No one writes a perfect piece from the first try. First drafts are known to be messy and embarrassing. Editing is a crucial part of the writing process; it’s where your ideas take a shape that is presentable, coherent and enjoyable. In other words, it’s where great writing happens. Below are ten tips you can… Continue reading 10 Self Editing Tips to Make You a Better Writer
Research is a crucial part of freelance writing. Learning about an industry you’re not particularly familiar with can be either fun or taxing. The difference lies in how you approach it. Oftentimes, you have to write with authority even though you lack the business experience. Clients don’t want to deal with content that needs multiple… Continue reading How to Research a Client’s Industry in 5 Easy Steps
Writing is often perceived as a God-given talent: many think that you either have that talent, or you don’t. Nonetheless, writing is a skill that requires practice, just like singing, drawing, dancing and so on. With dedication and effort, you will be able to improve your writing and engage the readers more and more as… Continue reading Improve, Improve, Improve – How To Critique Your Own Work
Writing was never an easy task. Even if you have a clear idea in your mind, grasping it can be quite difficult sometimes. Besides, you can find it hard to pick the right words to deliver your message. That is when frustration will start to kick in, and you will probably start procrastinating, feeling guilty… Continue reading 10 Ways You Can Stay True To Your Work
We all know that achieving great writing takes time and practice. In your journey as an online writer, you will learn time-tested principles and practices that make for quality content. In this article, we’re going to look at six commandments every writer has to live by in order to ensure reader engagement. Thou Shalt Write… Continue reading The 6 Commandments of Being a Great Online Writer
Writing is a form of interaction and as such, there are guidelines to follow for respectful behavior. As a writer, you are responsible for what you publish on the internet. You are already familiar with some rules of good conduct: don’t promote yourself shamelessly on discussion platforms, don’t overuse hashtags and all caps… We’re all… Continue reading Social Etiquette: How Well Behaved Are You as a Writer?
J.K. Rowling may be one of the most successful and wealthy authors in the world, but she wasn't always the creator of Harry Potter. In a speech given to Harvard's graduating class, she acknowledged that at one point in her life she had become "the biggest failure that she knew", but that this gave her… Continue reading 4 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Can Teach You A Lot About Failure