What are the best freelance writing books? Ones that teach you how to get paid to write for magazines, of course! This list of the best freelance writing books includes… Read More »The Freelance Writing Books That Helped Me Get Published
Here are dozens of writing quips and tips from famous novelists, authors, and editors. I’ve been collecting writing quips for most of my life; they all inspire me in different ways.… Read More »73 Writing Quips & Tips From Successful Published Authors
Novel writing tips from bestselling author Bob Mayer’s talk at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in British Columbia. His advice ranged from outlining a book to creating narrative structure. Are… Read More »Bestselling Author Bob Mayer’s Writing Tips for Novelists
Be careful if you want to write your memoirs—or even just share stories about people you know. These mistakes and tips for writing about family and friends will help you… Read More »Writing About Someone You Know? 10 Tips & Mistakes to Avoid
“I have the heart of a young boy,” said Stephen King. “I keep it in a jar on my desk.” Here are the best quotes about writing and creativity from… Read More »Brilliant Writing Quotes: Capote, Lamott, Dillard, Orwell & King
Did you give up on your book, blog or dream of being a writer? Here’s how to motivate yourself to start writing after you quit writing your book, blog or… Read More »Stopped Writing? How to Motivate Yourself to Start Writing Again
You might want to give up if you’ve been rejected by magazine editors, book publishers and literary agents. Here’s how to cope with rejection. When I first started freelance writing… Read More »5 Psychological Tips to Help Writers Cope With Rejection Letters
Do you want your writing to get noticed – in a good way? Ditch these over-used adverbs, nouns, and cliches! Eliminating these clichés and over-used descriptors (adverbs, adjectives, nouns, etc) will improve your writing quickly and easily.
A good article ends with a conclusion that surprises the reader, yet makes sense. Writing an ending that summarizes your ideas is difficult, but not impossible.
These tips for writing for publication will make your book lively, concrete, and strong! These publishing tips focus on the craft of writing (not the mechanics, such as grammar, spelling, or sentence construction).
How do authors write about synesthetic characters in novels and nonfiction books? Here’s how synesthesia or synaesthesia is portrayed in some fictional detective novels, books, and literature. You say synesthesia,… Read More »Synesthesia in Detective Fiction, Books, and Literature (Synaesthesia)
For some authors, marketing is the hardest part of writing books. I am one of those authors. Here are the biggest mistakes I made, and what I’d do differently next… Read More »3 Marketing Mistakes I Made With My First Traditionally Published Book