Building a Better Blog in 10 Steps

Every blogger want to know what they can do to improve their blog, generate more traffic, and engage readers.  While some people think that having an interactive blog with tons of followers and fans is an impossible feat, the journey towards improving your blog an actually be turned into a simple step by step process. As it turns out, the journey towards a better blog … Continue reading Building a Better Blog in 10 Steps

The Basics of Building a Writing Platform

In nearly every blogging, writing, or publishing how-to list, advice post, or article, you will hear the words “writing platform.”  For people who know exactly what this is and exactly how to build one, this is not something stressful.  However, the mount of people who know absolutely everything about building a writing platform and are completely confident in themselves is very slim. The good news … Continue reading The Basics of Building a Writing Platform

What Social Media Platform is Right for My Writing?

In today’s world, every aspiring writer needs to work with social media.  Whether it be perfecting their WordPress blog, advertising their latest posts to Facebook and Twitter, or struggling to understand the complication that is Instagram Ads, (I’m still working on this one….) writers must learn how to use these platforms and they must also decide which ones can be most useful to them and … Continue reading What Social Media Platform is Right for My Writing?

Writing Tips #2: Technical

This thread is an experimental series, an accumulation of pointers and ideas from the perspective of an amateur writer. Naturally, take them as you will, but I’ve found them to work well for me. If anything, they serve as a public listing of thoughts and techniques. This section highlights some technical tips. Any suggestions or feedback is appreciated. via Writing tips #2: Technical     Continue reading Writing Tips #2: Technical

Writing Tip of the Day: Rationalization is your friend.

If your well of ideas has run dry [we’re talking dust clouds wafting up from the bottom, I mean, even Lassie wouldn’t drop down there to save Timmy… that dry], just list a few of your favorite rationalizations for not writing. Honest, it can open up a whole new conversation…within yourself…or, at the creepy level, loud enough for others to hear…better yet, on paper. Sometimes, … Continue reading Writing Tip of the Day: Rationalization is your friend.