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How To Get Your First Published Piece

It seems that a common problem among new writers is landing that initial publication. Each week there are inevitably new writers sending out an SOS, on Facebook groups, asking for advice on how to get their work published. When I see questions like this I can be relatively sure that questions about creating a portfolio […]

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My Fear Of Writing Was Holding Me Back

1,764. That’s how many Pinterest pins I have related to writing. Why so many? Ummm because I was hiding out instead of getting started. I was spending my time thinking about all the “stuff.” The website, the ideas, the plans, the aesthetics. All these things matter, but if I’m not actually writing anything to support […]

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6 Ways To Find Inspiration For Your Writing

Constantly creating new blog content can be a daunting task. How do you consistently come up with topics and headlines that pique the interest of your readers? The fact is, no matter how committed or enthusiastic you are about writing, finding inspiration can be hard. There are times when it feels like someone turned off […]

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20 Terms Every Freelance Writer Should Know

With so much information readily available, it’s easy to go down the rabbit hole when researching a career in freelance writing. Factor in a whole slew of unfamiliar terminology and a new freelance writer can be quickly overwhelmed. I have been writing for a few months now and still today, I ran across a term […]

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10 Books That Were Rejected By Publishers

Rejection is the rule, not the exception I have consulted the oracles and chosen an auspicious date to start writing my book! I’m just kidding, I just decided to stop procrastinating, embrace the fear, and do it. One of the things holding me back is me, getting way ahead of myself, concerning myself with “what […]

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On Writing – A Different Perspective

Read This… While researching a second career in writing, I stumbled upon countless pins on Pinterest telling me in no uncertain terms that if I wanted to be a writer, I need to read a particular set of books. The list included 5 books, on repeat pin after pin. Being a borderline ridiculous over-analyzer, I […]

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Mistakes I Made With Blogging And How To Avoid Them

My initial attempt at blogging was…not successful. And while I wouldn’t call it a success, I wouldn’t call it a complete failure either. Why wouldn’t I call it a failure considering the blog is no longer up? Because I learned so much. I learned a lot about the mechanics of blogging and I also learned […]

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Writing At Night

The creative process is different for everyone. Some people may write in the early morning hours while others carve out time during their day. Still, others feel that burning the midnight oil is the best way to get their words out. I fall into the latter category, since I began writing it seems that my […]

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