by Robert Barry The art of writing is oftentimes misunderstood and the writer’s ability understated. The craft of writing requires skill, clarity and persistence. It is commonly agreed among aspiring and established authors that the greatest hurdle in a writer’s journey is writer’s block which is caused when clarity becomes temporarily obscured. Although this […]
The act of writing in and of itself is a monumental endeavor. I commend you for the words you have already written and the words you are going to write. To take ideas from your head and put them out onto the page, takes incredible passion and dedication. Well done! Sponsored Link: OmniView […]
8 Crucial Mistakes Authors Make When Launching an eBook by Daniela McVicker Writing and publishing an eBook could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to start your career as an author. Regardless of what style you’ve opted for and what the theme of your book actually is, launching an eBook isn’t […]
Sharpening Your Tools! Making The Writing Process Easier On You by Jay Donnelly Hate writing papers? Most of us do. It’s such a time-consuming practice that you can very much end up hating the writing process even before you have sat down to type a single letter, even if you find learning the […]
Freelance writing has its benefits. You can literally work from anywhere in the world. If you don’t want to get out of bed, you can still earn money. And, if you’re going to lay on the beach and catch a tan, you can take your work wherever you are. There are ways to minimise the risk involved, and getting it right the first time is always the name of the game in a business where your own mistakes have a direct impact on your life.
We all have times when our writing stagnates. We struggle to find the right words, and the words we do find are stilted and routine. When you find yourself amidst a writing day like this, sit back and enjoy music. I mean that quite literally. Lean back in your writing chair, turn on a song […]
We have a great announcement to make. 40 Tips on Creative Writing has been made into an audio book! It will be available next month. I realize that I’m a partial observer here, but the audio version is better than the written version. You have to get it. The narrator–Samara Naeymi from Brickshop Audio–did […]
An “out of print” ending to the hard work a writer puts into an entire novel is entirely too depressing. Perhaps not every novel is worthy of being available for all eternity, but certainly an author deserves the chance to build an audience before throwing in the towel after a matter of months, or even weeks. In today’s world, there are a lot of options, and this article will walk you through a few self-publishing advantages.
Oh, the woe of staring at an empty screen, the cursor blinking incessantly, and as the minutes tick, your inspiration inches off into a corner to sulk. Years of teaching writing to thousands of students has given me the opportunity to offer people a real solution that works: freewriting.