Working with an editor requires that a writer relinquishes a small portion of control of their completed manuscript to a professional editor whose primary purpose is to help their work become a work of art of which they can be proud.
Whenever I quote a completion date for an editing project, writers will often ask, "Does it really take that long to edit?" In this article, I explain why editing takes as long as it does.
The question is: Do you ever come across sellers who do seller financing as an option?
Lemons are in abundance in the garden, and so my motivation for making this lemon-based dressing stems from my desire to use lemons, along with the other green leafy vegetables growing in abundance.
The slight bitterness of the rind, combined with the flavor of orange and sugar, make this candy a decadent treat.
These extra-crispy fried chicken strips are extraordinarily tasty, just like the kind you would find at a fancy restaurant.
When cucumbers and strawberries are growing crazily in your garden, mix the two together into a fresh salsa that is crisp, tangy, a tiny bit sweet, and versatile.
When you have zucchini growing prolifically in your garden, treat yourself to this delicious zucchini bread to serve for breakfast, dessert, or any time.
If you are unemployed due to the COVID-19 virus, the CARES Act and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program may provide the assistance you need to survive.
To alleviate some of the stress associated with homeowners not being able to pay their mortgage, lenders may offer a solution called forbearance.
The feel-felt-found method is a genuine way to handle sales objections. Show how much you care about clients before you try to sell to them.
The 30-second elevator pitch can help you gain confidence when offering your product or service to someone who could be influential to your career.
Learn how to grow healthy cucumbers in your garden, plus get my crisp and tangy cucumber salad recipe that goes well with just about any meal.
Are you lactose intolerant or protein intolerant? Discover how A2 milk may allow you to enjoy the satisfying flavor of milk with no adverse side effects.
Tick bites can cause diseases in humans and pets. Design a tick-free environment by cleaning, spraying, and planting to keep ticks out of your yard.
If you are struggling to come up with the down payment required to purchase a home, the down payment assistance program may be able to help pay some or all of your down payment or closing costs.
When Christian folks dress in questionable attire it prompts the question, “Are you a Christian?” Don’t let your clothes say the wrong thing about you.
People who are highly opinionated are difficult to get along with. Learn how to overcome the frustration of dealing with these folks.
While traveling, it can be challenging to send and receive money. This article shares some tips to help you handle banking activities while you are away from home.
Getting your mail is one of many things you need to plan for when traveling. This article shares easy ways for you to receive your mail no matter where you are or how long you plan to be away from home.
With limited income, purchasing products at a discount is a must. The chart in this article shows the best months for buying household goods and appliances at a discount.
All worship leaders are not alike. They may be talented, but certain leadership traits suggest that the person leading worship in your church is more of a music leader than a worship leader.
While cilantro and coriander are products of the same plant, the flavor of each is slightly different. This herb/spice duo is flavor packed with a lot of health benefits.
You can plant vegetables in the cold months of fall and winter. Use the following table to see which plants tolerate the harshness of frosty and freezing weather.
Knowing the characteristics of your soil is something many novice gardeners fail to do before planting. Read about pH levels, N-P-K levels, and mulching.
Arugula is a flavorful, nutritious vegetable. I have this easy-growing plant in my garden and want to share a few growing tips. I've also included my favorite arugula salad recipe.
When you are out in the yard and you don’t want to get bit by mosquitoes, this organic yard spray (which is safe for humans and plants) may be the solution for you.
People own mobile homes for many reasons. Whether buying for temporary or permanent residence, there are pros and cons to owning a home in a mobile home park.
Eminent domain is a legal process that allows the government to take your property. What can you do about it? As you will see, there is not much you can do.
Make your home inviting. A few well-placed plants will surely brighten up any porch or walkway, enticing buyers to look at your home. Here is a list of ten plants that grow well in the spring.
Get your house on the market to sell in the spring so that buyers can be ready to move in the summer.
You sell your house. It floods. The buyers sue. A hazard disclosure report may save you from being taken to court.
Be careful how you use your words. They can mold someone into greatness or completely scar someone for life.
Home warranty service contracts provide additional service to your home appliances and systems. Costs are reasonable and budgetary. Having a service contract can add peace of mind to home ownership.
No matter how good you are, you can always be replaced. This is my personal lesson on releasing an assignment that was good, but not the best I could do.
It used to be that having a luscious landscape was an attractive home selling feature. Now, a home with a backyard farm is the new “must- have” feature that buyers seek.
“There is no real truth in this world, only one’s perception of it.” It is a statement that reminds me of a story about a woman who became prey to the conflict between reality and perception.
Mobile car washing services are on the rise. Find out what it costs for convenience. This article shows the common price range for mobile car washing and detailing services.
In this publication, I share five tips that have helped me write the type of scripts that get read by producers. I hope these tips will help you become successful too.
Know your rights! Some states have a redemption period where homeowners may be able to get their home back even after the foreclosure sale.
New credit reporting rules designed to make incorrect credit reports a thing of the past. This is good news for consumers who have tried in vain to get incorrect information fixed.
California has extremely stringent disclosure requirements. Providing correct documents go a long way toward avoiding, or at minimum, reducing the negative impact of a lawsuit after a sale.
There is a symbiotic relationship that exists between voice actors and directors. Their union is like a methodical, systematic dance where the director guides the actor to the ultimate performance.
Have you ever received an envelope marked, URGENT, only to find advertisement material inside? Here is a good example of a bad envelope marketing gimmick.
As a former musician, I apply songwriting techniques to content writing. Improve the flow of your content by writing in a way that is music to the ears of your readers.
When an urgent care doctor tagged my condition as urgent, he suggested I be admitted to the hospital quickly. As it turned out, my trip to the emergency room became an all day excursion.
Stage fright is the fear of singing, speaking, or performing in public. It can be debilitating to voice artists. Try these four techniques to help you overcome your stage fright in a very short time.
As a real estate auctioneer, food didn't matter. As a voice recording artist, the foods I eat can ruin a recording session. Learn which foods to avoid to stop belly gurgling and burping in the studio.
Whether you want to prepare your house for sale or you just want to live in an attractive home, here are three quick, easy, and low cost tips that help you build dynamic curb appeal for your home.
Foster parent, Claudia Asprer provides unconditional love and devotion to 90 teenagers. Her story is inspirational and shows how the love of one person can make a difference in the lives of many.
You’d be surprised at how many agents don’t give sellers all the documents sellers need when selling their house. Here are the minimum documents you need to make the best decisions about your sale.
Selling homes through the traditional method can be more difficult than selling through the auction method. The auction process is different, yet effective in getting homes sold fast.
Feed one person one day and you make a difference in that person’s life. Put together a packaged meal that you can hand to a hungry person even when you’re on the go. Here’s what I put in my package.
When buying a house, you may never need to determine the estimated payment for Principal, Interest, Tax, and Insurance, but in case it's something you want to do, here's how to do it.
Principal, Insurance, Tax, and Insurance, also known as PITI, is the number used to qualify you for a mortgage to buy a house. Do you know what your PITI is?
Real estate agents encounter danger when showing property. Read real life horror stories and why agents must take proper steps for protection.
You’ve made an offer to buy a house and given an earnest money deposit, but things changed and now you want your money back. Make sure your earnest money deposit is protected for a hassle-free return.
John Krasinski, famous for his role as Jim Halpert on the TV show, The Office, is paid millions for his voice. See some of the movies, commercials, and audiobooks that use his voiceover talent.
This is not a secret diet or eating plan. Read about my discovery of the foods that were making me fat and how eliminating them helped me lose weight without dieting.
Many teens suffer from acne. These ugly pimples, whiteheads, blackheads, cysts, and pustules can be managed with a proper skin care regimen.
Where abundance is on one side and poverty on the other, one person can make a difference. One person truly can change the world. Read how.
Lavender has long been used as a remedy for insomnia. Research shows that when the lavender scent is inhaled, it produces a calming, soothing, and sedative effect.
Lavender wands are pretty, fragrant, and they make great gifts. Learn how to make a lavender wand with my step-by-step tutorial.
Your illness symptoms may be caused by your sensitivity to electromagnetic fields. Learn what electromagnetic field sensitivity is and how you can live with this affliction.
Regular automotive preventative maintenance is conducted at intervals that, allow you to discover potential issues before they become serious problems down the road.
A positive attitude can lift your spirits and help you get through difficult times. Learn how to write your own affirmations for the most effective outcome.
Traffic and inactivity are only part of the equation that determines how your website will be ranked. Author Rank is a way that Google rewards websites for providing good and relevant content. In order to provide what Google considers good content and rank high, learn first, what Google considers a...
Customers are the lifeblood of your business. How customers feel about your product or service matters most, and so it is good business to give good service to customers. Here are some basic customer service tips to help you win lifelong customers. The first lesson: The customer is king; therefore,...
Make your own chocolate candy quick and easy with candy melts. Heat the melt in the microwave and add your favorite mix, like coconut, chopped nuts, even candied fruit. Pour it in a mold and in 15 minutes you have a delectable chocolate treat to enjoy for yourself or to give as a gift.
A water dispenser is great for providing safe drinking water. The Primo Water Dispenser is one of the least expensive units and it also dispenses instant hot and cold water.
Your credit score can make the difference between you getting a loan and not getting a loan. Learn how to improve your credit score so that you can qualify for a loan to purchase you dream home.
Do you encounter road rage when you are driving? Did you know that road rage is a driving offense? Yeah, the offender could be charged for reckless driving and fined up to $1,000 and/or time in jail. Read about 10 lesser known driving rules that some people may not be aware of.
I really enjoy my little pedicure tool. It helps me obtain a pedicure that is as good as one I get at the beauty salon. It's portable, rechargeable, and can be used in the shower. It comes as a bonus inside the Homedics Pedicure Spa Footbath. But, I actually use the pedicure tool more than I use...
Some people believe that if science cannot prove it, then it doesn’t exist. Many treatment centers support the use of prayer as part of a successful treatment program which can be used as evidence that in the same way we put ice on a bruised ankle, prayer can be used as a solution to healing. So,...
What is the best kitchen utensil set? To find out, I consult with Deagon B. Williams, an award-winning international chef. When asked what kitchen utensils a chef considers essential, Chef Deagon is helpful with a sure and definitive answer. Read what Chef Deagon feels are essential in putting...
The Hamilton Beach Commercial 12 Cup Coffee Maker brews a perfect cup of coffee. Even better is that it keeps your coffee warm without ruining the flavor. It is designed to be heavy-duty, which it is, but it doesn't have an industrial look, instead it is quite pretty sitting on your kitchen counter.
Mud dauber wasps are fascinating insects. They build their nests out of mud where they store their food. Food for mud dauber wasps is normally spiders. My husband captured some mud dauber wasps in action as they collected mud and built their nest.
Are you stressed, filled with anxiety, or depressed? If you or someone you know could use a little help feeling more emotionally energized, maybe one or all of these five foods can help.
When rings are worn as jewelry it doesn't matter much which finger it is worn on. But, did you know that there are historical traditions and symbolism involved with wearing rings for special reasons such as religious expressions, declaration of love, even friendship? Read to learn about the proper...
Many Christians believe in faith and use prayer as a way of verbalizing wants, needs, and desires that will be satisfied through that faith. Sometimes, though, we fail to see that the answer to our prayer is right in front of our eyes.
What can you do with lemons besides making lemonade? How about using it as part of your regular beauty routine. Here are some unusual, but useful tips you may not have heard of yet.
Auto detailing consists of thoroughly cleaning the inside and outside of your automobile. During the process of auto detailing, your car is rejuvenated to the point where it looks and feels like a brand new car, including that new car smell.
Avoid five of the most common wrong word grammar mistakes English web content writers make when writing content for the internet. We all make mistakes, but for those who edit their own work, this article will help you avoid common grammar mistakes you may be prone to miss.
Lemon balm is known to calm anxiety, restore depleted energy and its decongestant and antihistamine properties help with asthma and hayfever. Try a delicious glass of lemon balm tea to enjoy and receive the benefits this beautiful herb has to offer.
Here are nine strategies you can use at home to stop tooth pain in its tracks. I've tried all of these solutions, and I can vouch for their effectiveness.
If you have ever had an ingrown toenail, then you know how much pain a little ingrown toenail can be. Learn the correct way to clip your toenails to help avoid getting ingrown toenails.
Learn some helpful first aid tips to treat mishaps with common household chemicals.
A tummy tuck is an invasive surgical procedure. Learn about the scars associated with them and what to do about them.
If you own a second home, then you want to be aware of some tax advantages that could save you money.
Biblical scholors list nine hierarchy levels and duties for angels. Read about them all - Seraphim, Cherubim, Thrones, Dominions, Virtues, Powers, Principalities, Archangels, and Angels.
Set clear goals to achieve the life of your dreams.
You negotiate for everything you want in life. Knowing what matters to others is a negotiation skill that helps you provide a winning arena for you and all of those you care about.
Eleuthero, also known as Siberian Ginseng, is an herb used to relieve stress. Brew a cup of Tension Tamer Tea by Celestial Seasonings to calm your nerves at the end of a long day!
Inverter technology is a new feature in microwave ovens, bringing microwave cooking to a higher level.
This quick and easy salsa recipe can be made in just a few minutes. However fast you can chop the few ingredients into a bowl is how fast you can enjoy this deliciously simple salsa.
Apples are delicious and are packed with vitamins, minerals, and other valuable qualities that improve your health. Apples also contain seeds that are poisonous. Protect yourself, your family, your pets, and livestock.
Mosquitoes do not like the scent of lavender, and vodka is a natural mosquito repellent. Adding lavender to vodka makes a fragrant and effective mosquito repellent to use indoors and out.