Writing Books is Not a Good Idea
The New York Times caused a stir recently when, in an article about pandemic book sales, it disclosed that “98 percent of the books that publishers released in 2020 sold fewer than 5,000 copies.”
It's Never Too Late to Shine
This issue's theme is celebration and we couldn't be happier to celebrate the unanimous passing of legislation in Canada banning conversion therapy. The rarity of all members in parliament agreeing on a cause deserves the world's attention. You can read about the event here. In honour of those who identify as LGBTQA+, we've chosen to open with a story by one of our cherished members, Josie Mason. You may recall she won a Fab 5 award not long ago; find out more about her below.
I Earned an "A"
“You are an excellent learner”, said the voice on the phone. “You did a fantastic job.” Was I accepting this lofty praise from an instructor from whom I was taking an in-person craft course? An online professor from whom I was taking a creative writing course? A teacher from whom I was taking a brush-up course on word processing? No. None of these. I was being complimented on my learning skills by……………..a Comcast Agent. As I was extricating myself from a pretzel-like position on the floor underneath my desk with 3 different cords in my hands, how could I not be proud of his gushing compliments?
Back To My Roots: The Journey to Remarkably Real Black Hair
I grew up in German Town, Jamaica. It's an old settlement of Germans who arrived on the island after slavery ended and indentured labor was reinstated. Almost two hundred years later, the small town is now home to many Jamaicans with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Ernest Hemingway's Advice about Writing You Must Not Ignore
Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest American writers won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954 "for his powerful, style-forming mastery of the art of narration."
Making NaNo Work For You (Even if November's Over)
Before we talk about National Novel Writing Month (aka, NaNoWriMo--a misnomer considering just how international it has become over the years), let's look at the writing habits of three New York Times Bestselling authors.
Chronicles of an Indie Author
For a writer who has a dream to publish a novel, there has never been a better time to do just that. For traditional publishing, not so much, but if you are an indie writer, then yes … this is your time.
Tips to Improve Your Vocal "Experience"
Tips to Improve Your Vocal Experience If you're struggling to figure out what to do outside of Vocal's pages, check out some of these helpful resources to get socializing and enjoy the full Vocal experience. Updated biweekly.
20 Best Business Ideas for Women in 2022
Women nowadays are eager to take charge of their lives and be their own girl boss. Starting a business is one of the ways they can do this, and also learn a good living for themselves. However, starting a business is a risk that requires a lot of thinking and planning. The best way to start a business is to invest in something that you are really interested in. Here are some business ideas that you can choose from:
9 Creative Ways To Market Your Massage Business
As a massage therapist, you’ll already know that marketing your massage business comes with its own unique challenges.
26 Ways to Earn Money Online From Home in 2021
1. Take Surveys Did you know that you can get money by doing surveys online? Taking online surveys will not make you wealthy, but they will allow you to supplement your income. Why not do the best method to earn money online instead of vegging out in front of the TV twiddling your thumbs during commercial breaks?
10 Ways To Make Money Online For Total Beginners
How to make money online for beginners? This article will answer the most pressing question “how to make money online for beginners?” Most people think that “making money online” is for the unemployed and bored. We somehow tend to imagine young moms or students trying to make an extra buck by blogging or posing on social media.
Fencing Market Experiencing a Steady Growth in the Market
The global fencing market size is expected to reach USD 40,730 million by 2026 according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The most recent analysis on the it provides a comprehensive review of all the important factors expected to drive market growth, including major drivers, constraints, market share, industry volume, recent trends, major breakthroughs, emerging opportunities, and future scope. The report's most crucial outcome for new market entrants includes a market-specific study, successful working strategies, key developments in the industrial sector, and major activities of leading players to persist in the market. This comprehensive research report includes a full market analysis as well as a market expert's opinion from the standpoint of the current market position and future projections.
Why Does Every Dropshipper Need to Learn Market Research?
Dropshipping features are now integrated into many ecommerce platforms, from eBay to Amazon, and from Shopify to Shoplazza. Dropshipping can assist you in developing a successful business. There are a few things you should consider before starting a dropshipping business. Dropshipping allows you to start an online store and sell products to customers.
Start a Successful Courier Service Business In India
Digital India, this term is no longer a dream. Now the digital era has started in India. Growth of cash payment, growing online business, increasing shopping and growing courier service business is nothing new. Day by day, the demand is rising, and the need for courier service is reaching the same peak. In such a situation, the business or start-up of courier service is becoming a very profitable business. You can start this service with some money and do an excellent profit-making business in a few days. Let's know about this business.
Importance of Public Relations in Companies
All large companies have a PR department. Public relations are considered a fundamental part to preserve the good image of the company regardless of whether they are fashionable or even marketing agencies to be able to communicate their message to clients, investors and society in general.
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