Category: Tips

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5 Strategies for Writers to Set Goals

A Guest Post by Nancy Kay Grace January brings the opportunity to create new goals for the next year. Writers need to take the time to think through what they want to accomplish in the upcoming months. Last year I had the writing goals of launching my devotional book The Grace Impact, submitting magazine articles, …

About Writing, Tips

10 Writing Tips for Developing a Habit of Success

Developing a writing career begins with words – because without the words there is not avenue for success. You have to write to be a writer. But life gets in the way or people get in the way or sometimes it is just me getting in the way of my own success. Whatever the “it” …

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Motivate Others to Grow Your Writing Success

I have learned to motivate others to get to where I want to go. The more I reach out to help others, the further I find myself down my own path to writing success. Helping others – in that pure of heart helping others and not that devious I plan to get something out of …

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Consistency Challenge – Day Four or Sharing Inspiration with #Bloglikecrazy

You are unique in all the world. I share this idea all the time. The idea drives what I do, how I see the world and my hope for tomorrow. I know from this one phrase that I can learn from others, but only I can direct my steps. I can be coached by those …

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Pushing Forward Beyond Your Mistakes

CRASH. The only thing worse than hearing that noise from the other room is hearing that noise from the other room followed by, “oops.” I live in a small house full of boys and things can get out of hand. I have heard this scenario on more than one occasion. SEND. That is the feel …

About Writing, Business of Freelance, Tips

Finding Balance for Writing

I struggled to find the right mix – that magic balance between content building and platform building. I swing from one extreme to the other and then feel like I have accomplished nothing along the way. One week, I concentrate on blog posts (spurred on by a blogathon or other challenge). I create and schedule …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …