11 Things Good Writers Do: The Writing Habits of Successful Authors

11 Things Good Writers Do: The Writing Habits of Successful Authors

Recently, TCK Publishing posted a job opening for a new Blog Manager. Within a few weeks, we had hundreds of writers apply for the position. Most just didn’t make the cut. So, what separates a great writer from an average one? Employers, publishers, and editors are...
How to Make a Content Calendar for Blogging Success

How to Make a Content Calendar for Blogging Success

For many, many, MANY writers, the process of blogging begins like this: Step One: Realize you promised yourself you’d write a blog post today. Step Two: Sit down to write the blog post. Step Three: Stare at an empty screen and struggle to come up with an idea to write...
9 Ways to Use a Colon: A No-Fear Guide to Correct Colon Usage

9 Ways to Use a Colon: A No-Fear Guide to Correct Colon Usage

Out of all the punctuation marks used in the English language, the colon is by far the most forward-thinking. More conservative marks are concerned only with the ideas that came before them, but the colon is all about the future. It introduces. It announces. It...
Top 8 Benefits of Freelance Writing

Top 8 Benefits of Freelance Writing

I get it. The idea of freelancing for your entire living is intimidating. Like one of my favorite mentors says, the best part of freelancing is you’re responsible for every part of your financial success. The worst part is you’re responsible for every part of your...