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Nov
16
I'm Getting Published! (Novel First Draft to Query to Agent Offer to Book Deal, Full Timeline & Stats)

I'm Getting Published! (Novel First Draft to Query to Agent Offer to Book Deal, Full Timeline & Stats)

Good news, everyone! I can now officially share that my debut novel DAD CAMP is getting published! It's slated to
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Aug
31
Words By Evan Porter Looks Different!

Words By Evan Porter Looks Different!

Hey there! Yes, it does! I'm currently in the process of revamping Words By Evan Porter, my personal website, to
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Jun
10
I Monetized a YouTube Channel Without Being on Camera or Filming Anything (Case Study + Results)

I Monetized a YouTube Channel Without Being on Camera or Filming Anything (Case Study + Results)

I've been running content sites since 2017 — that's when I started my first and largest site. These days the site
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Jan
21
I Wrote a Novel During the Pandemic (Process, Tools, How Long It Took & More.)

I Wrote a Novel During the Pandemic (Process, Tools, How Long It Took & More.)

I mentioned in my year end wrap up for 2021 [https://wordsbyevanporter.com/2021-recap/] (plus here and there in previous
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Aug
26

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Pageviews

It's human nature to want to know how we fit in. How we compare to everyone around us. Bloggers are
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Jun
09

How to write a theme statement

When you get done with a reading assignment for school, usually an essay, novel, or short story, you'll sometimes be
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Feb
19

19 Writing Tips & Techniques from Famous Writers That You Can Use Right Now

Every so often, I run into these long lists of writing tips and quotes from famous authors on sites like
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Jan
23

What I Learned From Writing for The Onion (For a Month)

In April/May of 2010, I spent four weeks as a freelance writer for The Onion News Network. Besides looking
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Jan
16

Flex Your Muscles: 7 Creative Exercises for Copywriters & Content Marketers

One of the things I've been doing at my agency job the past couple of months is something we're calling
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Dec
18

Sentence Rhythm: How to Use Sentence Variety for Better Writing

You ever read a piece of writing and notice that something just feels... off? Unnatural? Labored, even? You can't put
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