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12 Best Cities for Writers in the U.S.

These days, as long as you have a steady internet connection, most writers could write anywhere. However, some cities seem to brim with inspiration at every turn, while some cities seem to fall flat. We looked into what writers look for in a city and compiled a list of the 12 Best Cities for Writers.  Even if you aren’t looking to pack up and...

What is A Writing Sample? 7 Simple Steps to Create Yours

There are a lot of reasons a writer will need to create a writing sample. You might be applying for a job, trying to land a freelance client, or simply creating a portfolio to showcase your skills. A good writing sample can help you stand out in a crowded marketplace and give you a real shot. It’s not something you want to treat lightly and you’ll...

Should I Write a Book? 7 Reasons Why Every Freelancer Should Consider It

Have you been a freelancer or hobbyist for a couple years and you are starting to wonder what’s next? How do you grow your business, continue to set yourself apart, and stay excited about writing when you may not always be writing about topics that are personally exciting for you? You could start your own blog or get back to your blog you...

Why Is Grammar Important? 3 Reasons to Get It Right

This is a guest post from our friends at ProWritingAid. Writing is an essential skill regardless of what type of writer you are. A skilled writer is able to compose messages that are coherent and clear. Good writing, however, is made up of little and big parts. One of the big parts is good grammar. Good grammar makes writing understandable because...

9 Copywriting Examples to Inspire You

One of the best ways to stay inspired when working as a copywriter is by studying what other copywriters are doing. Look at what they produce and break down the elements. Ask yourself, why does this work? What unusual writing techniques are they utilizing? What can I learn from their approach? Copywriting examples to inspire you Here are...

How to Write an About Me That Attracts More Readers

It’s one thing to write about another world or a certain topic, but it’s another thing to write about yourself. Although tons of writers excel at their craft, when it comes time to sit down and talk about their experience or what they do, they get stuck. A quality About Me summarizes who you are and conveys the essential information about your...

How to Publish on Medium… and Make Money from It

When it comes to writing online, there are endless options for publishing your work. However, for the most part you have two main options: to create your own website to publish your content, or to use a site that will host your writing for you. If you don’t want to do the extra work of setting up your own website, you can use Medium to...

Quick Social Media Tips for Writers: Build a Writing Brand That Rocks (Part 2)

As CEO of your personal brand — yep, you’re not just a writer anymore — you’re in charge of finding new assignments, writing, editing your work, promoting your pieces and seeking out opportunities to continually develop a strong personal brand that sets you up for future success. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the possibilities, we get...

Quick Social Media Tips for Writers: Build a Writing Brand That Rocks (Part 1)

It’s no secret that we’re expected to do much more these days than simply write. Congratulations! You are now the CEO of your personal brand. In addition to writing, it’s also your job to create a strong online platform to share your work, reach new readers and discover opportunities. One of the most effective ways to build your...

5 Marketing Strategies for Writers Who Hate Promoting Their Own Work

In a long-ago golden age, all a writer had to do was write; he churned out pages, presented them to an editor, and let others worry about promotion and advertising. Those days are long gone. Today, writers must be their own most ardent advocate, marketer and promoter. Self-promotion is as integral to writing success as any tool...

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