If you've ever tried to write, you know the pressure of a blank page and the perfect sentence. Having an outline and planning ahead helps to alleviate some of that pressure. Creating an outline helps you plan on what you want the reader to get away from your writing and what all you want to … Continue reading Outlines and Planning Ahead
Paper or plastic? Pen or pencil? Keyboard or Talk-to-Text? What is your weapon of choice for writing? What are you going to use to get your writing done? What are you most comfortable with? What is going to be the easiest, fastest or most convenient way of writing for you? Try out different options and … Continue reading What’s Your Weapon of Choice?
So you want to be a writer, huh? What do you want to write? That's the first step. You can't go any further if you don't know what you're writing. Are you writing a book? An E-Guide? A blog post? An article? Every type of writing has a different structure to it, different genres or … Continue reading How To Become A Writer
What are your strengths and weaknesses? You have to be honest with yourself about what you are good at and what you need more help with in order to move forward. If not, you may end up with a really shitty book and reputation as a writer. Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses … Continue reading Honing Your Skills
When you think of writing styles, you might think about the different tenses of writing, but it actually refers to all of the ways in which you choose your words and how you write. The best advice I was ever given about writing is to write the way you talk. Also, write as if you … Continue reading Finding Your Writing Style
Where do you find inspiration to write? I don't find it anywhere...because I don't think it needs to be found. I don't think it's hiding or it's lost. I think we just can't see it because it's inside of us already. When we are deciding what to write or where to write, we don't look … Continue reading Finding Inspiration
We are living in the age of information, where you can Google or Siri anything and get an answer instantly. Can people find the information that you want to share online? Are there a lot of people sharing the same information you want to? If you have something you want to share with the world, … Continue reading Do You Have Information To Share?
Why do you read books? You learn something from every book you read, even if you're only reading for fun. Wouldn't you like to know what you've learned? Wouldn't you like to get the most out of your books and the time you spend reading them? If so, you should review your books. You could … Continue reading Review Your Books
Books give me the opportunity to explore different worlds and see things from other people's perspective. I have lost count of how many books I have read, but I can tell you that I have tons of books on my shelves that I plan to read in 2019. I also have thousands of books on … Continue reading The Struggles of a Book Lover in the Age of Information