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Mastering the Craft:

Essential Copywriting and Content Writing Tips for New Writers. Introduction: In the digital age, where captivating content reigns supreme, mastering the art of copywriting and content writing is a valuable skill for aspiring writers. Whether you’re crafting compelling headlines, penning persuasive sales copy, or creating engaging blog posts, honing your writing skills is essential to …

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Conceive, Believe, then Achieve

“Whatever you can conceive, and believe, you can achieve, through hard work and a positive mental attitude.” W. Clement Stone. CONCEIVE IT: The first step in manifesting your destiny is to conceive of what you want. This means taking the time to think about what you want to achieve and how you want to live …

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Surefire Hacks to Supercharge Your Writing

This article is for all the writers who want to improve their writing skills. It will provide tips and tricks on how to write better, faster, and smarter. Some of the tips and trade secrets that will be discussed in this article are: Setting The Stage: There are many tips and tricks that we can …

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Writing and Editing Services

WRITING SERVICES: Services offered at CJB Writing Services include Web Content Writing, including SEO-Content, Broad Content Writing, Blog Posts, Product Descriptions, Product Reviews, and Custom Writing Services. EDITING SERVICES: Freelance Editing Services include Proofreading, Copy Editing, and Line Editing, for your stories and articles, for your Websites and Blogs. I will edit full booklength manuscripts, …

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Writing To Understand The World

WRITING TO SORT IT ALL OUT: A famous writer once wrote that writers write to understand the world. I believe that this is an incontestable truth. There’s simply too much well-documented evidence that we writers think with our fingers, per se. As Natalie Goldberg says in her seminal books “Writing Down The Bones” and “Wild …

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ADHD and Creativity as an Older Creative

Confessions of a Grizzled Newbie As I’ve said in previous posts, I’m a veteran writer, because I’ve been writing seriously since I was 14, which was in 1973, and I’ve been writing for publication since 1982. However, I’ve never earned my living from my writing, so I’m also a newb in that sense. I suspect …

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BLAME IT ON THE A.D.D. You can find many, many more detailed, well-thought out and balanced articles online than what this article will be. My focus… or lack of focus… ba dump-bump… RIMSHOT… is going to be more personal. This article is about how ADHD affects ME, especially when it comes to Learning and Creativity. …

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A Little Off the Top, Part 1

There’s something great about writing for ten minutes completely off the top of one’s head. There’s no time for thinking, no time for self-editing, just putting pen to paper or fingers to keys. Just write what you’re thinking as you’re thinking it. Like the title says, a little off the top. It’s kind of a …

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About chrisjaybecker.com

What This Website Is About This is the Official Website and Blog of Writer, Comedian, and Content Creator Chris Jay Becker. But we would this site to be a resource for other writers through CJB’s “A Writer’s Life” Blog, and through the Writers’ Resources links . We hope that fellow writers, editors, and readers will …

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My Fiction