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10 Great Female Writers Who Kick Ass

Reading Time: 3 minutes  How to be a Writer doesn’t need a special day to celebrate all the great female writers out there who have changed our world for the better. Check them out below. This list is not in any particular order because these artists are all

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How to Grab Readers’ Attention in The 21st Century

Reading Time: 3 minutes  At How to be a Writer we are committed to helping writers take off in the 21st century. This is not as easy as it sounds. The rules of yesteryear are becoming seemingly obsolete and we need to stay on top of the rapidly changing

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Word of the Day – Foibles

Reading Time: 1 minute  Today’s word of the day is one of my favourite words out there, and I try to drop it into my literature as often as possible. In my opinion, it has gone out of fashion before its time. Enjoy! foibles n. :  Minor weaknesses or eccentricities

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Word of the Day – Vuja de

Reading Time: 1 minute  I am subscribed to a service on Facebook called ‘Shine Text.’ Basically, they send you a message every day with a quote or an inspirational piece of life advice. How to be a Writer is in no way affiliated with them but it’s a

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Word of the Day – Bush League

Reading Time: 1 minute  OK, so when I decided to start a Word of the Day section I knew I had to begin on the right note. I had to set the tone and all that. (Before I begin I would like to say that I get many

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How to Learn a Language Through Immersion

Reading Time: 3 minutes  In my many years living abroad, I have learned a lot. One of the most valuable tools I have is my own method of how to learn a language. Of course people learn in many different ways but I will tell you how I