Category Archives: Writing

What Should Authors Blog About?

 “Every author should have a blog.” I see that statement on forums, articles, how-to-be-a-millionaire-author-overnight ebooks and even blogs by internet marketing gurus (who are usually authors themselves). The logic goes that if you have a website to promote your work, … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs A Freelance Writer

 Why should my company hire a freelance writer when all the writing can be done in-house? I see and hear this question constantly from small and large businesses alike. Many business owners and executives simply don’t see any benefit to … Continue reading

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5 Important Copyright Tips Every Writer Should Know

 I’m not a lawyer. That alone should give you pause to seek your own legal counsel if you need help with copyright law. Further, my basic understanding of how copyright works (in a limited capacity) only applies to the United States, … Continue reading

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One Easy Trick Will Help You Improve Your Writing

 I’ve written a lot of web content since I started writing professionally back in 2008. When I read some of those first few blog posts I wrote back in my rookie days, I cringe. The writing was all over the place. … Continue reading

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Article vs. Blog Post: What’s The Difference?

 Articles and blog posts are often used interchangeably. After all, the goal of both is to inform the reader, bring more visitors to your website and hopefully engage readers to interact with you in some way (i.e. buy your product/service, … Continue reading

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Authors: 4 Reasons Why Customers Aren’t Buying Your Book

 I’m not just a writer, but I’m also an avid reader. It’s safe to say most of my money goes to buying books. Recently, I began thinking about why I decide to buy the books I do. What catches my … Continue reading

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Does An Author Need An Ego To Be Successful?

 If you want to be an author, especially a self-published one, you have to be able to promote yourself. There’s really no way around this if you expect to sell any books. But self promotion involves something that many authors … Continue reading

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These 5 Writing Tools Will Help You Survive NaNoWriMo

 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts on November 1. Are you ready to write an entire novel in one month? If not, I’ve listed a few tools below that might help make this writing marathon a little less stressful. Scrivener … Continue reading

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Making A Living As A Writer: It’s Easier Than You Think

 There are a lot of aspiring writers in the world, who dream of making a living writing novels. The sad truth is, however, that very few of them will actually make a living doing this. The biggest problem, as I … Continue reading

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Alphasmart Neo: My Writing Tool Of Choice

 Looking for more writing tools to help with your next novel? Check out my post These 5 Writing Tools Will Help You Survive NaNoWriMo. I spend a lot of time writing. Whether it’s a fiction project, blog posts, book reviews … Continue reading

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