Tag : Writing for a Living

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Have you noticed there is a lot of negativity out there? Sure, it could be the long hard winter we’re experiencing – polar vortexes can dampen the mood of the happiest, most positive people. Regardless of the weather, some people are simply more prone to feelings of discouragement, alienation, and self-pity. In order to get …
With the many choices of tablets on the market which tablet would I recommend to writers? Simple. iPad. Like this one; Apple iPad Air MD788LL/B (16GB, Wi-Fi, Silver). When you open the box everything is simple-. The cable to charge your device, simple. Can be plugged in either way. No need to fumble with which way is …
I am writing my first book review for the world to see.My normal reviews are oral and intended for a one on one audience. My dialogue, mannerisms and excitement level (or lack there of if I didn’t care for the title) is all tailor fit to the person that I am speaking to. Now I’m …
“Is writing about money or being more professional?” This is an excellent question and one that several people have asked over the course of me writing for this blog. As such, I want to give it the air time it deserves. Standards, Professionalism, Working Smarter. Over the next couple posts we will examine this issue in more detail …
Living a Life of Writing just took on a whole new meaning- it takes courage to build, and even more courage to seek a major improvement on something that works well.  The past two years have been a wild ride for me as well- both as a writer and as a person.  A writing mentor …
A lot of writers are looking for ways to make money publishing their work. There are ups and downs in all writing, but with both time and focus you will find that writing online on any site and doing it well will help you with a writing goal, such as publishing a book. All it …
A few days ago, I was relaxing with a few friends of mine, and they asked me how my life has been, and what I have done in the last year.  I can say it has been a very life-changing year for me, and for the person I’ve become.  One of the biggest changes was …
Writers have something special going on with their readers, for example: when you visit a blog, and find so many writers who have a small blog, but no real relationship with anyone, because everyone has something to say. It’s great to see comments, and it’s great to develop a relationship with a potential reader, without …
Do you want to improve traffic to your blog? Would you even like to make money with this blog? In this case you need a good deal of luck as well as a great blog with a lot of well-read older blog posts that people will still go and read.  You will need to have …
The Word-Loss Diet The Word-Loss Diet by Rayne Hall is a good book to read if you are a more advanced writer.   One of the problems many new and self-published authors have is working with words.  This is not a long book, with only 71 pages, but the information is valuable. One of the …
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