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6 Simple Ways I’m Preparing for My First NaNoWriMo

6 Simple Ways I’m Preparing for My First NaNoWriMo

Are you considering writing a novel for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? Check out the NaNoWriMo website if you have no clue what I’m talking about. This post contains affiliate links, which means I could earn a small commission if you use the links. I only recommend a […]

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 […]

How to Blog When You Don’t Know How to Write

How to Blog When You Don’t Know How to Write

Are you somebody who has talents you’d love to share with the world through blogging, but you don’t know how to write? You are the reason I started The Hopeful Writer. A lot of my friends and family members could share their cooking, crafting, or […]

5 Easy Steps for Organizing a Blog Post

5 Easy Steps for Organizing a Blog Post

Super simple steps for organizing a blog post! This post contains affiliate links, which means I could earn a small commission if you use the links. I only recommend a few items or services I love. See my complete disclosure. Knowing what you want to write […]

How to Finally Write a Novel as a Busy Mom

How to Finally Write a Novel as a Busy Mom

I’ve been writing since I was a kid, and though I’ve written hundreds of pages of blogs, essays, fictional stories, and more, sometimes actually completing a novel seems impossible. When my cousin, Heather Chapman, published her first novel, I was inspired. We’d written together as […]

6 Simple Ways for Bloggers to Improve Grammar

6 Simple Ways for Bloggers to Improve Grammar

Starting a blog can be daunting. All these (mostly) unreasonable questions may go through your mind:   Will anybody read it?   Can I handle the trolls who are bound to leave their unwanted print in the comments?   Do I have anything to add […]

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 […]

Blog Writing: 5 Simple Tips to Improve

Blog Writing: 5 Simple Tips to Improve

Do you feel insecure about your blog writing abilities? Check out the tips below to quickly improve your writing skills. This post contains affiliate links, which means I could earn a small commission if you use the links. I only recommend a few items or […]

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 […]