The end is closer than you think! Whether you’re 50, 70, or 90 – you are one day closer to your death. If you don’t write the most important story of your life now, then when? These ten tips will help you start writing your… Read More »10 Tips for Writing the Most Important Story of Your Life
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Revising and editing your work is more important than the original writing itself. Learning how to edit and revise your own writing might be painful, but it’s necessary if you want to get published! These tips apply to all types of writing: magazine feature articles, short stories,… Read More »How to Revise and Edit for Publication
Maybe you have to journal for a school assignment, or you want to start journaling for your emotional health. Maybe you want to write a book! Or you want to write about your experiences and memories in a travel journal. You want to journal (or you’re being forced to journal by a teacher or therapist), but you don’t know how to start journaling. These tips and questions for creative journaling will get and keep the ink flowing.
How do you write an essay, article or blog post when you have no ideas and nothing to write about? When I taught Language Arts and Journalism, I often watched students stare at their blank pages, bewildered. They knew they had to write – and they even wanted to write – but they had nothing to write about.
Asking for feedback on your writing is hard for most writers. Getting feedback on your memoir — the most personal form of writing — can be downright painful! How do you ask for and receive feedback on your personal life story? These tips will help you accept both criticism and praise with equal amounts of grace.
Heart map writing is surprisingly effective — and fun! These five tips for writing with a heart map will kickstart your writing (or help you maintain the momentum you already have going). Here’s how I mapped my heart and why I use it to make my writing more interesting for both me and my readers.
“I want to write the story of my life but I don’t know where to start,” says one of my She Blossoms readers. Below are four tips on how to write your life story, from published author and literature professor Allan Hunter. I also share… Read More »How to Start Writing Your Life Story
This isn’t just an example of an inspirational speech for a charity; it’s the actual talk my Little Sister and I did at a Big Sisters Fundraising Gala in Vancouver. We received a standing ovation and raised more money for our charity than the planning committee hoped for!