Following the Indie Road

The indie road means exactly what it sounds like it means. Choosing to be independent –whether in the publishing industry, the music industry, or the business world – means that you are making the choice to do it on your own. You are not buying into a franchise. You are not relying on the muscle Read More …

Join In to Grow Relationships

The running theme through my life of late (in business and personal situations) revolves around relationships. It is not just whom you know, but how you know them and how you choose to foster that knowing. Six degrees of separation – or even one or two – will not give me the desired effect that Read More …

Discover the Secrets for Creating Change

Building a writing career conjures up images of greatness in some minds, full of book signings, interviews and unbelievable advances. Those that have started down the path often have more nightmares than images – nightmares of looming deadlines, haunting blank pages and empty checkbooks. It takes work to build a career. That work has to Read More …

Become a Helper to Reach Your Writing Success

Are you willing to become a helper to reach the writing success that you desire? “You can have all the success that you want if you are willing to help enough people reach their success.” From Zig Ziglar Reaching the top tier of writing success means different things to different people. Some writers want to Read More …

Know Your Why to Grow Your Writing

Building You Writing Career – January 30, 2012 Challenge Know your why for writing. Knowing the reasons behind your words can be the key to reaching your writing success or stalling out in the climb. There are so many different directions you can take with writing that it is easy to get lost. There are Read More …

Break Writer’s Block with Ten Simple Tips

Writer’s block causes freelance writers around the globe to tremble. No words translates into no paychecks – and no paychecks is never a good place to find yourself. Nothing frustrates writers faster than not being to write. Sitting, staring at the blank space and hoping for something to miraculously show up just makes it more Read More …

Full-time Freelance Writer – Five Steps to Freelance Writing Success

Becoming a full-time freelance writer is like any entrepreneurial endeavor – which means it has to be about more than mere words. Developing freelance writing success requires a plan. A successful career as a freelance writer requires a purpose. A writing career that pays a living wage requires persistence. Putting them all together will help Read More …