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Articles

How To Write Content That Grabs and Won’t Let Go
by Kim Pearson
If your marketing plan includes writing articles, blogs, or maybe even a book or two, you’ve probably been told that writing new and useful content is of vital importance. Content is King, in other words.

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Why You Should Write A Book

by Kim Pearson
The word author says it all: authors are people with authority.

People who write books are admired. They have credibility. We are more likely to believe what they say. We think they must know what they are talking about – after all, they wrote a book!

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Your Life Matters: 4 Vital Reasons to Tell Your Life Story
by Kim Pearson
Many of us think we will write our memoirs someday. But few of us ever get around to it. But if you don’t preserve your stories, what you did, what you thought, what you felt, what you witnessed; then your stories will die when you do. Telling our stories connects, teaches, inspires and heals. Our stories are important because we are.

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Hate to Write? Hire a Ghost!
by Kim Pearson
We are funny about writing. We think everyone can write; after all, we learned how in first grade! Reading and writing are a big part of what makes us civilized. So all of us should be able to write a book, right? Not necessarily. Learn why ghostwriting is a legitimate option for those without the time or skill to put their ideas down on paper.

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Peas and Carrots
by Kim Pearson
A humorous look at food from the fifties.

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Articles About Dogs

Celebrity Beagle Watch
by Kim Pearson
Goody Beagle here. You don’t know me unless you have read my book Dog Park Diary: the social round of Goody Beagle. It’s a good bookm, and mostly true, but afte it was published I discovered that I had more to say. Since humans like to follow the doings of celebrities, in this article I’ll tell you about some famous beagles.

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Give a Dog a Job
by Kim Pearson
Goody Beagle here. You don ’t know me unless you have read my book Dog Park Diary: the social round of Goody Beagle. It’s about my visits to my dog park and who I meet there and all the things we smell. It’s a good book, and mostly true, but after it was published, I discovered that I have more to say about dogs. Now I want to talk about the important work us dogs are here to do, and why you should let us do it.

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How to Write Like a Dog
by Kim Pearson
I am a Ghost. Ghostwriter, that is. I write books and articles for other people who don’t have time to write, or think they don’t have the talent to write, or they just plain hate to write – some people would rather clean the toilet than write.  But still – they have a story, or an idea, or a Cause – and they want the world to know about it. So they hire me to write their books. So far I’ve written over thirty books for other people, and everyone is happy. Life is good.

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In Praise of Sniff-Butt
by Kim Pearson
Goody Beagle here. You don’t know me unless you have read my book Dog Park Diary: the social round of Goody Beagle. It’s about my visits to my dog park and who I meet there and all the things we smell. It’s a good book, and mostly true, but after it was published with all those great photos and all, I discovered that I have more to say about dogs and dog parks.

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Tails of the Dog Park
by Kim Pearson
Goody Beagle here. You don’t know me unless you have read my book Dog Park Diary: the social round of Goody Beagle. It’s about my visits to my dog park and who I meet there and all the things we smell. It’s a good book, and mostly true, but after it was published, I discovered that I have more to say about dogs. In this article I want to talk about the important skill of tail reading. All you humans should read it so you can understand us dogs better.

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Why to Pay Attention to Your Dog

by Kim Pearson
W.C. Fields reputedly refused to work with children or animals. He thought they upstaged him, just by being themselves. He was right, of course.

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There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.”
– Ursula K. Leguin