Tag : Writing blogs

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When you start writing for a blog it’s a lot like a gateway drug… or so I’d assume. Having never actually had any experience with drugs or anything like that, I can tell you that blogging quickly becomes an addiction and a frame of mind. Alternatively, you could think of a blog is an outlet …
When life hands you lemons make lemonade. Use your compass I’m sure we’ve all heard that old cliche.  Like most people I never understood that concept; I understood that we all have challenges in our lives, and that we should be positive, and learn from them.  Challenges are a guide, a compass directing us toward …
I know two great authors on Twitter.  I might spend a bit more time than I should there, but this particular social medium is great for one thing: getting to know your fellow writers. Two such writers are Dan McNeil and Charles E. Wells.  Before I wrote this blog post, I contacted both of them …
You have one chance and one chance alone to impress a person with your writing and, what is more important, to earn money on your published book. For most writers this sounds like a challenge — in a good way.  Just write something (or something more) and publish it.  If you want to, you can …
Writing requires courage.  There are a lot of people who love to write, not just as a career but as a hobby, and there are some wonderful works out there, including fan fiction.  There is a point when you learn so much more by stepping out of your comfort zone. You can write almost anything …
I could say that anything you do you can always do better, but that would sound a bit cliche.   Anyone can do anything that they try to and put their minds to, but at some point, all to often, there is something that “gives.”  You know that moment.  Take a blog for example. You …
After much debate, and after many years, come tomorrow, Living a Life of Writing will be getting a bit of a make over.  After four years of the same design, we have decided that new life needs to come to this blog.  The new design will reflect this change.  We hope you will like it.  …
There is no simple way to explain how to make money online or anywhere.  You just have to do it, and you have to focus.  You have to put in the hours to make what you want to make– or it won’t happen.  You have to focus and work at it, and that includes blogging. …
Blogging, or at least writing a blog, is a good way for me to communicate with my loyal friends and readers.   Part of what I’ve done to continue with my writing on my blogs is because my readers have found time to comment or offer suggestions.  The point is that blogging is not an isolated …
There are many people who write blogs.  Many write their blogs because they have something that needs to be shared with other writers.  Or, perhaps they write because they need to build a fan base for their more conventional writing.  Maybe it might be because they think at some point they will make money from …
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