Writing Tips

Podcast: How to Get “Unstuck” When Writing a Novel

Mar 4th, 2017 | By
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If you’re writing a novel, chances are you’ll get stuck somewhere along the line. Most writers do. So what do you do to get “unstuck”? Well, listen to this new episode of Writing Tips from the Working Writer’s Coach and you’ll get some tips for what to do if you



Learn How to Make the Most of Your Amazon Author Page

Feb 10th, 2017 | By
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Visit www.workingwriterscoach.com this week and listen to the podcast, Writing Tips from the Working Writer’s Coach. In this week’s episode, Suzanne Lieurance, the Working Writer’s Coach, offers tips for making the most of your Amazon Author Page. There is also a free e-book you can download. Just go here



3 Tools to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

Jan 18th, 2017 | By
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Writing Tips Podcast In this week’s edition my weekly podcast, Writing Tips from the Working Writer’s Coach, you’ll learn 3 tools you can use to make 2017 your best year YET as a writer. Be sure to download the study guide first so you can take a few notes



New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

Jan 12th, 2017 | By
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Happy New Year! As a writer, you’ve probably made all sorts of New Year’s resolutions for your writing and your writing career. But a word of caution here, you don’t need to change your entire life in order to become a successful writer or to build a successful freelance writing



Writing Tips from an Old Novel – Big Oaks from Little Acorns Grow

Nov 24th, 2016 | By
Writing Lessons from an old novel

by Amy O’Quinn Years ago, I bought a discarded book at a library sale with the low-key title—Joan: Free Lance Writer by Alice Ross Colver. The copyright was 1948, which explained the two-word styling of the term ‘freelance.’ It was the story of a young female college graduate who



Tips for Children’s Writers from Author Joan Leotta

Sep 29th, 2016 | By
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Today we’re hosting Day 4 of a 5-day virtual tour for Joan Leotta’s new children’s book, Summer in a Bowl. This tour is sponsored by the National Writing for Children Center. In today’s post, Joan offers some personal tips for other children’s writers. Tips for Children’s Writers The



Break Through Writer’s Block

Aug 26th, 2016 | By
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How to Overcome Writer’s Block by Rebecca Camarena Have you ever suffered from writer’s block? Writer’s block is a real thing. And it’s terrible. You can’t write. You can’t think. The muse has packed up and left town. You’re afraid she will never come back. According to Victoria Nelson, in



Tools for Organizing Your Freelance Writing Business

Jul 8th, 2016 | By

Tools for Organizing Your Freelance Writing Business The better organized you are as a freelance writer, the better able you’ll be to run a successful business. Part of being organized means having the proper forms, templates, and other items on hand. Here’s a partial list of the kinds of items



Uses for the Ampersand: Pretty Is as Pretty Does

Jun 22nd, 2016 | By
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by Carolyn Howard-Johnson The ampersand is a real pretty little dude but it isn’t a letter nor even a word. It’s a logogram that represents a word. Its history goes back to classical antiquity, but interesting history and being cute are no reason to overuse it in the interest of



Finding Focus as a Writer

Apr 20th, 2016 | By
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Are you productive? Or are you just busy? There’s a big difference between the two, and I’m often guilty of the latter. I may sit at my desk for hours, tapping away at my keyboard. But that doesn’t mean I’m always doing work that can yield the greatest results. And



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