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.
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.
Who did God create you to be? If He created you to become a writer without a degree, partner with Him and you will blossom. This doesn’t mean it’ll be an easy road or that you won’t have to work! But you will find yourself eager to do the work you love because He designed you to do it.
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.
What makes writing good? Who gets to judge what “good writing” is? What can we learn from examples of good writing from successful writers? Let’s look at a few short excerpts from professional authors and find out!
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.