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.
Every writer has a "voice." It's a unique signature that combines the use of diction, punctuation, and syntax. Is this "voice" identical with writing style? How can a new writer cultivate his or her own unique voice? If you already have an author's voice, what can you do to polish it and take it to the next level? Read this article to find out!
Regardless of where you are on the spectrum of "becoming an author," you need a plan for your business. And, believe me, treating your writing like a business will help you make more of it than just a time-sucking hobby. Let's turn 2019 into your year for publishing by making a plan.
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.
From interactive whiteboards to educational applications, here are 13 edtech tools for every teacher and student to aid and enhance teaching and learning.
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.
Authors can use Google Keep for everything from story research and characters to marketing. Find your notes fast with this easy-to-use application.
Want to participate in NaNoWriMo this year? Awesome! Prepare with these tips.
The filmmaking process is long and arduous. Yet each step helps shape and refine the film into a finished product. Here are the lessons all writers can glean from the world of filmmaking.
Proofreading getting you down? These tips will help ensure you never miss a thing.
Some writers become paralyzed by the blank page. They have a plot and subplot, characters’ voices, and amazing new worlds swirling in their heads. But when putting pencil to paper (or fingers to keyboard), fear takes over and shuts them down. It's time to stop letting fear win.
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.
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.
Traveling, even that for work, enriches our lives and provides ample material for our writing. The key is to capture those moments without getting overwhelmed in the moment. Making timely notes means your writing will grow, as will your ability to reflect on the experience.