Quips and Tips for Successful Writers


Bittersweet Blossoms

I once attended a Passover dinner at a Jewish friend’s home. We sat around the dinner table, and took turns reading short portions of the Torah. We passed a portion of Maror (bitter herbs) around the table, each of us taking a small taste. Yuck! Then we passed Charoset, which […]

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The Adventurous Writer Needs You! And She’s Willing to Pay 17

Let’s face it; adventurous writers can’t do it all alone. So hop on — the “Quips and Tips” train is gaining steam! I need writers to write for my websites, and I’m willing to pay bucks. Not big bucks because I’m just a small writer with a small business…but bucks […]


Quips and Tips From the Working World is Hiring Bloggers 34

Quips and Tips is busting at the seams! I’m hiring bloggers for my Working World blog – it’s easy, interesting “Quips and Tips” job that will improve your web writing and editing skills, increase your online exposure, and earn you a bit ‘o money… I’m looking for bloggers to contribute […]

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Quips and Tips for Christmas Shopping – Holiday Gifts Galore!

A roundup of Quips and Tips articles about Christmas shopping, holiday gift ideas, and finding the right present for the right person. Make your Christmas shopping easy by doing most of it online — and doing it early! Healthy Christmas Gift Ideas – 8 Holiday Gifts for All Ages lists […]


Writers, Achieve Your Goals! Motivation to Keep Writing 5

Finding the motivation to write is a constant struggle, even for writers who earn a living from writing! That’s why I wrote Fire Up the Muse — to help writers achieve their goals, no matter what obstacles they face. If you’re a writer who struggles with self-doubt, frustration, writer’s block, fear of failure, […]

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Extroverted Writers, Skin Problems, Why Couples Break Up – New Quips and Tips!

This month, my “Quips and Tips” articles ranged from Valentine’s Day gift ideas to having multiple babies because of fertility treatments…with a little bit of Maui thrown in for good luck! What’s really on my mind, however, is my “Make Money Blogging” course that I’ll soon be teaching through Simon Fraser […]


New Articles – Divorce, Divorce, Divorce! and Thanksgiving Dinner 1

Here are this week’s new articles from The Adventurous Writer – divorce was the hot topic, because of a wonderful book I’ve been reading (and no, it’s not because my marriage is unhappy!). I also wrote about writing careers, Thanksgiving, saving money for Christmas shopping, and Halloween costumes. First, advice […]