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5 Most Helpful Blogging Classes for Writers’ Workshops

None of the writers’ workshops and conferences I’ve attended offer in-depth classes or seminars on starting a blog for writers. This is probably because a writing conference or workshop is for aspiring authors who want to be traditionally published — but it is really difficult to get a publisher for your novel or nonfiction book! So, I often leave writers’ […]

Blogging Classes for Writers' Workshops

How to Write an Author Bio When You’ve Never Been Published 5

Learning how to write your author bio – even if you’ve never been published – may be easier than you think. It’s a classic writer’s conundrum: you can’t sell your articles to magazine editors because you haven’t been published yet, and you can’t get published because you haven’t sold any articles yet! I get it. I’ve been there. And I got […]

How to Write an Author Bio When You’ve Never Been Published

8 Tips for Starting a Christian Blog – Inspiration for Believers 2

You’re ready to share your faith in writing, but where and how do you start a Christian blog? These 8 blogging tips will help you find your voice as a blogger, write the good news of the gospel truth, and even make money with your blog. My inspiration for this article came from a Christian writer. “My husband will be retiring […]

How to Start a Christian Blog

How to Get Good Story Ideas for Ezines and Print Magazines

Yes, you can be 100% sure that your pitches will pique the editor’s interest! Here’s how to get good story ideas to write for ezines, popular blogs, online journals, and even print magazines. “This is a great article on creative ways to find story ideas for articles, but I have two more tips to add,” says Joan J. Carrigan on 5 Creative […]

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How to Stay Motivated When You’re Starting a Blog 6

Starting a blog can be daunting for even the most experienced writers – and staying motivated to keep blogging is even harder! These tips on how to start and sustain your blog are inspired by a reader. “I’ve been told I’m a good writer by several people, judging by my lengthy Facebook posts,” says Jerry on Best Jobs for Introverts and […]

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10 Ways Blogging Pays Writers 4

Does blogging pay? You better believe it! These benefits for blog writers start with money, and include recent research findings about how blogging pays financially, emotionally, and socially. If you want blogging to pay your bills, you have to approach it like you would any small business. That means you need to be disciplined, professional, business-like, and adopt a long-term […]

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Want to Blog, But Don’t Know Where to Start? 5 Tips for Newbies 1

Many writers and “normal” folk want to blog, but don’t know where to start. These tips for new bloggers range from choosing a web host to troubleshooting blog blips and crashes. “Great blog content comes from craft, care, and attention. Not talent.” ~  Sonia Simone. If you’re worried that you’re not a talented blogger, you can rest easy. But you still have […]

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