All posts by Donna Best

  • Why Writers Need to Take A Break Sometimes - Writer's Life.org
    Why Writers Need to Take A Break Sometimes

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! I know how it is. It’s a three-day weekend. You get caught up in the barbecues, the family time, the sunshine, the sales at the mall… and whatever else....

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • When You Are Freelance, Broke and Have No Work! - Writer's Life.org
    When You Are Freelance, Broke and Have No Work!

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! Have you ever felt like you were just going to explode if you couldn’t get a writing assignment right away? It happens even to seasoned freelance writers. The work...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Why You Should Not Compare Yourself to Other Writers - Writer's L
    Why You Should Not Compare Yourself to Other Writers

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Like Writing! If you’re reading this post, the odds that you have at least one social media account are pretty decent. And if you’re a questionable human being like me, you’ve...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Protected: Should You Be Self-Publishing or Blogging?

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    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Protected: What to Do With Old Unpublished Writing

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    • Posted May 25, 2015
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  • Writing Means It Is Time To Go To Work - Writer's Life.org
    Writing Means It Is Time To Go To Work

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! I’m writing this from a friend’s borrowed apartment in New York City.  Sun streams in through the east-facing windows.  The air-conditioner hums.  Outside, a bus sighs — that’s how...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • 3 Big Mistakes That Blogging "Experts" Make - Writer's Life.org
    3 Big Mistakes That Blogging “Experts” Make

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Like Writing! There are plenty of things that hack me off other blogging experts, especially when they’re established bloggers who really should know better. When I start to see a lot of...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Keeping your Web Writing Simple For The Masses - Writer's Life
    Keeping your Web Writing Simple For The Masses

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! In 1964, Richard Hofstadter wrote a Pulitzer-prize-winning book called Anti-Intellectualism in America. This rich, thorough book exposed the thread of anti-intellectualism that runs through the culture of practical America....

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • E.B. White On How to Write For Children

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! In a 1969 interview, included in the altogether unputdownable The Paris Review Interviews, vol. IV (public library) — which also features wonderfully wide-ranging conversations with Haruki Murakami, Maya Angelou,...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • Use Subheads to Keep Readers Hooked On Your Writing

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing. The best tool you have in your arsenal is something that far too many bloggers overlook. The subhead. That’s right – the often overlooked subhead is really a stealthy...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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