"Life, my dear Watson, is infinitely stranger than fiction; stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. We could not conceive of the things that are merely commonplace to existence. If we could hover over this great city, remove the roofs, and peep in at the things going on, it would make all fiction, with its conventionalities and foreseen conclusions, flat, stale and unprofitable."
Arthur Conan Doyle.
You'll find that most stories originate from roots that seem quite unbelievable in today’s world. History is full of characters that would belong more in a horror story than life's rich tapestry. These stories have been passed down from generation to generation, and may seem incredible, but nevertheless they are all true and some stories are more well-known than others, and some you may never have heard of.
You may already be familiar with Vlad the Impaler or H.H. Holmes because of their connections to movies and TV shows, so if you think they’re strange delve into the pages of Strange Stories, and Tales from Hollywood and see how life can be stranger than fiction.
Do you know how easy it is to read someone's body language? Or what amazing health benefits vinegar has?
These are just some of the questions answered in Everything You Need to Know About Health, Beauty, Fashion, Travel, Money and Living in a Chaotic World.
Learn how to create a healthier life with tips on fitness and eating. Discover some of the problems you're clothes could be causing, and understand how to take control of your finances.
Find these and many other questions answered in this readable guide.
Ghostwriting is a highly profitable business. In How to be a Successful Ghostwriter, Helen Bolam gives you a straight forward guide through the steps needed to become a profitable ghostwriter.
This guide will show you:
- How to find ghostwriting clients
- Where to find ghostwriting clients
- How to communicate with your ghostwriting clients
- How to manage your anonymity as a ghostwriter
- Grow your ghostwriting business
and much much more.
This book is for beginners and professionals alike, and will have what you need to start up your own ghostwriting business.
Yes that's right the internet has opened the door to thousands of writer's to make real money from their writing.
This is all thanks to the emergence of ebooks and indie publishing by which you can generate a handsome income. With a publishing industry crying out for new authors to keep flourishing.
In Just Write: A Practical No Nonsense Guide to Making a Living as a Writer you'll discover the formula to making a living as a writer, and how to expand your income stream to earn more through your writing.
Learn how you can turn your hesitation and doubt into productivity, and live a happier writing life.
This book is full of plain-speaking, encouraging, and hard-won advice that will help you get your writing done.
Copywriting is all about influencing people and changing the way they think.
all of the essential steps to copywriting from understanding the product, readers, and benefits, to closing the sale in this clear and effective guide.
For any would-be writers the internet has given writers a new kind of freedom to do what they love. These days anyone with a computer can access the internet and turn their knowledge, thoughts and passion into reality without any barriers. Teenagers and even moms have become rich blogging their own interests and passions. Author's who once lay on the pile of rejects are now epublished and being offered traditional publishing deals. You can join them! In this book I'm going to show you how to: Write an article in 5 steps, start your own website, research your blog posts thoroughly, write and publish a book.
By seasoned blogger Helen Bolam, who's been there, shares her own insight to write about the things she's really passionate about, and how you can do the same.
Want to start a blog? Start making real money online?
This book provides the framework for you to start your blogging career, along with all of the tools and information you need to be successful online.
If you love writing, and want to share your knowledge and experience, you can do this to. Discover how your life could change by building a simple, profitable Blogger blog, by sharing what you love with the world.
Grammar, Punctuation and Sentences is a quick concise guide to grammar, punctuation and the use of sentences in English grammar. An easy-to-read resource with clear explanations of grammar, punctuation and sentences.
Making learning English grammar usage more simple.
What Every Writer Needs to Know About Social Media is a guide for those writers just starting out, or writers who want to refine their presence online.
In the digital age of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, constructing a social media platform from scratch can be really daunting. Helen Bolam provides valuable information, and insight into the world of social media, and how writers can apply simple tips to further their writing online, and make money at the same time.
Self-confidence starts with you, knowing who you are, and what you want out of life. Self-Confidence Workbook gives you simple exercises and strategies, as well as an action plan that you can start using straight away.
By the end of Self-Confidence Workbook: Overcome Self-Doubt, Learn How to Develop Solid Self-Confidence you'll understand how powerful your own self-confidence is, and how to use it to create a better life, and new you for the future.
Many professionals take for granted the fact their occupation is based in and around writing. Writing important reports and documents meticulously day in day out.
If writing is part of your profession you probably don't give it a second thought, it's second nature and part of what you do. In order to become efficient, productive, and effective at what you do you need to understand your own personal behaviours.
Editing your own writing can seem uneventful and unexciting at the best of times. Writing your draft, then itching to get it out into the world. All it needs is one more read through and spellcheck, and presto! It's ready.
You need to start developing your self-editing skills in these four fields:
1. Concentration and stamina
(Excerpt from The Copyediting Guide: How to Polish Your Writing Like a Pro)