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How to Make Your #Arguments Effective--Guest Post by Lucy Adams

How to Make Your Arguments Effective to Convince People (https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2013/12/03/07/57/exchange-of-ideas-222786_960_720.jpg)
Welcome to Lucy Adams from BuzzEssay, here today with a guest post.
There are a lot of different books and training on how to be successful. Many aim to achieve it through thick and thin, but very few notice that all that they need is the skill of convincing. Yes, convincing and nothing more!
Knowing how to manipulate and change opinions of others, you’ll easily reach personal goals. So if you’re dreaming of becoming a master of conviction, this article is just for you!

To begin with, let’s state that the structure of persuasion consists of three key elements – thesis, arguments, and support. Use them wisely, and you’ll be able to change the position of others towards what you say and do. #1 ThesisA thesis is the point of view you want to convey to the audience. Try to state it briefly, clearly, and within one sentence. For example, let’s imagine yo…

FORBIDDEN by @FeatherWrites #NewRelease #Thriller #Free

Welcome to Forbidden’s book launch celebration hosted by F. StoneBetter Wear Your Flak JacketFORBIDDEN eBOOK IS FREEFebruary 14th to 18th at AMAZONSynopsis: Year 2047, City of Samarra, capital of the Republic of Islamic Provinces & Territories Fifteen American travelers have vanished. Surrendering to Mayor Aamir's demands, Captain Sharif becomes the reluctant keeper of his city’s bloody secret – and the witness, Eliza MacKay. The devout Muslim is horrified to discover that if he exposes the cover-up, his family will suffer dire consequences. The CIA has the lying Sharif in their cross hairs. Sharif’s only hope is to prove his country's government is free of guilt. Secretly, he hunts forensic evidence. Cryptic messages, backstabbing informants, and corruption threaten Sharif’s resolve to see justice served. When he discovers the shocking truth, he and MacKay become the targets of a ruthless killer. Sharif is tortured by his attraction to the impetuous Eliza MacKay. In s…

February #FREE for All Event #Sports #Romance BLOCKED

Welcome to the February FREE for All Event February 5-9, 2017!
BLOCKED is FREE for a limited time. Click to download these romance reads. And, enter to win a Kindle and $25 gift cards!Thank you for being loyal readers! To show their appreciation, your favorite authors have come together to offer a book for FREE. Download one or all. Maybe you'll find your next favorite author.Please note: all sales are limited time offers. Don't have a Kindle? Don't worry. Read with the FREE Kindle App. **Please note: these books may not be free on other Amazon sites and many of these books are free for a limited time only.** I'm offering a $10 gift card and ebooks of ACED (Blocked #2) and SPIKED (Blocked #3) to those who help me spread the word about Blocked!
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#IWSG How Does Writing Affect Your Reading?

Welcome to February's edition of Insecure Writers Support Group, the brainchild of Alex Cavanaugh. Hop on board at Alex's blog!


How was your January? I had to replace my furnace/AC/water heater and let's just say I'm relieved I don't have to survive on my measly author income after getting thatbill. Luckily the system died when we had unseasonably warm temperatures in Ohio.

Are you ready for Singles Awareness Day on February 14th?



February Question: How has being a writer changed your experience as a reader?

Positive change: A greater appreciation for well-written books.

Negative change: Less enjoyment of many books. Before starting as a writer, I didn't notice misspellings (like blond/blonde) or excessive verbiage. In the past, I skipped over cliches and telling instead of showing. Now those errors disgust me.

I feel fortunate fellow authors had the patience to read my debut novel, considering all my fledgling writer mistakes. I just re-edited With Good Behavior and…