Everyday Writing

The Simple Secret to Help You Write Better

The Simple Secret to Help You Write Better

So you want to be a better writer. I could tell you it’s easy or that there’s one simple secret to becoming a better writer that you’ve never heard before. But if I did that, I’d be lying. Becoming a better writer will take work, […]

How to Avoid Getting Burnt Out as a Freelance Writer

How to Avoid Getting Burnt Out as a Freelance Writer

Confession: I don’t love freelance writing. I worked as a freelance writer on and off for about three years, and when I finished my last project just a few months ago, I felt determined never to do it again. But it is an excellent form […]

5 Tips for Writing a Difficult Email

5 Tips for Writing a Difficult Email

Someone neglected to pay you for a service you performed. An event venue raised their fees right before the charity concert you’ve been planning for months. You have to wait for a co-worker to be able to proceed with a project, but she won’t respond […]

6 Tips for Writing on a Boring Topic

6 Tips for Writing on a Boring Topic

I was so tired, but I had a deadline. I kept typing, not really paying attention to my words as my eyes got closer and closer to shutting. And then that was it. I could not write anymore. This has been my life so many […]

7 Common Myths About Writers

7 Common Myths About Writers

If you asked your writer friend who lives down the street what they think are some myths about writers and writing, they would probably come up with a different list than what I have for you. But these are some writing/writer myths I’ve encountered many […]