If you thought revising your own writing was hard, try editing someone else’s words! Critiquing another writer’s chapter or manuscript is my least favorite writing job. Back when I was hiring bloggers to write posts for my Quips and Tips blogs, I was forced to… Read More »The Most Helpful Ways to Edit Someone’s Writing
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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 write well if you’re bored.… Read More »How to Stay Motivated to Keep Writing
“Make your writing more edgy and quirky,” said a literary agent after reading my See Jane Soar book proposal. “Editors and publishers want edgy, quirky writing.” Back then I had no idea what that meant – but now I do. These tips on how to… Read More »10 Easy Ways Make Your Writing Edgy and Quirky
How do you become a travel writer? What is bad vs. good travel writing? Professional freelance travel writers and guidebook authors answer your most frequently asked questions about becoming a travel writer. I’m the Adventurous Writer – an experienced freelance magazine writer, blogger and published… Read More »Do You Want to Be a Travel Writer? FAQ and Answers
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.
Are you wondering how to write a nonfiction book proposal with sample chapter summaries? You’re in luck, fellow scribe! These chapter summaries in my nonfiction book proposal will give you ideas on how to summarize your own chapters. I also included a summary of my book’s introduction.
Do all poets, poem writers, scribes and verse makers possess the same essential personality traits? You get to be the judge! These traits of a poet’s personality begin with a brief glimpse into the writing habits of famous writers and poets.
The chapters of my book are due to a publisher in one week; these tips for writing for publication will make those chapters lively, concrete, and strong! These writing tips focus on the craft of writing (not the mechanics, such as grammar, spelling, or sentence… Read More »7 Tips for Writing for Publication