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Bushra Rahmani, Editor-In-Chief of OakWords, is a seasoned copywriter and content strategist. Her passion in writing is to inspire other writers to not just “hang in there” but to thrive. Her latest release, The Chapter Black‘ has received starred reviews & critical appreciation.

Robot writers

AI’s Fiction-Writing Potential: Can Robots Put Novelists Out of Business?

Once thought of as a uniquely human trait, creativity has now become a debated topic. And that’s why we’re asking questions such as: Can machines learn creativity?  Can they be considered novelists, poets, or artists in their own right? If there was a one-word answer to these two questions, I’d say ‘Yes.’ AI has created …

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17+ Powerful Literary Devices (With Examples) to Embellish Your Writing

A few years ago, when my creative writing teacher was explaining the use of literary devices in novels or poems, she showed us this picture: Yes, that’s a before-and-after shot of a movie scene — a fantastic example of special effects (SFX) and visual effects (VFX) in cinematography.  So, the tutor asked us to look …

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5 Literary Agents Share Tips on Writing Query Letters

How to write a query letter for a novel? Why literary agents reject a manuscript? And, How do I find out what agents need from authors? If you’ve been searching the answers to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place. Four years ago, when twenty-seven literary agents rejected my manuscript, I was …

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How to Make Money on UpWork 2020 (100% Genuine): $1,183 in 3 Weeks

Okay, let’s talk about how to make money on UpWork I’ve decided to play with open cards. I’ve recently started working on Upwork. It’s literally the 20th-day today. So you understand, I haven’t made it big. I’m not the top-rated UpWorker. I don’t even have Upwork’s rising talent badge. And still, I decided to write …

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300+ Sensory Imagery Examples to Master Creative Writing

As writers, we all struggle the most with bringing out how a character sees, perceives, smells, or feels. New writers often lag due to too much telling and too little showing. The rich imagery, the true essence, and a three-dimensional physical presence of everything around a character are what we find ourselves most entwined in. …

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How to Start a Story: 9 Brilliant Ways to Write the First Chapter (Part-2)

Knowing how to start a story so that you captivate readers’ attention from the first few paragraphs is key to writing a publishable book. There is a fine line between revealing intriguing information to hook your readers and giving away the story right from the first paragraph. Your first chapter should be all about creating …

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