Author: K C Lang

About Writing, Business of Freelance, Networking

Three Secrets for Building Connections

Building connections can be the key to growing success. But building connections is not always as easy as the idea. Two of us sat in the library. The extrovert in me cried out to engage the man at the other end of the table. He kept his head down and effortlessly made not eye contact …

Networking

Take Steps to Grow Expertise in Writing – Finding Presentation Opportunities

Presentations and classes grow expertise in the writing industry. You know something more than someone else. They can learn from your experience, abilities and knowledge. You know something different from someone else because you have walked a different path. That means that you already have what it takes to stand in front of a group …

About Writing, Tips

The First Draft – 8 Practical Tips for Getting it Written

Get the first draft down and you will be one step closer to fulfilling your publishing goals Write until you have written what you want to write. Many writers get caught up in the editing process, the marketing process or any other process that might come along and the words get lost in the shuffle. …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Learn More to Grow a Writing Career – ABC’s for Growing a Writing Career

Invest in opportunities to learn if you want to build a successful writing career. If you are not growing then you are stagnant – and stagnant things always die. Learning opens up new ideas, expands old ideas and refreshes stale ideas. Learning is the gateway to possibilities. One of the most important investments you can …

Tips

Tourism Fiction Offers a New Niche for Writers

Tourism fiction uses the creative license of the fiction writer to help promote a location, region, or event. It tells a story that drives people to be interested in a setting so that through the story the write helps to boost the economy through an increase in tourism. Tourism fiction combines the artistry of the …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Counting the Cost for a Writing Career

Launching a writing career can get expensive. Any new business requires certain items or commitments, but it seems that with writing and the internet there is always a new product that is shinier and faster or better coming out. Add to that the conferences and classes that are happening every day of the week, month …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Grow Consistency in Writing with a Schedule: Challenge One

Consistency comes up in most stories of success – followed closely or preceded by persistence. The keep pushing, go get em, I think I can so I can attitude drives the personality to reach the goals set ahead. Most of the participants in Blogchat last night on Twitter seemed to agree. Consistency and I have …

About Writing, Business of Freelance, Tips

So You Want to Be in Magazines – Freelance Writing for Magazines

Freelance writers look for opportunities in all directions to build a successful writing career. Magazines – either in print or online – can provide an additional outlet for income. Creating multiple income can the key to that writing career that you desire. No matter what direction your writing takes, you have to find a way …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

GOING on Vacation to Help a Writing Career

“We ARE going on vacation this year.” My husband announced the command while staring me down. After knowing each other for three decades, he realizes that we have very different ideas of vacation. His look told me that we were supposed to follow his idea. Building a business – whether it is a writing career …

About Writing

Taking Steps to Build a Writing Career

Stepping out to build a writing career based on my own products came in part to surrounding circumstances and in part to stubborn determination. Now I have to continue to grow and expand my writing platform to launch the budding career into a full blooming business. Steps to Build a Writing Career – Sign up …