My Top 10 Tips for the Freelance Writer

  Freelance writing is not always easy. It can be time consuming, and sometimes we may not know where to go from the point we are at. The important thing is to keep going. Here are my top 10 tips to help you along your way: Write first. Spend the Continue Reading

What is Your Specialty?

  You may have noticed that I am posting questions for you to answer, coming after some goal setting and motivational posts. This is in an effort to get you thinking.   Thinking about what?   What you want to be doing. You might already be blogging on a nonfiction Continue Reading

Autumn Writing Ideas

This time of year, we think about what to write about using an autumn theme. There are many options for the well-rounded writer. This list is meant to get you started. Feel free to expand on these ideas, or come up with your own.     Write a novella about Continue Reading

What to do with Old Articles

Do you have old articles that can be reused? Ones that no one else holds rights to? If you do, then you can recycle them. Here are some ideas for using them: Perform a quick edit of them and group them into categories. Create special reports or ebooks from these. Continue Reading

New Ideas

I have so many ideas floating around in my head I don’t know what to do with them all. I have a running list (or, um, lists) of ideas for this writing business… and story lines and eBook ideas, etc. I never seem to have enough to accomplish things. Not Continue Reading

Creating a Freelance Business

A freelance career can be a fun and rewarding one. Keep in mind that it takes a good 3 to 5 years to build a successful business, and be prepared to spend many, many hours a week working at it. It is wise to keep your ‘day job’ for at Continue Reading

What Are You Reading?

Reading, believe it or not, is a big part of writing. Reading others’ works allows you to see different writing styles, which helps you to develop your own. Reading will also give you ideas for your own works, not in the form of copying (of course) but in giving you Continue Reading