, dogs, and writing from the cabin

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How to learn touch typing and use the home row - The Verge

It’s never too late to learn touch typing so you never have to awkwardly hunt and peck your way around a keyboard. With some practice using these accessible tools and games, you can learn to type faster without looking at the keys.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The "secret" to Quentin Tarantino's dialogue

Quentin Tarantino's scripts are the stuff of legend. Dialogue is famously hard to get right, but Tarantino's pulses with a certain purity. This is his secret.

Books | Books

Please vote: Which 1 sentence would most make you want to pick up my debut novel? | Workplace Coach Blog

Novel: Which 1 sentence would most make you want to pick up my debut novel?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Writing & Don’t Swap Your Backbone for a Wishbone | Workplace Coach Blog

writing and courage, taking a risk, traveling outside your comfort zone

Books | Books

SNEEK PREVIEW: My Favorite Short Story | Workplace Coach Blog

Your Sneek Preview: My Favorite Short Story

Books | Books

Debut Novel Almost Ready…Your Gut Reaction Please:) | Workplace Coach Blog

Debut novel almost ready--your gut reaction to these two pitch lines please

Books | Books

Two Free Months of After Dinner Conversation: an ethics & philosophy magazine | Workplace Coach Blog

Two free months of After Dinner Conversation; a magazine that publishes stories, like mine, that have an ethics or unique philosophical message

Books | Books

Would Love Your Thoughts on My Debut Novel’s Synopsis | Workplace Coach Blog

debut novel: what are your thoughts about this synopsis? does it grab you?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Just for Fun | Workplace Coach Blog

Just for fun, a poem with humor; when do you figure it out?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Meet My Personal Trainers - Workplace Coach Blog

From my blog to you--here's what's happening.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

COVID Knocks...Don't Let It In the Door - Workplace Coach Blog

COVID Knocks, a short story in 101 words; don't let it in the door!

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Why Entrepreneurs Need Writing Skills (and How to Improve Yours)

All business owners should also be good, diverse writers to better engage their audience and set themselves apart from the pack.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

COVID quarantines us, but doesn't stop us - Workplace Coach Blog

COVID quarantines us but doesn't stop us.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Making the Best of Winter Despite COVID: because of you, we overcome the despites; thank you - Workplace Coach Blog

We got this despite the challenges, the is much that's good, though it takes effort and help

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Written for You - Workplace Coach Blog

I was interviewed this morning by Jerry Jenkins of Left Behind fame for a podcast to his 2000 students. He …

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

New Jersey Is the Latest State to Push for Cursive in the Classroom

The anchor-esque Fs, loopy Js, and the rest of the cursive alphabet are staging a comeback in New Jersey.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Use this 3-step copywriting formula to overcome writer’s block

This simple but effective approach will unclog your synapses and get the ideas flowing again. Ever struggle to start writing your copy? I did. I struggled with starting a lot, especially at the beginning of my career. Back then, starting was difficult b

Business & Finance | Blogging

How To Start A Blog And Actually Keep It Up

Want to start a blog but aren't quite sure how? Here are our top tips on how to set one up and actually keep it up.

Books | Books

No, you probably don’t have a book in you | The Outline

A literary agent on why your good story isn’t likely to be a bestseller.

News | News

Personal Statement Feedback | Professional Essay Reviews

➤ In need of a professional personal statement feedback? ★ Here are the best personal statement review services from essay editors w/ 5+ years of experience! ☑

Business & Finance | Blogging

Are you good with words? Why not make a living by blogging?

Are you good with words? Why not make a living by blogging? - Top bloggers from all around the world blog about everything under the sun. From fashion and food to technology and lifestyle, there is no limit to what you can blog about and how much you can

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done in 2 Minutes or Less | Thrive Global

This '2-minute rule' can help show you how to stop procrastinating and get things done in less than two minutes today. Break free of procrastination.

Business & Finance | Freelance writing, social media, PR

Writers gotta write

Cyberspace is filled with lots of content, which can be a good thing because it’s a great way to communicate ideas and news. Unfortunately, there’s lots of misinformation swirling around and someti…

Business & Finance | Blogging

4 Reasons Why Blogging Isn’t Dead

I go to a lot of business events around the city. Sometimes I’m there as and attendee and other times I’ve been invited to speak. Either way, without fail, there is always someone there who asks…

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Learn how to start a career as a copywriter for less than $25

Have you ever wondered if your writing hobby could actually become a career? Learn what it takes to be a copywriter, land clients, and build your portfolio.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

BBC - Future - The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?

Books | Books

Professional romance novelists can write 3,000 words a day. Here’s how they do it

Writing is not a sexy business. It's not a rare butterfly that floats down and gently kisses you on the nose with a brilliant idea that conjures a hurricane of cash. It's frustrating, and it's lonely, and for most people, it doesn't pay. But one genre con

Business & Finance | Blogging

The Only Copywriting Formula You'll Ever Need

Fear is the most “primal” human motivator. Here's a three-step copywriting formula to leverage it in your content along with 13 questions to guide you.

Business & Finance | Blogging

How to Write a 2000-Word Article in 2 Hours

Just imagine being able to write a 2000-word article in 2 hours.

You could create more content, drive high-quality traffic from search engines, and generate more leads.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

UX in Copywriting: Copy from an Experiential Point of View

Good copywriting is about creating an experience with the letters in the alphabet & the space on a page. We take a look at copy from a UX point of view.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.

Business & Finance | Blogging

7 Ways To Quickly Improve Your Writing Skills For Your Blog - Forbes

Well-written content will help you to stand out among the thousands of low quality blogs, companies, and articles that people stumble upon online.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

So how much do freelance writers actually make?

Everything you ever wanted to know (and some you didn't) about what freelance writers make.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly

When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next great American novel. But writing is so much more.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Take Your Blogging To The Next Level

Here are a number of articles I've published which you can spend some time reviewing and learn several key techniques and aspects of blogging that will help you.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Become More Creative with Your Copywriting!

Great copywriting is essential to the success of any business. When it comes to marketing for startups, many things must be done correctly if the ultimate goal of creating conversions is going to be met.

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Art of Persuasion: How to Craft Words That Sell : Social Media Examiner

Social Media Marketing Podcast 192. In this episode Ray Edwards will explore how to craft written and spoken words that sell.

Business & Finance | Blogging

17 Lies Expert Bloggers Love To Tell You When You Start Blogging

Learn how to be wise when you want to succeed in blogging by knowing the top 17 lies expert bloggers love to tell you when you start blogging. Read more.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

When your email subscribers open their inbox, it's like they enter a candy store. Dozens, even hundreds of treats are staring at them from the shelves. Your subject line is the candy wrap for your bon-bon; you've got to make sure it stands out, because the competition in this inbox candy store is fierce. How can you make sure your subscribers open your emails?

Books | Writing

Amazon Is Completely Changing Self-Publishing… Possibly How We Write Too!

This new payout system could completely change the literary landscape.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

What Exercises Can I Do to Become a Better Writer? - Freelancer FAQs

Have you looked back at an article or blog you wrote as a freelance writer and cringed? I know I have, and I still do. Sometimes the issue is punctuation then I realize my flow is off or the wording is awkward. Writing can be a difficult skill to master.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

Blogging Is the New Black (5 Reasons to Blog + 5 Steps to Begin)

I'm a blogger. It's part of my identity, as much as being a mom, wife and friend are parts of my existence. It's part of my past, and hopefully will continue to be a part of my future.

Business & Finance | Marketing

125 Quick Tips to Sharpen Your Copywriting Skills

Learn how to sharpen your copywriting skills with the extensive list of writitng tips from many of the best copywriters in marketing.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Become a Better Copywriter: 21 Tips from the Experts

Want to improve as a copywriter? Check out these tips from 21 copywriting experts.

Science & Technology | Technology

Write Like Hemingway: The App | Social Media Today

A lot of writers wish they would write more like Hemingway. And now there is an app for that.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How to Write a 2000-Word Article in 2 Hours

You could create more content, drive high-quality traffic from search engines, and generate more leads.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

14 Ways To Make Your Blog Get Real Attention - In Photos: How To Make Your Blog Get Real Attention - Forbes

Free, user-friendly blogging software has turned the Web into a virtual soapbox. But for everyone from lone individuals to small business owners to chief executives, writing a successful blog is about getting the word out there

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How to write compelling copy for the Web | Webdesigner Depot

Have you ever heard the saying “web design is 95% typography”? If you have, it’s with good reason: it’s 100% true, the majority of what you’ll encounter on the

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Whom or who? | Dictionary.com Blog

Over the last 200 years, the pronoun whom has been on a steady decline. Despite its waning use in speech and ongoing speculation about its imminent extinction,

Miscellaneous | Writing

What Do We Want from Writing? Money? A Career? Recognition?

It’s time to rethink everything. Everything. What it means to write and what it means to write for a public — and which public. What do I want from this writing? Money? A career? Recognition? A pla...

Business & Finance | Business

7 Online Tools that Improve Your Business Writing

Business writing is different from other types of writing since it is more professional and will require business knowledge.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The top 10 words invented by writers | Books | The Guardian

‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, Paul Dickson selects his favourites

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

U. of C. Student Wins Amtrak Writing Residency, Will Spend Year on Train

Korey Garibaldi, one of 24 winners out of 16,000 applicants, will work on his book, "Different Trains."

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How to Avoid 7 of the Most Humiliating Proofreading Mishaps

While minor grammar mishaps won't get you into too much trouble, other proofreading errors can be both humiliating and costly.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

4 Semi-Delusional Things I Told Myself To Get My Novel Done

4 tips to help you finish writing your novel courtesy of Mira Jacob.

Hello, person working on your novel for God-knows-how-long! I see you there, eating your tuna sandwich over your keyboard at work, your face aglow with the Facebook triumphs of others. Today sucks, you say? I hear you.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

How to write a bestseller and not see a penny

Carmen Aguirre was called a ‘terrorist’ by a Canada Reads panelist, but that didn’t stop it from winning the competition in 2012

Books | Writing

How to Revise A Novel | Holly Lisle: Official Author Homepage

Holly Lisle: Official Author Homepage - read with hunger, write with joy, live with passion