All posts tagged "writing for a living"

  • How Short Is A Short Story?

    Short story writing can be excellent for those writers who want to try something a little different. Also, those who want to take a break from their novels haven't written for a long time and want to...

    • Posted August 20, 2020
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  • Common Freelance Writer Questions Answered

    If you are new to freelance writing, you know that the path to success can feel uneven, confusing, and lonely. To become a successful freelance writer takes grit, determination, and a positive mindset. Here are some of...

    • Posted August 20, 2020
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  • Easy Marketing Tips For Writers

    We all know that being a successful writer often involves a lot more than just writing. You need to become an expert in self-promotion if you want to enjoy consistent and continued success. While this doesn't feel...

    • Posted August 20, 2020
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  • Writers! How To Make Sure Your Clients Pay Their Invoices

    One of the most important qualities any freelance writer must have is the ability to stay organized. This covers all aspects of the work, from reaching out to new clients, keeping lines of communication open, hitting deadlines,...

    • Posted August 13, 2020
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  • Getting Over Your Shyness As Writer

    One of the aspects of writing that many of us struggle with is self-promotion. Writers are notoriously tortured souls, many of whom find it challenging to muster enough self-belief to send their book off to a publisher...

    • Posted August 13, 2020
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  • Researching Techniques To Aid Your Writing

    If you want your writing to be authentic and engaging, you really need to do your research. Research can help all sorts of writing, from memoirs to blogs to articles to entire works of fiction. All the...

    • Posted August 6, 2020
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  • How To Test Your Story Idea

    If you have got an idea for a new story, how do you test it to see whether it has legs? When it comes to writing, our only limitations are our imaginations. However, this does not automatically...

    • Posted August 5, 2020
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  • How To Create A Successful Author Newsletter

    When it comes to writing a successful book, marketing it to the right people is half the battle. Some fantastic books have barely seen the light of day because they couldn't find the right publisher, and the...

    • Posted July 30, 2020
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  • Character Empathy – Why Is It Important And How To Do It

    If you want your protagonist to resonate with your readers, you need to make them care. Creating empathy for your main character isn't always easy, but it is critical to your book's success. So how do you...

    • Posted July 22, 2020
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  • What Makes Writing Engaging?

    We all know that unless we can hook our readers and ensure that they engage with our writing, we won't get very far. But writing in an engaging fashion isn't always as easy as it seems. No...

    • Posted July 17, 2020
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