Dull content can be the kiss of death – even for writers who love to write! Whether you’re a student writing about a boring topic for school or a freelance writer researching the history of the typewriter (yawn), you won’t… Read More »How to Stay Motivated When You’re Writing About Something Boring
tips for successful writers
I’ve started more than a dozen different types of blogs since my blogging career began 12 years ago. Which blog was most successful? The relationship blogs! If you’re thinking about blogging or looking for ways to make money as a blogger — or you’re just wondering if relationship blogs are successful — you need these tips.
Do you want your writing to get noticed – in a good way? Ditch these over-used adverbs, nouns, and cliches! Instead of relying on clichés and overdone descriptors, find fresh new images to convey your message.
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.
These five tips won’t just help you become a freelance writer, they’ll ensure you keep getting article assignments you don’t even have to pitch! No more writing query letters, sending article ideas to magazine editors, or searching the internet for online publications.
Learning how to DIY (do it yourself) when it comes to editing your own writing isn’t just difficult, it’s downright painful. How do you edit the words you so carefully crafted? Luckily, I found five editing tips that will elevate your writing and improve your work. Your readers will think you hired a professional editor!
If you think natural talent – the ability to write well – is a personality trait of a successful writer, you’d be wrong. “Talent is cheaper than table salt,” says bestselling author and writing teacher Stephen King.