In writing, the more you plan and the clearer your process, the better it will go. This is true for part-time or amateur or hobbyist writers, not just for the pros. Here are the best ways to structure your writing practice to make it more successful and enjoyable
After nearly 20 years of writing professionally, I’ve faced many mental blocks to getting BIC (butt in chair) and pen to paper. Procrastination can take many forms. My favourite? Over-researching to avoid getting started. In this post, I’m sharing the biggest mindset struggles that keep peeps from writing.
After a year like 2020, it’s hard to find the words to share your success story without coming across as braggy or insincere. Here’s how to share your wild successes tactfully online.
So, the year-that-shall-not-be-named has finally ended and what did we learn from it? It’s hard to say. It’s going to take more than a couple of weeks to parse the impact the last 10 months have had...
While I’ve swung between the poles of exhilaration and despair many times since March. As the shock of pandemic living and surreal holiday-ish vibes of the first lockdown shifted to a Groundhog Day-esque months-long slog—I’m looking back on this year and ahead to the next with a fresh perspective. And you should, too.
The mini-lights are twinkling, the eggnog’s topped with rum, and the smell of pine boughs is in the air. This writer is feeling festive and—while Orange Phase restrictions have put a serious damper on my shopping this year—I’m sending you a stocking full of intangible, but valuable, gifts for your holiday writing projects and 2021 storytelling resolutions.
Remember the Cabbage Patch dolls craze? I still feel nostalgia when I think of the holiday-mania of the 1980s when our parents lined up outside the Sears in the hopes of scoring one of those...
You can learn as much about leadership, conflict, and human nature from classic literature as you can from the latest biz book. Here’s how it can help and what books to start with.
After your homepage, your about page is the most important real estate on your website. The stakes are high, which is why it feels so impossible to find the right words to convey–often in short order–what you’re all about. Here’s how to make writing your about page easy!
Clichés are common in the writing we see online. However, they weaken your branding. Here’s the top 10 to avoid when writing for business.