All posts by Donna Best

  • Hidden Writer’s Markets For Fiction Writers

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! As someone who both gets paid significantly more than $100 per post to blog for clients and who comes from a PR background, I have to point out some...

    • Posted June 12, 2015
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  • How Writers Are Reducing Freelance Financial Risks - Writer's L
    How Writers Are Reducing Freelance Financial Risks

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing. Are you scared to take the plunge into freelance writing, because it feels too risky? After all, there’s no regular paycheck coming in. No paid sick time. And for...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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  • Protected: Does A Novel Need An Outline?

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Hemingway Never Wrote Drunk And Neither Should You - Writer
    Hemingway Never Wrote Drunk And Neither Should You

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! Hemingway never wrote drunk. Despite the quote being misattributed to him, the famous author apparently never said, “Write drunk, edit sober.” And if he did say it, he certainly didn’t practice...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Blogging Tips To Keep The Blogger Sane

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing. No matter what the posting schedule is like (daily, weekly, monthly), there is always another deadline looming. It can feel like one of those hamster wheels where you can’t...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • Why Popular Blogs Crash and How to Prevent It - Writer's Life.org
    Why Popular Blogs Crash and How to Prevent It

    Share, Pin or Retweet If you Love Writing! It’s the nightmare scenario for any blogger. All the hours and effort you’ve invested in writing, promoting and developing your site, only for it to go down as soon...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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  • Monetize Your Blog Without Posting Ads - Writer's Life.org
    Monetize Your Blog Without Posting Ads

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! So, you’re convinced that putting ads on your blog is a terrible idea. Does that mean you have to absorb the costs of running your blog and continue working...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Six Ways To Get In The Mood To Write - Writer's Life.org
    Six Ways To Get In The Mood To Write

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! More specifically, I don’t believe in that mythical, wraithlike ogre that sucks the life and soul from a writer, rendering him impotent, unable to put words down on paper...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Don’t Feed The Internet Trolls

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! A new lesson I’m learning in interacting with people is this: Reward the givers, not the haters. The people pleaser in me wants to chase down every angry customer,...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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  • Adding Tension to Your Novel Writing - Writer's Life.org
    Adding Tension to Your Novel Writing

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! I hope I don’t need to tell you why you need tension in your novel. Every story, regardless of genre, needs to ooze with tension. Why? Because tension determines...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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