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Always Arguing About Something? Turn Your Quarrels into Fight Club Content to Attract Thousands of Readers and Gain Authority Status

Which of the following article would you read first?

  1. What is Writer’s Block?
  2. How to Beat Writer’s Block
  3. Why Writer’s Block is Your Secret Weapon

The third article is from from copyblogger.com.

What sets it apart from the other two?

It dispels the myth that writer’s block is your enemy.

It’s a fine example of a piece of Fight Club Content.

It goes into the ring to fight the notion¬† that you shouldn’t summon all your resources to fight an enemy when it’s actually your friend.

So, what makes Fight Club Content stand out?

It takes a stand, even if it’s not a popular one and that alone turns it into a click bait.

Fight Club Content Strategy

That said, how do you create Fight Club content and turn your existing and future blog posts into traffic magnets? All from enjoying yourself picking a quarrel in your content

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Encyclopedia of Pulp Fiction Writers Review

If you’re a pulp fiction fan, especially during its glory years in the first half of the 20th century, you may have limited your reading to such writers as Frank Gruber, Lester Dent or Dashiel Hammett and the like.

Be informed that there are hundreds of other pulp fiction writers as good as , if not better than the abovementioned pulp fiction giants were.

Their works are worth exploring for the themes and subjects they dealt with.

Encylopedia of Pulp Fiction Writers helps you get an overview of works of pulp fiction writers beyond the famous ones

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How Do I Write My First Book ? A Mind Trick To Get You Started

How do you write you first book? Just start writing.

Wondering about how do you write your first book isn’t going to get your far.

In fact – take my word for it – it won’t get you anywhere in days, weeks, months or years.

You can wonder forever about ‘how do I write my first book’.

That said here are some pointers on how to write your first book.

By now you would have decided whether to write a fiction or non-fiction book.

The first step towards writing your first book is to be prepared for things going wrong.

Don’t start with the expectation everything will be plain sailing.

Expect complications, dead-ends and even a creative impasse.

If you set out with this mindset, then you’ve won half the battle.

The best way to write your first book is to trick your mind into doing it.

How do you do it?

The worst thing to do if you’re writing a book is to tell your mind you’re writing a book.

You mind then goes into the protective or defensive mode. Oh, I don’t think I can do it. It’s a tall order. It’s going to take years to do it. I’ll have to struggle with ideas for hours. The book may never get published. It may not be received well by the reading public.

In short, you’re defeated before you begin. And you’ll stay in the belief that you’re defeated and can never recover.

So, what do you do? You trick your mind (s0ometimes your greatest enemy) by saying that you’re not writing a book.

So, what do you say. Let’s say you’re writing a nonfiction book and you plan to have ten chapters. Instead of saying that you’re going to write 10 chapters, you say you’re going to write 10 blog posts over 10 days or 10 weeks.

Doesn’ that seem doable? For one, the word blog post seem more approachable if you have written one before. Or if the word blog post doesn’t appeal to you, you can call it articles.

You don’t even have to say you’ll turn these 10 articles into 10 chapters. Just say you’ll write the 10 articles. Once written, then you can think about how to turn them into a book.

It has been done before and there’s no reason why you can’t do it if you really want to.

If writing a novel is what you have in mind, then there are two ways of approaching the job.

First, you think in terms of scenes. So, instead of thinking of a novel beginning, middle and an end and get overwhemled, think in terms of scenes or situations.

So, you say, “I’m going to write 52 scenes or 52 situations. One scene or situation a week or even a day.”

So, you go out and focus on one scene and write it to the best of your ability without worrying about how the next scene would turn out. Or how the scene will fit into the whole novel.

So, you’re hardly thinking about writing a novel. You just want to write scenes to see where they go.

If the scenes approach doesn’t appeal to you, you can treat your novel as a series of short stories.

If the short story format comes naturally to you, you can go for this approach.

You may want to devide your novel into chapters of 5,000 words each. If you aim for 12 chapters then you’ll have about 60000 words.

So, all you need is write 12 short stories to complete a novel.

But the challenge with the short story format is that all the stories must flow naturally into the next.

How Do I Begin to Write?

As Stephen King has said, the most terrifying thing is beginning.

But once we get past the beginning, we’ll be alright.

Beginning to write can be more painful than writing itself.

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Keep Tapping at the Keyboard If You Don’t Want to Be Whipped

They should be hearing the tapping of the keyboard keys.

Remember, you’re in an enemy torture chamber and you shoud always be tapping the keys of your keyboard without worrying about what’s coming out.

Hey, here’s the thing. If you don’t tap the keys, you don’t get to see what’s coming out. And what’s going to come out may mean a lot.

So the tapping has going to get on. Imagine the guards walking past the cell and if they don’t hear the tapping of the keyboard, they’ll whip you.

So, you got to keep tapping the keys because that’s far, far better than sitting down like a coward and wishing you would write well and everything you write turn into gold.

Taking Your Time to Write? You’re Digging Your Own Grave

This is well-meaning advice: you should never rush through your writing.

You must spend time putting in the necessary amount of research, planning and writing.

Especially the writing part. You should write, rewrite, rewrite and rewrite and repeat until you think the worls out there would he happy with it.

If that’s what you’ve learned from the system, then you’re fishing in troubled waters.

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Suggested Cures for these 5 Habits of Stubborn, Unsuccessful Writers

Now, who do I call a stubborn, unsuccessful writer? One who can write but won’t and one who does but wouldn’t change or adapt when needed to. All because of a mindset problem.

One who’s caught in his own distorted reality, born of stubborness to change.

As a writer-editor for the past 30+ years, I’ve come across many such writers – either colleagues or subordinates. Here are their recipes for failure.

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Don’t Have the Mental Strength for Writing? No Problem. Here’s a Battle Plan to Overcome the Shortcoming

If you’re not writing as much as you should, you can’t really blame it on talent.

You’ve got to remove the excess weight you’ve made a point of carrying.

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A Simple Fast-Track, Gap Filler Method to Skyrocket Your Word Count Every Day Without Breaking a Sweat

You Should Be Doubling Your Word Count Instead of Wasting Your Time

I don’t think there’s such a thing as original content that only you can think of. The truth is there’s nothing new under the sun. Everything that needs to be said has been said. You can only enhance what is already out there.

Should you be writing two posts a week instead of one?

Shouldn’t you be writing and publishing every day, instead of every other day?

Should you be writing two posts a day, instead of one?

So, what’s stopping you from doing it?

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How to Write an Article Every Day by Removing These 3 Deadly Mental Blocks

Do you wish you can write an article every day?

I, too, at one time wished I could do so.

Then I made the wish came true by removing certain mental blocks.

These are the three main blocks that I removed that enabled me to write an article every day. In fact I can write more than an article a day, with these culprits out of the way.

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Why You Should Blog Even If Nobody is Reading Your Blog Posts, According to Seth Godin

Have you started a blog with a few posts and found that nobody is actually reading what you’ve written?

If you feel like quitting, forget the thought.

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