National Novel Writing Month is a fun time to challenge new and advanced writers alike! Here's 7 tips to help you surive the Nanowriting month challenge, as well as strategies you can use to make it to the end.
Emails: love them or hate them, they have become a standardized way of communicating in the professional world. And because of that, some professionals write a lot of them every day. An employee can easily write fifty or so e-mails a day, especially if they’re constantly communicating with their team on projects. Here’s how you can make your emails sound more professional and pleasant.
Have you ever found yourself tired of putting words onto the page? Maybe you've taken a writing hiatus or you're looking to get back into the craft. Here's how you can make a comeback after a writing hiatus.
very writer and English major always asks, "How can I get an entry level writing job?" However, the journey to finding that perfect entry level writing gig can be a challenge. Luckily there's many ways you can get started in the writing field. Here's the steps you can take on how to get an entry level writing job.
When a writer prewrites, they're looking to prepare themselves for what's to come. Whether that's expanding the imagination or getting ready to put thoughts into words, the prewriting process is important to help boost your creativity and give you a direction.
Here's a few prewriting strategies that you can use to start improving as a writer today.
"How can I improve my writing skills?"
That's the question every writer asks, no matter if they're writing book one or twenty. As writers, we're always looking for ways to improve our writing skills. However, what if I told you that while you can't magically improve your writing skills, there's 10 easy steps you can take to help improve them. Here's 10 ways you can use to improve your writing skills, no matter the level, today.
Imagine this: a literary agent reads your query letter and decides to check out the opening to your story. You've passed the first test (writing that query letter and getting their attention), and now it's time for them to be bedazzled by your writing.
But how you do go about starting a novel? Here's seven tips on how to write a good first chapter.
Sometimes the muses stop singing in your ears, or you're not sure what topic to tackle next. And with so much content on the internet, you might start asking yourself "how can I come up with blog ideas? Especially ones people want to read?" Here's five tricks you can use to brainstorm and come up with blog ideas people will actually want to read.
Everyone loves a cup of a piping hot tea -- I know I certainly do, especially when I'm in for the long haul. Okay, I'm sure there's some coffee people out there. I get it. But I'm not talking about actually drinking tea (even though I'm pretty sure my blood is made of it by … Continue reading Why Writing is Like “Spilling the Tea”
A little over a year ago, I started publishing on this blog. I've been consistent with posting writing advice and keeping the information on my pages as current as possible. As someone that's been blogging for a little over a year, here's everything my blog taught me.