30-Day Query Challenge for Freelance Writers

Posted by on Sep 24, 2016 in Business, Writing | No Comments
30-Day Query Challenge for Freelance Writers

Submitting a new query each day to a magazine or other publication for 30 days is a great way to boost your freelance writing career.

Slowing Down My Life, One Moment at a Time

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Health, Meditation, Writing, Yoga | No Comments
Slowing Down My Life, One Moment at a Time

This has been a week of Slowing Down. One moment at a time. And now that Saturday is almost here, it’s a chance to step back from the fast-paced world of technology — iPhones, non-stop Facebook videos, and distracted one-line messages to friends. But it’s not just the online world that has been dragging me […]

Raising the Titanic: Getting Back Into Your Writing Practice

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Writing | No Comments
Raising the Titanic: Getting Back Into Your Writing Practice

Even the smallest disruptions can throw off your writing practice, but it may be better to start over than trying to recapture your old writing practice.

6 Tips to Set Your Creativity and Writing Free

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Creativity, Writing | No Comments
6 Tips to Set Your Creativity and Writing Free

Learn how to keep your critical mind and internal editor from killing your creativity and preventing your writing from being free.

It’s a Free, Free, Free World: Why Content Marketing Equals Great Content

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
It’s a Free, Free, Free World: Why Content Marketing Equals Great Content

Content marketing is more than just giving away FREE content. It will help you stop thinking about links and start providing valuable content.

Why Creating Content Is Once Again King!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
Why Creating Content Is Once Again King!

The tide is changing with Internet marketing. Creating content that is valuable is once again a desired activity, thanks in part to Google’s Penguin update.

Create Content That’s Compelling: Finding Your Story’s Spine

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
Create Content That’s Compelling: Finding Your Story’s Spine

There are many ways to create content that’s compelling, but using storytelling can help you educate, inform, and entertain your audience at the same time. My father is a professional storyteller, a fact that I’m sometimes reluctant to admit. “You mean, he likes to lie about his fishing trips,” my friends ask. No, he tells […]

30 Freelance Writer Tips–Creating a Strong Job Application

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
30 Freelance Writer Tips–Creating a Strong Job Application

Earning a living as a freelance writer is easier said (written about?) than done. These 30 tips will get you moving in the right direction by helping you create a strong job application.

Stop Whining and Make Time to Write — Seven Steps Toward a Writing Life

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Writing | No Comments
Stop Whining and Make Time to Write — Seven Steps Toward a Writing Life

Every moment you spend whining about not having enough time to write is a moment you could have been writing. Make time to write … now!

How to Organize Your Website Content: A Quick and Dirty Guide

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Business, Writing | One Comment
How to Organize Your Website Content: A Quick and Dirty Guide

Organizing your website content is one of the most important steps in creating a useful website. When readers (such as customers, clients, followers, or random people in search of funny cat pictures) land on your website, they need to be able to find what they are looking for in the shortest amount of time. Or, […]