It took Joe Bunting five years, thousands of hours, and gallons of sweat and tears to learn how to take his so-so memoir and turn it into an objectively good book. Thankfully, he's distilling all he learned into this article for your enjoyment.
Today, every content writer wants to get featured on popular niche blogs. But how do you get your post published on top-notch websites that are bombarded with hundreds of guest posting pitches daily? Guest blogger Val Razo offers advice on effective pitching.
A good publicist can make or break your book – but they can also be very expensive! If you're strapped for cash, don't worry! With a little bit of work and a lot of confidence in yourself, you can be your own publicist.
When you approach revision, ask yourself the following questions: Am I repeating myself anywhere? Am I using clichés? Am I relying on telling too much, or could I use another detail or two? Is this word/phrase/sentence necessary? How can I say more with less? In this article, Stacia Fleegal helps us learn to choose the right words, every time.
Many writers have been cheated by vanity publishers. In this article, we examine what that means and how to avoid it.
Our brains are overstimulated. As writers, we need to let our mind rest so new ideas will grow. Find ways that allow you space to pause, slow down, and let go of unproductive thoughts.
An Unbound author explains how to make the best of a very non-traditional approach to publishing: crowdfunding.
When you see a millennial on his or her phone, what do you think they're doing? Flipping through Instagram? Liking a friend's Facebook post? Tweeting? Chances are, they're probably reading!
One of the best ways to convince clients to give your business a try is through case studies. A case study looks at a company’s specific challenge or goal and how they used your solution (product or service) to solve it. How do you write the perfect case study? We take a look.
Are you an asker or a guesser? How do you position your messages? Mr. Persuasion himself, Jeff Tippett, gives us three tips on persuasive writing.
Every freelancer starts in the exact same place: job boards. Job boards are the easiest place to get started, picking up a few jobs when no one, nowhere, knows who you are or what you do. But there's a problem. Stick with them too long, and you risk jeopardizing your freelancing future. Here's why, and what to do instead.
Starting a novel? Now is the time to set your course for the new year. Writing a novel is a lot of work, but the right mindset and action will get you there.
New year, new writing apps! Best-selling author Louise Dean is back with a list of the best writing apps you can use in 2019.
The best writers listen, learn, and take advice from others. Whether it comes from a seasoned author or your Aunt Betsy who knows little about writing, the same pieces of writerly wisdom pop up repeatedly. This advice can be well-meaning, but what do these common adages really mean? We examine them.