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7 Simple Tips for How to Become a Better Writer

7 Simple Tips for How to Become a Better Writer

Writing is one of those funny skills where perfection is an ever-moving benchmark. The better you get, the better you get. Whether you are still a student of the craft, a freelancer, or a best-selling author, there is no end to ...
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business writing

From Blogging to Business Writing: 3 Ways to Stand Out

Writing for businesses who work with other businesses sure sounds like a lot of … Well, business-related stuff. Sure, many of us run our own freelance enterprises and do our own marketing, but most of us seem to fall closer ...
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confidence + freelance writer

4 Reasons Why Confidence is Essential For a Freelance Writer

The last piece of promotional copy you wrote — tell me, do you really believe the things you said? A similar question can be posed for the articulate blog posts you submit on a regular basis. Do you truly understand ...
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improve your writing

3 Ways Rejection Letters Can Actually Help Improve Your Writing

Nothing quite stings the way a rejection letter does. It takes guts to pour your heart out in writing, and courage to send it along to an agent, editor, or publisher. The last thing you want to get in return ...
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be a freelance writer

Want To Be a Freelance Writer? Here’s What You Need to Know…

So, you want to be a freelance writer? Congratulations, but keep reading because there are things you need to know before you take the leap — even if you are only dipping your toes in the pool and still deciding ...
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improve your craft

12 Writing Websites That Can Help You Improve Your Craft

As the old saying goes, “Practice makes perfect,” but perfection as a goal can bring about a writer’s downfall. While, as a writer, you should always work to improve your craft, striving for perfection can quickly cause undue stress and ...
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get published in magazines

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published in Magazines

Almost every writer’s dream is to one day get published in magazines. There is something so satisfying and rewarding about seeing your name tied to a piece of work that will be viewed by thousands of people. Unfortunately, getting published ...
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freelance writing niche

Why it’s Important to Choose a Freelance Writing Niche

Freelance writing, by its very nature, requires a Jack-of-all-trades mentality. In this line of work, it pays to know a little bit about everything when you are first starting out. Writing about many different topics is, after all, a great ...
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Beyond the Blog: What Types of Web Copy Should You Write?

Beyond the Blog: What Types of Web Copy Should You Write?

Many people incorrectly refer to all freelance writers as bloggers. This is a common mistake, and it is observed in other areas of life as well. It is kind of like how some people refer to all adhesive medical strips ...
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plan ahead as a freelance writer

How to Plan Ahead as a Freelance Writer

When you are a freelance writer, it can often seem as though your days disappear in a haze of coffees and keyboards, doggy cuddles, spontaneous naps … And also deadlines, money worries, family tension and imposter syndrome. It can be ...
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improve your web copy

5 Tips to Improve Your Web Copy & Create a Feast of Words

Even though Christmas music is already finding its way onto radio stations and decorations were in stores back when kids were still buying their Halloween costumes, if you are American, there is another great holiday sandwiched in between. Thanksgiving is ...
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freelance-writing side hustle

Five Reasons Why Freelance Writing is the Perfect Side Hustle

Do you dream of creating and sharing your talents with the world? Do you have expertise in one or multiple areas? Does the idea of being your own boss appeal to you? Are you struggling to make ends meet with your ...
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writing retreat

The Writing Retreat Roundup: 20 Incredible Retreats to Attend in 2018

If you check out the definition of the word "retreat" in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, you will find that it has two distinct meanings. The act of withdrawing from something difficult or dangerous; and in its noun form, a place of ...
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freelance income

How to Increase Your Freelance Income Without Landing New Clients

When most folks think about becoming a freelance writer, they usually think of leisurely days spent working from their couch in their pajamas. But in reality, there are tons of little administrative tasks that manage to get in the way ...
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writing for a living

6 Downsides of Writing For a Living (And How to Combat Them)

I’m not going to sit here and tell you that writing for a living is a bad occupation. So long as you’re good at it (and you like doing it), being able to write for a living is a great ...
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