Motivation Monday: The Trap Of Productivity For Writers

I’m a huge fan of everything productivity-related, especially productivity for writers. I can click my way around the web for minutes and hours on end, devotedly researching—hoping to find one magic strategy or trick. Here’s why: writing is hard work. When you’re researching, you’re not writing… However, you’re blithely certain that one day, really soon, you’ll find something which will … Read more

Writing Process: 4 Tips To Stay Motivated, No Matter What

What’s your writing process? Over past few months, I’ve received messages from writers who’ve lost their motivation. They’re stuck at home. First they’re bored, then depressed. Their motivation to write disappears. One writer said to me: “no one has any money. So even if I finish my book and publish it, it won’t sell.” People do have money and they’re … Read more

Freelance Writing: 5 Ways To Meet And Beat Your Deadlines

Freelance writing is pretty much recession-proof, so take heart if you’ve lost gigs and clients because of the pandemic. You may need to boost your marketing and visibility, but clients are out there, waiting for you. Look on your losses as an opportunity to revamp and revitalize your business. Start by discovering the big secret to winning more gigs. Freelance … Read more