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How to write while you sleep, and other surprising ways to increase your writing power

Elizabeth Irvin Ross

How to write while you sleep, and other surprising ways to increase your writing power

by Elizabeth Irvin Ross

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Published by Celestial Arts in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-254).

    StatementElizabeth Irvin Ross.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN145 .R57 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 254 p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1727101M
    ISBN 100890876886
    LC Control Number92031266
    OCLC/WorldCa26804378

      The Power of Writing, Not Typing, Your Ideas Physically writing down your thoughts, goals and plans is a powerful act we rarely do. . For instance, instead of “Ten ways to ” you should use “10 ways to ” In the analysis, higher numbered lists (e.g. “ ways to ”) were shared more, as were headlines that Author: Belle Beth Cooper.

      You need to get rid of all the tensions and anxieties before your final exams to improve your memory power. You can follow the following steps to overcome it: Take a short walk before the exam: If you walk a little for about 20 minutes you can be relaxed mood before entering the exam hall and drive off all your tensions. A short bio can be agonizing, while a sales page about your expertise can be the cause of writer’s block so severe that you never want to write again. After staring at a blank screen long enough, it seems tempting to put the bare bones and an apology for even trying to convince the reader that you’re worth the time it takes them to scan.

      Here are 10 simple ways to increase your brain power and improve your intelligence! 1. Do something new. When you experience something ‘new’, that actually ‘stimulate’ your brain! Don’t get stuck in a rut doing the same old things – the only way to change the structure of your brain is to do something new.   There are myriad reasons why this happens. Some more mundane reasons are basic lack of interest in the topic, general tiredness, general unhealthiness. Lack of interest in the topic that you are writing about can quickly lead to boredom and writer.


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