Tag Archives: Writing

Tips for Proofreading Your Writing

  After overcoming the many trials and errors, writer’s block, and stress that goes into writing, it can be easy to overlook one of the most important final steps: proofreading. Proofreading is essential to any good piece of writing, so here are some tips for how to get the most out of your editing process!…
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Quote of the Day

"Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work." -Stephen King
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Now WBE Certified!

  Silverpen Productions is proud to announce that we are now officially certified by the state of New York as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)! We have many service options for businesses, organizations, and publications. Contact us today to find out how we can help you make your organization shine! *Customized services for every budget.*
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7 Life Lessons from the Oscars

  As one of the "artsy" kids, the Oscars were always like my Super Bowl. I had big dreams and knew I was going to work in Hollywood someday. The Oscars - Hollywood-bound or not - always represented to me that crazy dreams can and do come true. As I got older and became more…
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Top 6 Blog Headlines

  Are you looking for ways to increase the amount of clicks you get on your blogs?   Try Some of These Tried & True Grabbers: "The List" - Lists could be as few as 5 or 50 or higher. It doesn't matter because lists mean traffic. People are always looking for the easiest way…
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Do I Really Need to Blog?

Short answer? Yes, yes you do. And here's why. I often get this question. I will be setting up a website for a client and showing them where the blog will be, and they'll say, "Oh, I don't need a blog." Or, I'll get someone saying to me, "No one really pays attention to blogs…
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How To Break Writer’s Block – Option 1

Writer's Block is a very real thing. Anyone who has had to stare at a blank sheet of paper or a blank screen knows the panic that creeps up when you need to get something done by a zooming deadline, and absolutely nothing is coming. But there's another kind of writer's block too - one that…
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Hemingway’s Top Five Tips for Writers

In his book titled Ernest Hemingway on Writing, Larry W. Phillips writes, “Throughout Hemingway’s career as a writer, he maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing — that it takes off ‘whatever butterflies have on their wings and the arrangement of hawk’s feathers if you show it or talk about it.’ Despite…
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Everyone Can Draw

At Barnes and Noble a few weeks ago, after I’d read two chapters of Sandman, the adult graphic novel written by Neil Gaiman, I happened to walk by a box that read, “Everybody Can Draw.” The message slapping my face: all I needed to draw fantastically in the way I saw in that graphic novel…
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The McDreamy Dilemma

SPOILER ALERT - If by some miracle you have not seen Grey's Anatomy this week, or have not already heard what happened, STOP READING.   The internet was buzzin' after Thursday night's episode of Grey's Anatomy. People were outraged that Shonda Rhimes not only decided to kill off yet another character from the show, but…
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