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5 Super-Easy Ways Freelance Writers Can Stand Out

Do you feel overwhelmed by all the competition out there for freelance writers? I recently got an email from a writer who told me she was frantic to find a niche where she could somehow be noticed despite all the

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How to Stop the Psychodramas and Get Your Writing Done

“My freelance writing business is in trouble,” Julia told me this week. “It’s because I get depression, and when I’m depressed, I can’t write.” This is a big problem, and I think all writers get something similar to Julia’s problem

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4 Reasons Why Grammar Police Make Terrible Writers

by Linda Formichelli The other day I received this email in response to a marketing message I sent out to my subscription list: Basic grammar forbids the use of double negatives, “…using the wrong set of skills for the wrong

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Why I Won’t Say Whether Your Writing Is Any Good

Have you wondered if your writing is good enough to earn a living from? Many writers have emailed me asking this question. They’d like my evaluation of whether they’ve got what it takes. They want to know what books they

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4 Fun Article Writing Tips — From a Stand-Up Comedian

By Michael Devaney Want your next freelance article to pass muster? Imagine a stand-up comedian reading it onstage. Would the funnyman reading your words fire up the crowd? Or would they politely smile and remain quiet? You can use this

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How Writers Can Stop Procrastinating Forever

Having trouble getting to the writing? Here’s a perspective on writing procrastination that may help you get organized.

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