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Writing Tips - Atmosphere

According to the dictionary, atmosphere means ‘the pervading tone or mood of a situation’. It’s the background music for the horror story, or the hollandaise on your eggs benedict. 991 more words

Impractical Parenting Almanac

9 Beautiful Reasons You Should Make Freelance Writing a Career

Do your brain’s “peak hours” fail to line up with the conventional 9-to-5? For writers and other creative types, the tied-down structure of an office job can be… 480 more words



Everyone who puts the pen to paper, keystroke to the computer screen and even in this day and age, the snapping of metal against the ribbon on a typewriter, will spend time admitting defeat in the craft once in a while. 465 more words

Notes From The Frogpond

Fiction Writing: Jumpstarting Your Creativity

Fiction writing is hard work. Depending on your approach, it can be harder than non-fiction in numerous respects. It takes effort, planning, and dedication. It requires a thick skin. 529 more words

Indie Authors

You Need To Diversify Your Portfolio

It’s been three years now. For three years I have been offering freelance writing services to any who need a talented writer, and I have found my way into some pretty interesting places. 604 more words

Chris Riddell

Writing for magazines: how to write that perfect pitch

It might be hard to believe, but magazine editors are human. That means they don’t like being begged, cajoled or patronised. They also don’t enjoy being bored. 682 more words

Getting Published

Marketing yourself as a writer

So yesterday, I did something that I’ve been meaning to do for awhile now. I ordered business cards for my writing business. Yes, I know – I could have done it cheaper and created them myself, but I figured that whenever I market my writing business, I should do it right. 247 more words

Freelance Writing