About Writing

No and Know are Keys to Getting Stuff Done

When you are struggling to get stuff done for your day, strip it back to the basics to find your way to get it done. The day started off already behind. Even worse, it was weeks behind because of the chaos and circumstances that had been getting in the way. NaNoWriMo? Don’t even get me …

Business of Freelance

4 Simple Secrets Secured During a Successful WordCamp Experience

Tips from WordCamp Birmingham by Kathryn C Lang Building a solid foundation of success requires more than the right place or the right people, but it demands the right investment of engagement from you. I attended WordCamp Birmingham in 2013. It was not my first conference, although it was my first WordCamp experience. I took …

Blogging

How to Write Quick Consistent Blog Content

A chat on Twitter prompted me to expand on the ideas I was trying to share. It seems 140 characters caused confusion. The ideas seemed simple enough. The explanations seemed plain. I was reminded of the time my husband called me and asked me how to make biscuits (using a biscuit mix). I was shocked, …

About Writing

Take the Steps to Move You into Your Writing Success

Kathryn Lang shared some thoughts on how she was pursuing her writing dreams – and she took a moment to clarify what she meant by that goal. She was inspired by Hugh Howey. Tips from Kathryn Lang for Reaching Your Dreams Work harder than anyone else. Coach Bear Bryant (from the University of Alabama) said …

Tips

Mimosas Help Writers Make the Mosmostest of the Words

Writing should be done without limits or restrictions. Writing is the art. The craft of the language comes into effect through the re-writing and editing process. Freedom paints words on a canvas of lined paper. Let the Words Run Free I attended a writing workshop at a friend’s house far from my home. It required …

Tips, Uncategorized

3 Simple Tips for Measuring the Success of a Blog

The real measure of a website or blog success is not the number of people that visit or the number of engagements or even the number of sales that are made. The real measure of a blog is whether it meets my needs and goals. It is up to me to define these and when …

About Writing, Tips

Learn How to Break Writer’s Block

Successful Freelance Writing Tips

Writer’s block uses a number of disguises to keep me from writing the words I know I need to be writing. The more attention I give to writer’s block, the strong or more powerful it seems to become. I have discovered that if I will face down writer’s block and press on with the words, …

About Writing, Marketing

How to Determine Your Favorite Author

Marketing for Successful Freelance Writing

How to Determine Your Favorite Author by Kathryn Lang [tweetthis]There is only one #author that should be your favorite author that is YOU[/tweetthis] I was sitting next to a lady at an event. Ellen Sallas had already won my heart with her quick (and snarky) with, but when I glanced over at her author table …

About Writing, Guest Post

When Hope Takes Action – a Guest Post by Susan Day

When hope takes action by Susan Day We all like to hope. We might hope for nice weather or hope our boss takes notice of our work. We hope our kids grow up into good people, and get satisfying careers and have a loving partner. We hope our book will sell millions and all our …

Business of Freelance

Make a Living Writing by Treating the Words Professionally

Successful Freelance Writing Tips

[tweetthis]The simple step of treating your #writing like a business can help build a foundaiton for making a living with words[/tweetthis] If you want to make a living writing and you want to build a living wage with your words then you have to treat it like a job. It IS a job. It can …