All posts by Donna Best

  • Don’t Just Dream It! Be That Writer!

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! At the beginning of every great story, before anything exciting happens, we see something that looks a lot like normal life. Long before the protagonist slays a dragon or...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • How Charging Too Little Hurts The Writing Profession

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing. You just got a new lead. In the midst of all of the excitement of possibly gaining a new customer and making more money, you start to feel that...

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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  • What is Your Best Niche To Blog About? - Writer's Life.org
    What is Your Best Niche To Blog About?

    Share Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! So, you want to be a writer. You know that. But what you don’t know is what the heck you want to write about. And there are so many...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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  • How Do You Make Money From A Blog? - Writer's Life.org
    How Do You Make Money From A Blog?

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! How do bloggers make money from blogs? I’ve been reflecting this week about the amazing diversity of opportunities that are opening up for bloggers to make money from blogging....

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • How To Get Those Guest Blogging Pitches Done - Writer's Life.org
    How To Get Those Guest Blogging Pitches Done

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! I’ve had hits and misses, strikes and gutters during my guest blogging adventures. Here’s what I know. It does pay off to be organized! Don't let your daily tasks...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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  • Should You Write Novels in Multiple POV? - Writer's Life.org
    Should You Write Novels in Multiple POV?

    Share., Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! If you are itching to write in multiple POV or by using various points of view, STOP! Says Zen Scribe. It’s a risky proposition. It’s not a good idea...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • Three Tips for New Freelance Writers - Writer's Life.org
    Three Tips for New Freelance Writers

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! You finally took your freelancing full-time, and the day you left the rat race was one for the books. You tossed your red stapler into a cardboard box and...

    • Posted July 3, 2015
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  • A To Do List for Busy Freelancers - Writer's Life.org
    A To Do List for Busy Freelancers

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! When you work as a writer -- especially a freelance writer -- your schedule can feel a bit scattered. You don't have one job that you go to, where...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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  • Why Publishers Love Bloggers - Writer's Life.org
    Why Publishers Love Bloggers

    If you have ever known a clean-shaven man who quickly grew a beard, you have a clue about changes in the publishing industry over the past five to ten years. Publishing today looks very different from how...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • Story Structure Advice for Mystery and Thriller Authors - Wr
    Story Structure Advice for Mystery and Thriller Authors

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! Put ten writers in a room, ask them about their creative process, and you’ll likely get ten different answers varying by approach and degree, and volume. The gamut includes...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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