It’s a sunny Tuesday morning. The clock is ticking and you have an impending deadline – a 2,000-word blog that needs to be submitted today. It’s for your dream client and it’s exactly the kind of assignment you’ve always wanted. Yet, you can’t seem to type a single word. Your little brain is asking questions… Continue reading Surprisingly Simple Ways to Get Rid of Your Fear of Failure as a Writer
Every writer has, at least once in their life, been afflicted with this disease: Procrastination. Picture this familiar situation: You’ve finished 500 words on your blog but you’ve got 300 words more to go. You get a message from your friend inviting you for brunch on Saturday. You get distracted and start planning the time… Continue reading How to Be More Productive as a Writer Without Losing on Quality
Know your audience. It’s the first, and arguably, the most important tip writers receive when they kick off their professional freelancing career. The other popular tips include adding rich visuals, optimizing blogs for search engines with the help of keywords and sticking to a word count. But blogs are more than keywords, word counts, and… Continue reading How Engaging Are Your Blogging Skills?
On 22nd January, the literary world bid a sad farewell to inspirational author, Ursula Le Guin, who died peacefully at her home in Portland, Oregon at the age of 88. Although the multi-award-winning Le Guin was recognized as one of the world’s most widely-read sci-fi and fantasy authors, she was a feisty character who actively… Continue reading 5 Things the World of Writing Owes to Ursula Le Guin
Frankly, writing exceptional copy isn’t easy. It looks simple, but it isn’t. But writing content that stands out in the ever-expanding ocean that is the online world is an essential trait that every writer must possess. It’s a skill that editors are constantly on the lookout for. It’s a skill that will enable you to… Continue reading Writing Online Marketing Copy: The Dos and Don’ts
What is the best restaurant in Chicago? What is the best time to visit Istanbul? How do you bake a cake in a microwave? When you have questions like these in your mind, the simplest thing to do is Google it. That’s the power of information – Customers always have a slew of questions. And… Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing Informative (Non Sales) Content
Grammar – That dreaded seven-letter word despised by many writers and loved by editors. Understanding, learning and memorizing grammar rules is a basic requirement for all proficient writers. It’s an important part of mastering the English language. Rules assist in putting thoughts in a clear and concise manner. It also ensures that arguments are presented… Continue reading How to Make Good Grammar your Friend and Stand Out as an Online Writer