Motivation Monday: The Beginning Is Always Today

It’s Motivation Monday again. We’re two weeks into a brand new year. Question: did you make any New Year’s resolutions for this year? If you did, how’s your progress? I cheerfully admit that I’m rubbish at keeping New Year’s resolutions, so I no longer bother. If you’re not a “resolutions” fan either, try this. This Motivation Monday, make every day … 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

Self-Publishing Fiction: The Posts You Found Most Useful In 2020

This year, the most-read posts were about self-publishing fiction and writing (how to write.) Unsurprisingly, I’ll publish more of the same in 2021. A couple of my writing students asked: “can you still make money self-publishing fiction?” Is self-publishing fiction still viable in 2021? People love entertainment, so yes, self-publishing fiction is still viable going forward. That said, if you’re … Read more

Offering Book Ghostwriting Services: 5 Tips To Get Started

Interested in offering book ghostwriting services? If you love to write and think you’d enjoy writing books for others, you may have a career as a book ghostwriter ahead of you. In this article, we’ll look at ghostwriting nonfiction books, like biographies, memoirs, and other nonfiction. In some ways, ghostwriting a nonfiction book is more challenging than fiction, because you’ll … Read more

Freelance Writing: Launch A Writing Business In 24 Hours

Freelance Writing: Launch A Writing Business In 24 Hours

Want to start a freelance writing business? Over the past few months I’ve received questions about how to get started fast. So let’s look at a few simple steps; by tomorrow, your new freelance business can be up and running. And you’ll be in fashion, because today, freelancing is big business. Freelance writing: freelancing is big business now According to … Read more