As any professional writer will tell you, you’ll hear a lot more negativity than positivity out there. The goal is to focus on the positivity, of course, but there are those lines that just somehow always manage to sneak through your thick skin and bug the heck out of you. Here are my own “most likely to punch you in the face” lines.
As if researching, writing and editing weren’t enough to handle as a professional writer, you also have to figure out creative ways to win over the customer. With all of the competition out there, it may seem that trying to keep the customer interested is an impossible task, but you’ll be pleased to learn that it isn’t. It simply goes back to the core concept of why you’re in business in the first place: because you’re good at what you do.
Your writer, be them a freelance writer or a staff writer, may show one or more of these signs that they are no longer cutting it. The more of these they show, the more energy it may take for you to fix the issue!
Writing compelling blog posts may be a little harder than reading them, but there’s no reason that it needs to be torture. Use these writing tips to guide you forward and, when the frustration on doing it “right” gets to you, remember the end goal!
Make 2020 your most successful year as a writer by taking the time to understand what you want to get out of it. Preparation is key and what better time to start than right now, today on January 1st? Turn over a new leaf and enjoy the best year of your life!
From an amateur to a professional writer, here are some tried and tested great writer-friendly gifts that you can consider to make your holiday shopping spree easier and, of course, a little more writer-y.
Accepting that you have writer burnout can be difficult. It’s not so much identifying our feelings, it’s more about actually facing the fact that we have writer burnout itself. After all, we’re writers at our core.
You’re in the business because you love writing, but the reality is that that love of writing can only go so far. The days get long, the words get harder to type out, and you just simply get tired. Writer’s burnout is a real thing, and it can creep up on you faster and easier than you might think. Here are some warning signs that you need to take a step back from the keyboard.