Writing On Medium: Is It A Useful Publishing Platform?

“Does writing on Medium help writers?” Whenever I’m asked this question, I respond: “It depends. What do you want to achieve?” If you’re unfamiliar with Medium, the publishing platform was developed by Evan Williams (co-founder of Blogger and Twitter) in 2012. The platform has gone through many changes, but it’s lasted all these years and is popular. I find it … Read more

Short Stories: 3 Simple Ways To Write Short Fiction And Profit

It’s hardly a secret that I love writing and selling short stories and novellas, so I get questions. The most common question: can you really make an income writing short fiction? For many authors, “fiction” means novels. I understand. For years, until I became a copywriter and stepped out of my author bubble, I assumed that real writers wrote novels. Somehow … Read more

Write Articles: Use This Strategy Now To Achieve Your Goals

Do you write articles? If you’re a content creator, you’re accustomed to writing articles for websites and publications. As a content marketing strategy, article content works for your clients, who pay you to write. However, you may not have considered that if it works for your clients, it can work for you. Search Engine Journal has useful statistics about content … Read more

The Creator Economy: 3 Easy Steps To Monetize A Blog

Today, The creator economy is a thing. According to Shopify, it refers to: … a type of business run by online content creators who monetize their audiences through paid partnerships, ad revenue, tipping platforms, and product sales… Moreover, it consists of “an estimated 50 million influencers, artists, curators, and community builders.” Could you join the creator economy? Recently a reader … Read more

Freelancing: Writing Your Way

What are your biggest challenges in freelance writing? Common challenges include under-employment, marketing your business, and getting clients who can afford to pay you more than peanuts. Although the gig economy is booming, third parties such as the freelance marketplaces tend to get the profits. The best thing about freelance writing? You can write your way. Write what you want, … Read more