Writing Tips


5 Web Writing Tips From a Panel of Bloggers 2

Instead of a writing strategy this week, I’ve rounded up several effective web writing tips from a panel of bloggers. These tips are (mostly) from the Web Writing Panel at the Writer’s Craft Fair hosted by the BC Association of Magazine Publishers. I was honored to participate in this panel […]


Writing Strategy #3 – Write for One Hour 5

Every week, The Adventurous Writer features a writing strategy from Quips & Tips for Successful Writers (or another first-rate source!). This week, the strategy is how to “write for one hour.” My sample chapters to a publisher are due in a couple of weeks, my series of seven health articles is […]


Writing Strategy #2 – Grab Your Readers by the Throat 4

This week, the strategy is how to “grab your reader by the throat” (every week, The Adventurous Writer features a writing strategy from Quips & Tips for Successful Writers or another first-rate source!). Grabbing your readers (or editors, or publishers) by the throat is a fancy way of saying “write […]


Writing Strategy #1 – Let Your Writing Go

Every week, The Adventurous Writer features a writing strategy from Quips & Tips for Successful Writers (or another first-rate source!). This week, the strategy is “let your writing go.” “The best writing advice I ever received was to not get attached to your words,” says editor and freelance writer Alyice […]


How Freelancers, Nonfiction Writers, and Novelists Succeed 9

This website – The Adventurous Writer – isn’t just about my successes and failures as a freelance writer and book author. That’s secondary, because I dislike writing about myself. Rather, this site is about how to succeed as a novelist and nonfiction writer! How writers succeed is as easy (and […]


What I Learned as a Participant in an Online Writing Panel 8

I was honored to be a panelist in the “Writing for the Web” forum at the recent Write on Bowen Festival on Bowen Island, British Columbia. It was so much fun, in fact, I wish I’d signed up to teach a blogging workshop! I love answering questions about my passions: […]