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Easy Way To Write Articles – Call on Your Muse

An easy way to write articles is one that I have used since 2007.  The first article on this website was written in March 2007.

The best way to start is by just sitting down at the keyboard and start typing.  I did that exact thing to write this article.

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What is a Muse – use it by just typing.

From The Free Dictionary  (myo͞oz)

n.

1. Greek Mythology Any of the nine daughters of Mnemosyne and Zeus, each of whom presided over a different art or science.

2. muse

a. guiding spirit.
b. source of inspiration: the lover who was the painter’s muse.
3. muse Archaic A poet.
The Muse idea came from the book “War of Art”.  I recommend anyone that writes more than an occasional article to read the book.

How I Start The Engines

The great country/western artist Kenny Rogers always said the music was already on the page.  I just had to write over the top of it.  I think he mentioned a muse a few times.

The easiest method is to start with a keyword or concept you wish to cover – writing articles – my method.

The Outline – Mother of  All Ways to Write Articles

My outline for this article was:

  1. keyphrase – Google loves these things and so will your readers.  I identify in the first and last sentences what I am writing about in the article.
  2. main topic point –  Persuasion to read the article and generates sub-topics.  Most readers are lost at this point without a good main topic point.  Then again, forcing a reader to read a whole article to find the main topic point goes on quite a bit nowadays.   Frustrating.
  3. Covert keyphrase and main topic point to Heading 1, Heading 2 and Heading 3.  You can only have one Heading 1 per article.  If you have more than one Heading 1, Google and other search engines will ignore your article.
  4. Limitless Heading 2’s and 3’s.  You can add as many of each as you want.  If you want your article republished in other press, then keep it to 750 words or less.
  5. Your outline is the way to structure Headings – I decided to do Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3, and Heading 3.
  6. Write free-form. Use Microsoft Word and Grammarly.  Do not try to type perfectly as you go along.  Keep your article writing to an hour unless you are writing a mega-article.   That is the easy way to write articles so that you do not burn out as I do sometimes if I am over 1.5 hours.
  7. When finished, let the article sit for at least an hour and then return to it for a muse review.
  8. Publish it using WordPress with Yoast or RankMath to guide you.
  9. Always add a pic.
  10. Do not write another post that is similar for at least a year – Google penalizes repetition.

Those are my 10 quick ways to use your muse to write articles.   I hope this helps you with an easy way to write articles.   The main task is to start typing and you will be impressed with the outcome.

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James founded a Workers’ Compensation consulting firm, J&L Risk Mgmt Consultants, Inc. in 1996. J&L’s mission is to reduce our clients’ Workers Compensation premiums by using time-tested techniques. J&L’s claims, premium, reserve and Experience Mod reviews have saved employers over $9.8 million in earned premiums over the last three years. J&L has saved numerous companies from bankruptcy proceedings as a result of insurance overpayments.

James has over 27 years of experience in insurance claims, audit, and underwriting, specializing in Workers’ Compensation. He has supervised, and managed the administration of Workers’ Compensation claims, and underwriting in over 45 states. His professional experience includes being the Director of Risk Management for the North Carolina School Boards Association. He created a very successful Workers’ Compensation Injury Rehabilitation Unit for school personnel.

James’s educational background, which centered on computer technology, culminated in earning a Masters of Business Administration (MBA); an Associate in Claims designation (AIC); and an Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM). He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a licensed financial advisor. The NC Department of Insurance has certified him as an insurance instructor. He also possesses a Bachelors’ Degree in Actuarial Science.

LexisNexis has twice recognized his blog as one of the Top 25 Blogs on Workers’ Compensation. J&L has been listed in AM Best’s Preferred Providers Directory for Insurance Experts – Workers Compensation for over eight years. He recently won the prestigious Baucom Shine Lifetime Achievement Award for his volunteer contributions to the area of risk management and safety. James was recently named as an instructor for the prestigious Insurance Academy.

James is on the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the North Carolina Mid-State Safety Council. He has published two manuals on Workers’ Compensation and three different claims processing manuals. He has also written and has been quoted in numerous articles on reducing Workers’ Compensation costs for public and private employers. James publishes a weekly newsletter with 7,000 readers.

He currently possess press credentials and am invited to various national Workers Compensation conferences as a reporter.

James’s articles or interviews on Workers’ Compensation have appeared in the following publications or websites:

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