Seven Ways To Keep The Editor Happy
Dec10

Seven Ways To Keep The Editor Happy

1. Know his name This might seem obvious – but if you are able, find out the editor’s name before you query or submit your article or story. You can find out the editor’s name by looking at the first few pages of a magazine where it lists the staff, or on the ‘contact us’ link of their website. Do not address him or her by his or her first name initially. It’s a no, no. Address them either as Mr....

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To Be Strong, First Allow Yourself to Be Vulnerable
Dec08

To Be Strong, First Allow Yourself to Be Vulnerable

I know we tend to equate strength with power. But history has proved that the most powerful person in a country, usually its political leader, does not in any way guarantee the personal strength of the individual in that role. Once power has been attained, in some cases, it is the ego that dominates, sometimes nakedly, often cloaked in reasonable, altruistic motives. Alongside of this is usually always a reluctance to relinquish such...

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I Was A Real Cowboy And A Good One
Dec07

I Was A Real Cowboy And A Good One

One day you wake up and all your hero’s are gone. My Father is gone (more on a Mission he flew in a later post), my Great Grandfather is long gone. Its at these times you are thankful you stashed away write ups and articles on them that, at the time when they were living, just went on the back burner. Below is a write up on my Great Grandfather done by a reporter by the name of Robert Ford in Oklahoma many years ago. Every time...

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Identifying Your Ebook Niche Market
Dec04

Identifying Your Ebook Niche Market

What is an ebook? An ebook is an electronically produced document of short or long length. An ebook may only be ten pages long, but if it contains valuable information to the reader it can translate into a financial online success. If it is too short it may serve as nothing more than a glorified sales page. There can also be danger in writing a lengthy ebook. New authors to this medium because of insecurity and inexperience may try to...

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How to Watch Movies on Your iPod
Dec02

How to Watch Movies on Your iPod

If you're like most people who own one of Apple's beautiful iPods, you're probably in love with it. But you also want to be sure you get the most out of your investment and enjoy every one of its incredible features. And that includes the ability to watch all your favorite movies. Apple's latest iPods are built primarily for playing music, but do not forget they come fully equipped with superb multimedia features. So...

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Top Photo Contests Anyone Can Join
Nov30

Top Photo Contests Anyone Can Join

If actors crave the recognition they get from awards and writers from the number of sales their book generates, photographers want the approval of their peers in the photography community. It is not surprising then that there are a number of prestigious photography contests out there. Each one of these typically receives a lot of stunning photographic works of art. The judges have a hard time deciding which photographer deserves the...

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Should I Get a Stand-Alone Scanner Or an All in One Printer?
Nov29

Should I Get a Stand-Alone Scanner Or an All in One Printer?

The question whether to buy a Stand-Alone Scanner or go for an All in One printer raises many questions. Do you have space for a scanner and a printer? Is the scanning function and resolution as good with an All in One printer as with the Stand-Alone Scanner model? What about price, is the combined price of Scanner and Printer much more than an All in One. Lets look at some of these issues and more. Most modern scanners used in the...

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