Marketing For Writers Who Hate Marketing: Resources

I’ve received requests to create a list of my “marketing for writers” books. Apologies. It’s remiss of me not to have created topic-specific lists of my books so that they’re easier to find when you need them. Marketing for writers: four books to help Marketing is a real hassle for many writers. Yes—it’s a hassle for me too, even though … Read more

A Writing Journal: 3 Tips To Ease Stress And Improve Your Writing

Here’s a question I’ve been asking my stressed-out students: “Do you keep a writing journal?” Over the years, I’ve found that journaling: Reduces stress; Enhances productivity, so that you get more done in less time; Helps with overall creativity. Why journal NOW? In a word, stress. While we’re isolating ourselves, stress is a big challenge. We’re not in control; this … Read more

Freelance Writing: Stay Creative And Rebuild Your Business

Are you facing the rebuilding of your freelance writing business? Many of the freelance writers with whom I’ve chatted over the past few weeks are struggling with cancelled gigs and clients who’ve shuttered their businesses. Although it seems Pollyanna-ish to say: “you’ll soon be back, bigger and better than ever,” a positive attitude is vital. Believe in yourself. Pray: prayer … Read more