The Negatives of Blogging

An article written by: Lee Sonogan “Blogging is hard because of the grind required to stay interesting and relevant.” – Sufia Tippu Blogging is hard and I am guilty of creating content that is not perfect. Saying that, I guess every blogger has issues managing their lives and blogging at the same time. With all…

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Starter’s guide for writing: Creating relevant characters

An article written by: Lee Sonogan   The key to creating better plots rests in a deeper understanding of character. — Kristen Lamb, quote from Great Characters–The Beating Heart of Great Fiction Creating characters can be applied to all kinds of writing. Characters are important to stories and creative writing. They become very relevent to what ever…

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Starter’s guide for writing: Development of concepts

An article written by: Lee Sonogan “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” – Calvin Coolidge An event constituting a new stage in a changing situation. Development in anything is to improve and add-on to a concept. Any project out there you would plan and…

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Starter’s guide for writing: Data collecting and research

An article written by: Lee Sonogan “Do research. Feed your talent. Research not only wins the war on cliche, it’s the key to victory over fear and it’s cousin, depression.” ― Robert McKee, Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting Data collecting is self-explanatory. Research can mean so much more. They are both…

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50 Common synonyms

A list written by: Lee Sonogan “A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the other one.” ― Baltasar Gracián One word is only one possibility when writing. Many singular words can have many other words with slightly different meanings. Useful while writing and improves your vocabulary. Using the same words over…

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Sharing and promoting your writing

A list written by: Lee Sonogan “Don’t think of your website as a self-promotion machine, think of it as a self-invention machine.” ― Austin Kleon, Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered I have touched on advertising and marketing before in past posts. Sharing and promoting is the same thing.…

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Ungroovygord’s first writing contest

A writing contest created by: Lee Sonogan Hello everyone! I have decided to create my first ever writing contest on my blog. The winners of this particular contest will get a free digital copy of my book and their writing submissions and content shared on my website. This is a chance to get your name…

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