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The evolution of writing and how the present day beginner stands to benefit

The evolution of writing and how the present day beginner stands to benefit

How did writing start in the first place? Did it start with the Greeks who are known to have been knowledgeable centuries ago? Perhaps it may have! Or was it the Romans that initiated writing? Or the Egyptians? What caused the Greeks or Romans or the Egyptians to begin to communicate through writing? Whoever wrote down the first alphabets or words must have had a strong desire burning within to communicate. Now one may not be able to tell...

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Is writing daily feasible for a nine to five (9-5) worker?

Is writing daily feasible for a nine to five (9-5) worker?

A number of us are stuck in our jobs such that we don’t have time to pursue a passion. We write a host of genres in our minds but not on paper. Our times have been so encumbered (or so we think!) we have concluded it is impossible to ever be writers. And of course since the writing is yet to generate money, quitting day job will be out of question with bills to pay. Furthermore, some workers are called 9-5 workers but their work times...

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For Aspiring Writers – Four Techniques to Finding Out What to Write

For Aspiring Writers – Four Techniques to Finding Out What to Write

If you have a desire in you to write, one of the hesitations you may think you have is what to write. The challenge is not really what to write but I believe aspiring writers are more conscious of criticism than actual writing. When you remove your focus from what people will say about your writing  to actually writing, you will find out you have articles, novels (fiction and non-fiction), poems  and perhaps other genres within you....

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It is good for older children to earn money

It is good for older children to earn money

A friend told me of her friend who finished school, got a job and left home to stay on her own. Stacy was suddenly under pressure because she could not understand money especially the spending and saving part of it. Stacy exclaimed, “Toilet tissue is expensive!” If Stacy had earned pocket money while in school, she would not be surprised at the cost of toilet tissue. Her bewilderment implied that her parents must have catered for all her...

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Eight reasons an unemployed should blog

Eight reasons an unemployed should blog

I listen to and empathize with my unemployed friends and usually because of our different fields of study; I am at loss at how to help them find jobs. I ask the basic questions such as what have you done, where have you applied and have you gotten responses. After a period of listening and encouraging them to have patience, I suggest blogging. At least I am glad that two of them have taken my advice and started blogging. In fact one of...

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