How do you write when you have no ideas? 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.
tips for successful writers
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! Imagine that. No more query letters, sending article ideas to magazine editors, or even trolling 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? Lucky for you, I found five DIY editing tips that will elevate your writing and fool readers into believing 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.
How do you deal with feelings of jealousy when you meet successful writers, hear about a fellow writer’s book publishing contract, or learn that yet… Read More »How to Stop Being Jealous of Writers Who Succeed