How to Build an Author Platform

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One of the questions I get asked most is how to build an author platform. There is no one-size-fits-all answer, and there multiple ways to approach it. In this post, I’m going to be sharing general advice on how to build an author platform to attract your ideal audience. Photo by Andrea Davis on Unsplash […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners

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When you’re just starting out, it can be super hard to find freelance writing jobs for beginners. But don’t overthink it! I’ve got some tips and tricks to build up that portfolio in no time. Original photo by Laura Chouette on Unsplash When it comes to finding freelance writing jobs for beginners, it can be […]

Quarterly Goals for Writers

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Strong goals are the key to hitting those word counts and publishing your book. When it comes to setting quarterly goals for writers, I have a few tips and tricks that will keep you on track and productive. NOTE:¬†This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by […]

Summer Reading for Adults

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When it comes to summer reading for adults, it’s important to make it fun. Because adults don’t really get a summer break, you gotta take that break in your reading. NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to products. Original photo by […]

How to Make Writer Friends

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One thing writers ask me a lot is how to make writer friends. I think there’s this notion that it’s hard to make friends as an adult and that it’s a lot more work than it was when you were young. I’m going to dispel that myth. Original photo by Rizky Subagja on Unsplash Yes, […]

Short-Term Writing Goals (and How to Crush Them)

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Setting short-term writing goals is key when it comes to hitting your big deal writing goals. And even though it may seem like setting sub-goals won’t get you to that published novel, short-term writing goals are the key to improving as a writer. NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links provide a means for sites […]