Writing Quiz: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

Writing Quiz: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

If you read 100 different guides to writing, you’ll get 100 different theories as to the “right” way to write a book. It can be confusing and frustrating, since all you want out of those guides is advice from a pro about how to change from being somebody with an idea...
Blogging for Authors: 5 Tricks for Successful Blogging Results

Blogging for Authors: 5 Tricks for Successful Blogging Results

Why should a professional writer care about blogging? The first and most important reason to blog is marketing. Starting a blog can be an important part of your social media campaign for book marketing. This doesn’t mean that you’ll only blog for the sake of...
6 Financial Tips for Freelance Writers and Independent Contractors

6 Financial Tips for Freelance Writers and Independent Contractors

Business advice guru Michael Gerber famously noted one of the top reasons freelancers often fail—we just don’t like the boring stuff. The kinds of people who are happy with the detail-oriented, boring scut work that makes for a successful freelance career are also the...