eyes sparkled an emerald green. In the first example, you are also telling rather than showing. TIP #15. Break up really long sentences and paragraphs for easy readability. TIP #16. Avoid “ly” words, but you don’t have to eliminate them entirely. TIP #17. If you are writing in Third Person and in a character’s POV, don’t suddenly change and become omniscient. Example: She picked up the letter opener. She didn’t know that David had used it kill his brother. TIP #18. Write in an active voice as if story is currently happening. Backstory can be added, but make sure dialogue and actions are showing and not telling. TIP #19. Don’t head-hop during a scene. If you need to describe how the other person feels, reconsider writing from their POV or start the next scene with their POV. TIP #20. Use strong words. Try to avoid: sort of, a lot, seemed, slightly, almost, etc. Be definite. TIP #21. Vary your words so you don’t keep repeating the same word or phrase. TIP #22. Make sure your sentences make sense. For example: While he kissed her, he lit a match. Very hard to do both at the same time. Instead write: He kissed her, and then he lit a match. TIP #23. Be careful of words you use instead of “said”. For example: “Don’t do that,” he grimaced. You can’t grimace words. Instead say: “Don’t do that,” he said, grimacing. TIP #24. Search your document for the word “that” and make sure you’ve used it correctly. You might need to substitute with “which” or “who” or eliminate the word all together. TIP #25. Try to use other more defining words besides “walked” or “ran.” For example: ambled, darted, paced, moseyed, scurried, sprinted, marched, etc. TIP #26. Try to eliminate unnecessary words and keep sentences simple and direct. Don’t use flowery sentences. TIP #27. Put notes, emails, newspaper articles, journal entries, letters or diary entries within your manuscript in italics. TIP #28. Spell out words and avoid abbreviations. If you do use them, spell out the title in the first reference and then use the initials. Example: Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI. TIP #29. Italicize sounds and foreign words. TIP #30. Be careful with dialogue tags to make sure the action tag refers to the person saying the dialogue. Two characters should never speak in same paragraph. TIP #31. Use more than one of the senses to describe a scene, not just sight. TIP #32. Even though your manuscript is fiction, make sure your facts are accurate. TIP #33. Each main character needs at least one internal goal and one external goal. TIP #34. Each main character needs a long-term goal as well as short-term goals. TIP #35. For romance, the hero and heroine need some type of relationship conflict as to why they can’t be together. TIP #36. By the end of the book, your main characters should come to some kind of epiphany. TIP #37. Conflict is what drives your book and makes a reader keep turning pages. TIP #38. Know all about your characters and their background, even if you don’t include all of it in your book. The character’s baggage is what drives them to make the decisions they do. TIP #39. Remember that all characters have secrets. TIP #40. Emotion is at the heart of a good book and you must clearly give your characters emotions and explain the reasons for those emotions. TIP #41. Know exactly what is at stake for your character and what they’re willing to do or not do if a situation arises. For example: Would your heroine really shoot a gun? Why or why not. You need to know what motives her to do one or the other. It will usually be something related to a past experience. TIP #42. Increase the intensity of the character’s situation as the plot thickens-whether by their reaction to the event or the severity of the situation. TIP #43. Your antagonist needs strong goals and motivations. Explain them. TIP #44. If you have a character that isn’t particularly likeable, give him/her a strong, important goal so that the reader can sympathize. TIP #45. As the author, keep dangers high on your list of goals. This includes physical danger, psychological danger, or emotional danger. Use a combination. Keep time of the essence for your characters. TIP #46. Know your five W’s for every scene you write. TIP #47. Write each scene from the character’s POV who has the most at stake to lose. TIP #48. Write your query in the same voice as your book. For example: humor – funny. This lets the publisher/agent know you can write from that angle. TIP #49. Come up with a tight blurb that defines each main character in one or two words that are pertinent to the book and uses the same voice as the book. TIP #50. Start promoting before you’ve sold. Be prepared and ready for when it all hits. Success Tip Posted on June 19, 2015 by sardiyan Success Tip Tip #1: Keep your home, desk, closets, car – clean, neat and organized. Tip #2: Do what you feel is best, no matter what people think of you. Tip #3: Believe that: if it is to be, it is up to me Tip #4: Learn something new every day Tip #5: Act as if it was impossible to fail. Tip #6: Build your reputation for honesty, integrity, quality and superb service. Tip #7: Support others in achieving their goals. Tip #8: Take responsibility for your past, present, and future experiences. Tip #9: Inspire others by your example Tip #10. Think BIG. Dream lofty dreams. Plan. Act NOW. Tip #11. Strive to accomplish more, with less time, money and energy Tip #12. Know that you are equal to everyone and that everyone is equal to you Tip #13: Never forget the power of your smile – it generates enthusiasm, friendliness, confidence. Tip #14: Do and say things that benefit all concerned Tip #15. Give something away daily – a postcard, letter, gift, smile, hug, compliment Tip #16. Develop influential friendships near and far. Tip #17: Simplify your life, have more fun per hour. Tip #18. Be good to yourself – keep healthy. Tip #19. Dress for success – feel great and look like a leader. Tip #20. Aim for excellence in your field. Tip #21. Accept people the way they are and the way they are not. Tip #22. Live your ideal life – NOW. Tip #23. Be open to new ideas, relationships and experiences Tip #24. Realize that all events happen for the best. Tip #25. Avoid saying: can’t, hard, difficult. Say: I can, it’s easy, it’s simple Health & Beauty Tips Posted on May 12, 2015 by sardiyan Health & Beauty Tips Everyone loves to look beautiful. There are many advantages of looking beautiful. A gorgeous woman always receives attention. She marries the best catch. She gets to be the cheer leader. She dates all the attractive boys. 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Many a times, the readers are also encouraged to send in their queries which the experts answer by giving various health beauty tips. Now, one can even look for summer beauty tips on the Internet. There are several sites devoted on tips on beauty that boast of a high traffic rate. So, one can get the help of these tips and work towards improving her overall appeal. These best beauty tips work towards enhancing each and every aspect of your personality. They offer advice on beauty that range from your crowning glory to your lovable feet. You are basically flooded with numerous tips that teach you to maintain your hair, eyes, face, hand, feet, etc. They also offer you tips on hair styling and the right selection of clothes for a particular body-type. Other than this, makeup beauty tips also include guidelines on current fashion and the correct method of applying make-up. Hence, if a girl is really keen on improving her looks then she could immensely upgrade it by following the correct beauty tips. The current male generation has also become fashion conscious. They buy designer wear and go for beauty treatments. They color their hair and sport different styles. They wear various accessories like earrings, chains, bracelets, etc. Hence, observing this trend, men’s magazines have also started providing fashion and beauty tips for men. So, regardless of your sex, you can look attractive and appealing by following the correct beauty tips and secrets. Tips for Couples Sex Posted on April 21, 2015 by sardiyan Hot Love Making Tips for Couples Sex I’m sorry my friend. It’s a shame really. We all deserve the most exhilarating love making sessions that cause us to thank the heavens for life! Don’t worry though, everyone goes through hardships in their sex life. Hey, even if you’re not, you can always spice things up a little more, eh? Yes, you can. 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