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.
Deep down…or maybe even right at the surface where everyone can see…you wish you were a writer. A real writer. But how do you overcome those feelings of not being good enough? Good news! I have three tips to help you overcome those “I’m not good enough to be a writer” demons.
Halloween is a fantastic source of blog traffic and opportunities to find readers – if you can think of things to write about. These eight ideas for blog posts and magazine articles at Halloween won't keep you in suspense!
Good news! If your writing has been rejected multiple times by magazine editors, book publishers and literary agents, then you’re a real writer. You're in the game! The bad news is that you may feel too discouraged, disappointed and disheartened to keep writing. You're tempted to kick yourself out of the game.
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.