The 5 Most Common Blogging Blunders

“I’ve noticed in other writers’ blogs there’s a tendency to…”  began an Email from a client and fellow writer requesting my services to set up her new site. It’s a common mistake I witness many writers making in their approach to blogging–trying to emulate what...

Productivity Tool Box: 7 Hacks That Will Get You Writing Faster

Time management is an obstacle many writers face as they create their work schedules on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. It is important for freelance writers to develop these schedules based upon the deadlines imposed by their editors, as well as other work they...

31 Blog Post Headlines You Should Steal Immediately

…32, actually, if you count that one. Part of running a great blog is creating content that’s worth reading. The problem with that is it’s not always clear to the reader that the content is worth their time. I’ll leave the content and subject...

The Star Wars Guide to Blogging

Okay, I can hear what you are thinking. What does Star Wars have to do with blogging? Well, actually a lot. You see since I blog so much I see blogging in everything, even my all-time favorite movie series. The classic story of a young manís journey to find out who he...
You’re Too Stupid To Build A Platform

You’re Too Stupid To Build A Platform

I’m a bit miffed. I got an email the other day from a good friend, which quoted another email from a well-known writer and blogger. The quoted email was a response to a question this writer received, and the title of this blog post is the general theme of that...

3 Types of Author Blogs

Have you started a blog yet? If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you’ll know that I believe a blog is a huge and integral part of building a great author platform. Blogs are a wonderful way to spread a message, an idea, or a concept, and...