6 Ways to Avoid Blogger Burnout: Guest Post from Mary Aspen Richardson

Blogging is one of those occupations that are hard to do well unless you genuinely enjoy them. However, what happens when the activity you were once passionate about suddenly becomes a burden and a major anxiety trigger? Even though this is what nightmares are made of for most writers, it’s vital to remember there is … Read more

Get to Know Yourself: Guest Post from David Grover

Guest Post from David Grover—Get to Know Yourself: 5 Self-Discoveries You Make When Writing a Journal One of the most powerful and efficient ways to get to know yourself is through keeping a journal. Writing down your deepest inner thoughts is incredibly therapeutic and allows you to gain control of your emotions and to set … Read more

Five Tips to Increase Freelance Productivity—Guest Post from Carol Williams

Even if working freelance is a strong trend, many freelancers are still in the dark as to how to make the most from their creative freedom. If you’re a freelance writer in need of productivity boost, this post is for you. Here are 5 actionable tips to help you increase—maybe double—your productivity in freelance writing. … Read more

Guest Post from Nazir Adams: Three Ways to Establish Yourself Online as a Freelance Writer

With so many writing opportunities all over the world, freelancers are ideal candidates to take on short and long projects for companies who need a little help. But, sometimes it’s hard to establish yourself and get noticed when you’re just starting out. In this article we are going to look at three ways you can … Read more

Productivity Tips for Freelance Writers–guest post from Kelly Smith

The single most challenging aspect of any freelance work performed from home is maintaining a high level of productivity. This is something particularly relevant to freelance writing—without anyone checking your work on a regular basis, you might find yourself drifting off, procrastinating, or losing lots of time surfing the web. Here are five of the … Read more

Best-Selling Book Cover Design — guest post from James Rose

Dream or Destiny cover

Developing an appropriate book cover design that aligns with the core concept of the book and simultaneously catches the reader’s attention creates a major challenge for authors. Good art is in the eye of the beholder. This means it can be difficult to pin down a design that will meet the standards historically laid out by … Read more

Guest Post from Shaun Chatman: How to Keep Your Blog Updated With Your Smartphone

Blogging from your smart phone is a great way to use extra time spent waiting for buses, trains, and doctor appointments. Use these five tips to learn how to keep your blog updated with your smart phone. Use Your Time Wisely Why jot ideas into a notebook when you can add them directly to your … Read more

Guest Post from Debra Johnson: 5 Ways to Improve Your Dialogue

One of the hardest obstacles a writer comes up against is dialogue writing. Like animators trying to imitate human movement, getting the intonation and words exactly right is hard. We are so familiar with speech that any mistake can be jarring and take a reader right out of the story. Here are five ways that … Read more

Epiphany, the Church – Guest Post by Molly Noble Bull

We home church now. But I attended Epiphany Episcopal Church in Kingsville, Texas, from birth until the age of six. Then we moved to nearby Corpus Christi, and I would like to share something that happened in Corpus Christi at about the age of eight. I think you will find it interesting. It was around … Read more

Should Authors be Salespeople? Guest Post by Joel Friedlander

I talk to writers every day who are thinking about publishing their own books. Some have friends who have self-published, so they know it can be done. Or they’ve read the blogs of writers who are doing well in the Kindle store. Or they are just tired of waiting for the agent, the editor, the … Read more