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Following, you will find articles to help with your writing, and your writing business.

If you have writing or photography related questions, e-mail them to me. I’ll get back to you with answers, and may even write an article about your question.

Do you want to use these articles on your website or newsletter? Go ahead, but there are two rules:
1 – You can’t edit the article in any way without my consent.
2 – You must include the following Signature Box after the article: If you’re interested in Fine Art Prints or stock images of Arizona, visit JeffColburn.com and writers, visit CreativeCauldron.com

I would also appreciate it if you would send me a link, or copy, of where you used my article.

Have Fun,
Jeff

Articles for Businesses

Press Releases: Including Photographs Is Vital
If you use press releases to promote your business, or write them for clients, you need to read this article.

Photographs, The Way To Increase Sales Of Your Articles
If you’re a writer looking for a way to increase sales, you’ll want to read this article.

How To Select A Commercial Photographer For Your Business
If you need photographs for a writing project, marketing, advertising, promotion, business portrait or any other purpose, read this article to learn how to select the right photographer for your business.

How To Track Your Advertising Success Rate
Learn several ways to track your advertising so you can find out what works, and what doesn’t.

There’s More To Marketing Your Business Than The Internet
There are many ways to market your business. Be sure to use the correct ones.

 

Articles for Writers

Character Development
Before you start writing a fiction or genre story, you will want to do a little, or a lot, of character development.

Publishing Information For Genre Writers
Here’s some useful information I picked up at a scifi convention a while back.

Set The Hook – Grab Then With The Opening
Your first sentence needs to grab your reader by the throat and make them want to read more.

Ah, Come On Baby, Stop Teasing, Show Me, Show Me, Show Me – Show, Don’t Tell
Learn how to show a scene in all of its horrifying or beautiful detail.

In Ten Seconds The Bomb Will Go Off And Destroy The City – Tension And Conflict
How to put tension and conflict in your stories.