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Essential writing steps for blog posts

Do you ever wonder how other writers write? How they create a blog post or any other kind of writing? What their writing steps are? If you feel frustrated and lost sometimes—especially if you're tormented by writers block—take a look at my system in the screencast below. I intentionally saved the steps (in separate documents)… Read More

Getting Your Foot in the Door: Simple Tips to Break into Freelance Writing

The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof bullshit detector. This is the writer’s radar and all great writers have it. —Ernest Hemingway Regardless of the industry you’re trying to break into, you face two problems: How do you get a job without experience? How do you get experience if you… Read More

From Blank Page to Polished Blog Post in 10 Clear Steps

Blogging was supposed to be easy, right? But there you sit, staring at an empty page feeling frustrated. You know what you want to say. You’re an expert in your field, after all. And so many bloggers say it should only take an hour or two. So what’s the problem? You don’t have a plan… Read More

A Dream Plus Action Equals a Published Book

Dreaming of writing—and publishing—your own book? You envision a novel, a children’s picture book, or maybe a memoir. The book has a gorgeous cover, and right under the title is your name. Woo! You’re not the only one. Lots of writers just like you have the same dream. But compared to the number of dreamers… Read More

10 Reasons Writers Should Do It Doggy Style

If you’ve ever had a dog who’s your BFF, you probably nod your head when dog lovers talk about the lessons dogs teach. Oh, they don’t teach specific lessons directly. Not intentionally, as far as anyone knows. But if you listen up—if you can learn from someone whose idea of fun is peeing on fenceposts—you’ll… Read More