Business Writing: The Lucrative Side of Writing

Business Writing: The Lucrative Side of Writing

What are the keys to successful business writing? Find out in this post.

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Write Without Adverbs

Write Without Adverbs

The correct use of adverbs can make your prose shine. Learn how to decide which adverbs to keep and which to eliminate.

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Use the Inverted Pyramid to Make Your Point

Use the Inverted Pyramid to Make Your Point

Use the inverted pyramid to increase engagement, boost SEO, and escalate your social media presence. This is a time-tested writing style that gets to the point.

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Why Mindset is Important for a Writer

Why Mindset is Important for a Writer

It takes hard work and the right mindset to be the best "you" possible. Thankfully, you can change your mindset – you just need to be willing to try.

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The Introvert Writer's Guide to Promoting Freelance Services

The Introvert Writer's Guide to Promoting Freelance Services

Many writers are introverts. And introverts make up 47 to 55 per cent of the population. In this article, we'll discuss what being an introvert means and how an introverted writer can effectively promote freelance services without having to "pretend" to be an extrovert.

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The Writer’s Life: Why It’s Either Feast or Famine

The Writer’s Life: Why It’s Either Feast or Famine

Ever had down days in your writing career? In this post, we'll show you how to establish a consistent revenue stream.

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How to Teach Your Clients to Give Better Writing Feedback

How to Teach Your Clients to Give Better Writing Feedback

When writer feedback is done right, you’re able to learn more of the “why” behind your client’s suggestions, and the magic happens when your hard-earned writing skills come together to complement their expertise. To accomplish this writing bliss, you must create a designated feedback formula with your clients. In this article, we examine how to create that formula.

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The Perils of Relying Too Much on Your Editing Tool

The Perils of Relying Too Much on Your Editing Tool

An editing tool is a writer’s best friend. But there comes a time in every writer’s life when you shouldn’t rely on your tool. You need to go old school and self-edit manually. Here's how to do it.

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Why You Can’t Stop Learning

Why You Can’t Stop Learning

For writers, reading is essential. But is it enough? Here's why you can't just read—you need to learn something new every single day.

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Pitch Slapped: How to Properly Pitch Publications

Pitch Slapped: How to Properly Pitch Publications

As writers, we want our words in front of as many eyes as possible. This requires pitching publications and growing our bylines. So let’s look at a few ways to pitch without causing the publication to delete your request.

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Why Techies Should Become Better Writers

Why Techies Should Become Better Writers

Some techies think they don't need to write. We disagree. Here's why.

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Do You Need a Degree to Be a Writer?

Do You Need a Degree to Be a Writer?

Could there be a more contentious question among the diverse set of writers in the world? Should you have a writing degree to write? We explore the answer in this blog post.

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11 Types of Queries that Win Writing Assignments

11 Types of Queries that Win Writing Assignments

A freelance writer is an entrepreneur, one who's responsible for generating new leads, getting clients, and producing deliverables. For this, you need to make yourself known to editors and corporate clients. One of the proven methods is pitching. In this article, we'll discuss the 11 types of query e-mails to send out based on the types of publication and their business status.

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The Pros and Cons of Writing for a Content Mill

The Pros and Cons of Writing for a Content Mill

Starting out as a freelance writer requires more than a strong determination. You may need to accept low-paying assignments just to break into the profession. For this reason, many new writers work for content mills. Despite its bad reputation, there are actually some pros in writing for these companies.

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Why Writing Helps You Figure Out What You Believe

Why Writing Helps You Figure Out What You Believe

Being a writer is like being a browser with hundreds of tabs open. You have tons of ideas flying by at every moment, but might not have enough time to capture them. The good news is, the more you build the habit of writing, the more you can jot down. And writing can even help with the biggest questions of all.

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