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Getting Translated? Here’s What You Need to Know

Image via Pixabay As a writer, you’re a wordsmith. A connoisseur of words. At least, in your own native tongue. But what do you do when your words need to be carefully traded for those of another language? Unless you’re lucky enough to be multilingual, you’ll need a translator. Whether you’re a business writer breaking […]

How to Streamline Your Writing Process Using Technology

(Note: This is a guest post by Eric Gordon.) Photo by Aaron Burdenon Unsplash   While people still herald paperback books and handwritten letters as wonderful traditions worth preserving, technological advances have made the writing process much more streamlined so production is faster than ever before. Technology cannot generate content for you, however. Your writing […]

Getting Past Writer’s Block

Most writers, at some point, experience writers’ block. Whether they write novels, work as copywriters, or write on a freelance basis, occasionally they hit a wall and inspiration fails them. They’ve got nothing to say, they can’t see the next step, or they’ve lost sight of who their characters are. But it’s not just writers. […]

Tips On Becoming A Freelance Writer

So, you’ve decided that you want to become a freelance writer? There is no denying that the freelance market is booming at the moment and there are lots of opportunities for those who enjoy writing. Nevertheless, competition is also fierce, so you must do everything in your power to stand out. Read on for some […]

The Art Of Seduction: Does Your Writing Engage And Enthrall?

With so many books and articles published every year, writers have had to up their game. It’s no longer enough to write something good; you have to seduce readers in a way that gets them intimately involved with your narrative. It doesn’t matter whether you’re writing fiction or something else—seduction is the name of the […]

Rising In The Ranks As An Author

If you’re a writer, you’re probably keen to get your name out there and start to make your work known. If you’ve been writing for quite some time, you might have perfected your craft, but that is only half the battle. The truth is that you also need to think about the business side of […]

Interview: Vahe Arabian @ State of Digital Publishing & Seek An Audience

Happy Monday, readers! It’s been a while since I’ve interviewed someone in the business (publishing), and Vahe Arabian actually reached out to me first to be featured as a digital publishing expert in an interview on his site. You can read my interview by clicking HERE. And since I felt so honored, I wanted to […]

Getting Legal When You Work With Words For A Living

Image Source In the modern world, many of us are opting to make our living through words. At one time, the only way to do this was through traditional publishing or journalism. Now, the ways in which we can use words to make a living seem unlimited. Traditional publishing and journalism are, of course, still […]

A Very Literary Move: How To Move House When You’re A Book Person

Let’s face it: book people are the absolute best kind of people. Imaginative and creative, people who like to disappear into brand new worlds between the pages of their favorite books are interesting to talk to and often a lot more empathetic than most other people. But there’s one problem with being a book person, […]

The Best Approach To Promoting Your Writing

As a writer, you need to quickly learn how to sell yourself, especially if you are keen on building a career out of your craft. When you are first starting out in trying to get your name out there, it can be quite daunting. Not only because you usually have so much competition, and it […]