Freelance Career: 2 Essential Tips You Can Use Today

One of the easiest ways to set up a successful writing business is to start a freelance career. You develop an income while you develop your business. Your success is up to you. If you can write a coherent email message, you’ll do well. The demand for freelance writers has never been higher than it is today. And competent writers … Read more

Content Marketing: 2 Quick Tips You Can Use Today

“I’m bored with content marketing,” the self-publishing author confessed. “I need some better ideas.” Everyone gets bored, me included, but if you’re running a small business, you need to market. In a sense, marketing is easier for writers and authors; writing and developing ideas is what we do. In another sense, I completely understand this author. After a few hours … Read more

Write A Novel Fast: The No-Excuses Method

An old friend and I chatted about writing fiction. Although she’s always wanted to write a novel, she worried: “What if I get bored and don’t finish it?” I suggested the “no excuses” method. The big benefit of this method is that you don’t have time to think and second-guess yourself. Several of my students have had great success with … Read more

Writing A Novel: Get Unstuck And Save Your Novel (Or Not)

You’re writing a novel. Everything’s fine. It’s going well. Then suddenly you realize it’s three days since you worked on the novel; you’ve been busy. After telling yourself that you’ll work on it after the kids are in bed, you stream a movie instead. Another few days pass. Then a week… And you’re still not writing your novel. You’re stuck. … Read more