You don’t even know what happened, or why it’s happened. Only that your project has suddenly taken a turn and the client who couldn’t praise your ‘professionalism’ enough is now calling you unprintable words and you both wish each other dead.
What now? I’m asked by these writers. Should I give up on this writing dream, because, clearly, writing and the writing industry itself is not meant for the mentally stable.
There’s no doubt about the power of images to transform a blog or social media update. However, sourcing those images can be a legal minefield. How do you know which ones are copyrighted? Answers to this question and more, in this post.
Writers are no different from other people or businesses. If you are a writer and you want to tap into the zeitgeist and in the process, sell your books, then Twitter is the platform for you. But to use it effectively, you need to know how to use it. So, here, in no particular order is our guide to mastering Twitter like #trump and #JKRowling.
The truth about writing a book is that it is midway between the mythical version (the ones we’re sold in movies and books, and in the public’s imagination), and the deranged reality.
There’s no better time for dreaming big dreams than when the pressure is off. So get out your notepad and do some dreaming.
My definition of a successful writer: those who work on their craft consistently, and never give up on their writing dream, even as the rejection pile threatens to overload their inbox. They’re successful, because they don’t give up.
I don’t know what to blog about. I’m an author, not a blogger. To which I say: if you can write, then you can blog. And you can blog about whatever you want – it’s your blog.
You know that a blog is good for your writing business. It does wonders for your SEO (provided it’s updated regularly and has valuable information for your prospects), establishes your writing expertise and is also a good lead generator. But how does it work in practice?
Everything you need to know about becoming a freelance writer: from initial idea to making the transition, and the business tools you need to help you get there.