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Articles by Jennifer Xue

Jennifer Xue is an award-winning e-book author with 2,500+ articles and 100+ e-books/reports published under her belt. She also taught 50+ college-level essay and paper writing classes. Her byline has appeared in Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Business.com, Business2Community, Addicted2Success, Good Men Project, and others. Her blog is JenniferXue.com. Follow her on Twitter @jenxuewrites.

Everything You Need to Know to Write a Book Proposal

Everything You Need to Know to Write a Book Proposal

Your book proposal opens or closes the door to the publishing world. Thus, it's critical to get it right first time. In this article, we discuss how to write a compelling book proposal.

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Selecting and Writing a Memorable Memoir

Selecting and Writing a Memorable Memoir

A memoir consists of snapshots of the author's life. In this article, Jennifer Xue explains what the types of memoirs are and how to choose which one fits what you want to write.

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AI and Writing: What Jobs Are Staying?

AI and Writing: What Jobs Are Staying?

Artificial intelligence is coming to all kinds of industries. Is it coming to writing? Writer Jennifer Xue examines how this new technology might affect our craft.

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Are My References Reliable?

Are My References Reliable?

As a professional writer, understanding the validity of your references and spotting pseudo-science is key to the quality of your works, especially in non-fiction. Whether you write corporate blogs about what motivates people to keep their online habits or magazine articles on various lesser-known vocations, you'll need reliable references to back up your arguments.

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Tips on Growing an Email List for Writers

Tips on Growing an Email List for Writers

The more followers you have, the more likely your book is going to be successful. Here are tips for growing an email list from zero.

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Different Types of Writing Contracts

Different Types of Writing Contracts

Are you working as a writer? You'll need to become savvy at navigating and negotiating contracts. This article can help.

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Can You Write a Non-Fiction Book in 30 Days?

Can You Write a Non-Fiction Book in 30 Days?

Can you write (and publish) a non-fiction book in 30 days? We examine how.

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How to Write Inspirational Self-Help Stories

How to Write Inspirational Self-Help Stories

The self-help industry is a $10 billion market, which means that people around the world are striving hard to improve themselves. For authors, it's a huge market for creating information products, including but not limited to books and articles that cater to self-help consumers.

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Finding Your Unique Voice as an Author

Finding Your Unique Voice as an Author

Every writer has a "voice." It's a unique signature that combines the use of diction, punctuation, and syntax. Is this "voice" identical with writing style? How can a new writer cultivate his or her own unique voice? If you already have an author's voice, what can you do to polish it and take it to the next level? Read this article to find out!

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12 Ways to Become an Instant Subject Matter Expert

12 Ways to Become an Instant Subject Matter Expert

Sometimes a corporate copywriter or a non-fiction freelance writer must write about subjects that they know little, or nothing, about. It may sound impossible, but it can and will be done. Here are 12 top tips to becoming a subject matter expert.

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How to Promote Freelance Services: A Guide for Introverted Writers

How to Promote Freelance Services: A Guide for Introverted Writers

Many writers are introverts. And introverts make up 47 to 55 per cent of the population. In this article, we'll discuss what being an introvert means and how an introverted writer can effectively promote freelance services without having to "pretend" to be an extrovert.

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How to Win Writing Assignments With Your Queries

How to Win Writing Assignments With Your Queries

A freelance writer is an entrepreneur, one who's responsible for generating new leads, getting clients, and producing deliverables. For this, you need to make yourself known to editors and corporate clients. One of the proven methods is pitching. In this article, we'll discuss the 11 types of query e-mails to send out based on the types of publication and their business status.

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The Pros and Cons of Writing for a Content Mill

The Pros and Cons of Writing for a Content Mill

Starting out as a freelance writer requires more than a strong determination. You may need to accept low-paying assignments just to break into the profession. For this reason, many new writers work for content mills. Despite its bad reputation, there are actually some pros in writing for these companies.

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How to Price Your Writing Services

How to Price Your Writing Services

Writing professionally is one of the most flexible careers out there. You can work from anywhere in the world at any time of the day or night. Charging the right rates determines your lifestyle and financial independence as a working writer.

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How to Train Your Writing Mind

How to Train Your Writing Mind

Writing is both hard and easy. It requires on-going training of the mind, so it gets easier every single time. Discover how to find the state of flow and stay there for as long as possible.

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