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Articles by Tom Meitner

Tom Meitner spends pretty much his entire day writing - and loves it. He is a freelance copywriter, self-published author, and fiction ghostwriter. You can learn more about Tom and his work at his website, TomMeitner.com, or by following him on Facebook When he's not glued to the screen of his Chromebook, Tom is spending time with his wife and kids in Wisconsin, likely eating some form of cheese.

Play Around: Lose the Pressure and Have Fun as a Writer

Play Around: Lose the Pressure and Have Fun as a Writer

Remember sitting down with a notebook as a kid and just making up stories? What happened to that? You can capture that fun once again, and rediscover the fire inside you that made you a writer in the first place.

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The Secret to Unique, Memorable Writing

The Secret to Unique, Memorable Writing

With so much content out there today, it's hard to catch people's attention. The key to increasing engagement? Get personal. It's your one true advantage.

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How to Start Your Daily Writing Habit Today

How to Start Your Daily Writing Habit Today

Building a daily writing habit is really useful for a lot of writers, but it doesn't have to be complicated. Make it easy on yourself with this guide.

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How to Force the Muse and Eliminate Writer's Block

How to Force the Muse and Eliminate Writer's Block

Everyone talks about the Muse, but how do you make sure it shows up when you need to write? Good habits can eliminate writer's block and put you on a productive path. Here's how you do it.

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Are You a Gamer? The Best of Plotting and Pantsing

Are You a Gamer? The Best of Plotting and Pantsing

You can outline a story in great detail... but should you? What happens when you have a new idea in the middle of writing? Instead of having to retool your whole outline, learn to craft your story to allow for surprise—both for you and for your reader.

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Spark Inspiration Anytime with a Pocket Notebook

Spark Inspiration Anytime with a Pocket Notebook

Inspiration is everywhere – if you can capture it. Carrying a notebook can be a powerful way to keep inspiration handy. Here's why.

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Increase Your Productivity: How to Make Big Goals Manageable

Increase Your Productivity: How to Make Big Goals Manageable

You can't knock out your novel in one pass. If you want to get things done, you have to narrow your focus. Here's how to take it one step at a time.

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The 6 Writing Books You Need in Your Library

The 6 Writing Books You Need in Your Library

You already know the usual suspects. But this list is different. These 6 books will give you a well-rounded writing education, and put you on track for success.

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Use Freewriting to Build More Creativity Anytime

Use Freewriting to Build More Creativity Anytime

Can creativity be as simple as picking up a pen? Absolutely. The act of freewriting unlocks superpowers that you didn't know you had. Here's how.

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15 Legitimate Places to Find Blogging Clients

15 Legitimate Places to Find Blogging Clients

You can get paid to write blog posts on a regular basis, and paid well! But you have to find blogging clients who will pay you what you're worth. Fortunately, they're out there. Here are 15+ places to find new clients.

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7 Ways to Find New Blog Ideas

7 Ways to Find New Blog Ideas

How can you come up with new blog ideas anytime? Follow these 7 simple steps, and new blog ideas will never be out of reach.

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5 Ways to Write Better Blog Titles and Capture New Eyeballs

5 Ways to Write Better Blog Titles and Capture New Eyeballs

Sometimes, better blog post titles are all you need to drive more traffic to your site. Here's how to make your blog titles more compelling.

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Behind the Words: Truths about Writing from Successful Writers

Behind the Words: Truths about Writing from Successful Writers

There are a lot of great truths about writing you can find online – but here's the tough love you need from writers that have "made it".

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A Look at Writers Being Unproductive

A Look at Writers Being Unproductive

It's so easy to fall into the trap of being an unproductive writer. Why is that? What drives the writer to such a unique struggle? Take a deep dive into the sources of writer procrastination and how you can overcome it.

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Simple Questions to Discover Your Blogging Niche

Simple Questions to Discover Your Blogging Niche

Don't be a generalist. If you want to build an audience, you need to discover your blogging niche. But it's not so hard. Here are a few ways you can do it, so you can spend less time planning and more time writing.

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