All posts tagged "writing for a living"

  • Want To Be A Better Writer? Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

    We all know that jealousy can destroy a writer. Yet it is all too easy to get caught up in the cycle of comparing yourself to others, and once you do it is hard to stop. It...

    • Posted March 20, 2020
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  • Why Our First Drafts Are So Important

    We’ve all heard that alleged quote from Earnest Hemingway that goes, “the first draft of anything is sh*t.” While it’s a kind of tongue-in-cheek, emphasizing that even the most celebrated writers won’t write their best work first...

    • Posted March 11, 2020
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  • How To Hone Your Writing Talent

    Having raw writing talent is one thing, but how do you hone that talent? How do you refine it and shape it so that you continuously produce quality work? For many writers, they started because someone recognized...

    • Posted March 10, 2020
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  • So You’ve Self-Published Your Novel – What’s Next?

    Self-publishing your novel is an exciting time. However, you won't have long to celebrate as there is still so much work to do! For many authors, the process after writing a book is actually more challenging than...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
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  • A Big Idea: What Every Children’s Book Needs

    When it comes to creating a great story, writers know that the whole plot needs one big idea that all the action revolves around. Never has this been truer when trying to write a children's book. Children...

    • Posted March 3, 2020
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  • Interesting Ways To Spark Your Imagination

    One thing that's very important to all writers is the ability to be creative. However, sometimes when we are trying to think of new ideas for our stories, or just want to think imaginatively about where our...

    • Posted February 24, 2020
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  • 5 Tips To Help Write Your First Draft

    Writing the first draft of your novel is exciting, but it can also feel pretty daunting. The unfortunate truth is that most people who attempt to write a novel never manage to get it finished. However, you...

    • Posted February 21, 2020
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  • How To Better Organize Your Story

     When it comes to writing a novel, it pays to be organized. If you use a novel planner you’ll find it so much easier to keep track of notes, timelines and plot and character development. This can...

    • Posted February 19, 2020
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  • Want To Start A Content Writing Business? Do This!

    If you are hoping to set up a content writing business, you need to have a proper plan in place. The better informed you are, and the more organized and detailed you can be, the more likely...

    • Posted January 31, 2020
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  • How To Ak Your Clients For A Pay Rise

    As a freelance writer, you are in charge of your own business. This means that you have to create your own schedule, award yourself holiday days, and also manage your finances. It would help if you had...

    • Posted January 30, 2020
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