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10 Questions That Will Always Make You Better
21st of October 2010 larrybrooks 29

10 Questions That Will Always Make You Better

A guest post from Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com. There are ten questions that will always make you a better blogger—even if you can’t always answer them. It’s the asking, the awareness, and the empowering context established through asking, that sets a higher bar for your writing, your business and your ...more
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Just Maybe… He Who Blogs Less Blogs Best
8th of September 2010 larrybrooks 64

Just Maybe… He Who Blogs Less Blogs Best

A guest post by Larry Brooks, of Storyfix.com Or she.  Regarding the title… it’s just a saying, no penis required.  It’s not your father’s media anymore.  Hard to cull the gender-based colloquialisms out of the language sometimes. She who blogs less blogs best is every bit as gender-biased… but let’s ...more
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Crazy Stuff I’ve Done as a Blogger, and What I’ve Learned From It All
2nd of August 2010 larrybrooks 86

Crazy Stuff I’ve Done as a Blogger, and What I’ve Learned From It All

Blogging is like life itself.  You get from it what you put into it.  You can’t go it alone, success requires contact with, and some degree of acceptance and approval from, the outside world.  Perserevence and maintainance are mandatory. Every day we are presented with lessons.  Noticing and allowing them ...more
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10 Things I’ve Learned From Posting on Problogger
29th of June 2010 larrybrooks 49

10 Things I’ve Learned From Posting on Problogger

a guest post by Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com 10.      This is a huge community.  As in, ginormous.  Literally four corners of the world, anyplace with digital cable and a Fed Ex partner.  Which means my frequently sarcastic American humor doesn’t always play places like Klagenfurt and rural Kirgizstan. 9.        Online ...more
General
And The Typos Just Keep On Comin’
15th of June 2010 larrybrooks 84

And The Typos Just Keep On Comin’

a guest post by Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com I hate being a hater.  I try to minimize the roster of things that I truly hate, and I try to keep human beings off it completely. Not easy sometimes.  Just sayin’. But it’s okay to hate some things.  Like injustice.  Prejudice.  ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Your Blog: Time to Play
4th of June 2010 larrybrooks 35

Your Blog: Time to Play

a guest post from Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com With apologies to the character named Pinhead from the Hellraiser movies, who uttered that line as he was about to slowly fillet a helpless victim just for grins… … maybe you’re taking yourself too seriously.  I know I was. My blog is ...more
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Why Professional Writers Need a Blog.  Or Not.
24th of May 2010 larrybrooks 41

Why Professional Writers Need a Blog. Or Not.

A guest post by Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com Pardon the cryptic title.  Not trying to sound hip or flip.  Just going straight at it. Today’s title is literal.  Rather than the traditional try for a killer hook, what you see above is actually the point. Not recommended as a default ...more
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Consider a Series.  Seriously.
7th of May 2010 larrybrooks 64

Consider a Series. Seriously.

A guest post by Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com In the recycled litany of advice on how to grow your blog – recycled because it’s all tried and true – there’s one effective strategy that gets too little airtime. Perhaps that’s because it’s not for everybody.  Because it’s hard to pull ...more
Writing Content
This Time it’s Personal
25th of April 2010 larrybrooks 49

This Time it’s Personal

by Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com Just like pretty much everyone else reading this site, when I began my blogging gig I struggled to find a niche, and a voice within it. I was confident with the content and the agenda that would be the focus of my site.  And, again ...more
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