Tag: writer

  • Topically Challenged Volume 1 Out Now

    Topically Challenged Volume 1 Out Now

    I am published in an anthology! In a previous blog post, I mentioned that I enjoyed doing writing challenges. At the beginning of the year, I took part in two such challenges on Chris Fielden’s website and have now been published as part of a flash fiction anthology. I chose to take part for a…

  • Blast through Writers’ Block by using Writing Prompts

    Blast through Writers’ Block by using Writing Prompts

    New Year, new goals.   Has the shine tarnished on your New Year resolutions already? Or have you decided that it is best to leave resolutions alone this year? After all, look at how last year turned out… If you have decided that THIS is the year that you are going to start writing again,…

  • Business Owner – How to Improve your Website

    Business Owner – How to Improve your Website

    Have you been thinking that it’s time to improve your website? It’s been years since you did anything with your business website. The About information is out of date and the last blog post is dated 2018. Perhaps you have some products that you should add, but you never seem to have any time. The…

  • Do you enjoy writing book reviews? Try NetGalley

    Do you enjoy writing book reviews? Try NetGalley

    I have always enjoyed reading books. I am a member of a local book club and we meet up monthly to review and discuss books we have read. Reading a variety of books and authors is a really good way to improve your own writing. An author whose blog I follow, mentioned NetGalley, so I…

  • Stronger Fiction: Should you write every day?

    Stronger Fiction: Should you write every day?

    One of those pieces of advice given out to every writer is: Write every day It is given out so often that we are in danger of feeling that we are not writers if we don’t write every day. What if you find it hard to find time to write every day, however? What if…

  • How to put together an editorial calendar for bloggers

    How to put together an editorial calendar for bloggers

    Since my first 30 day blogging challenge in 2016, I have used an editorial calendar. Different people may have different ideas of what constitutes an editorial calendar. I use a spreadsheet to store ideas for blog posts or other content so that I have a constant stream of ideas to use when I am trying…

  • Online networking for stay-at-home workers

    Online networking for stay-at-home workers

    Missing the watercooler or the canteen already? It’s been over a week since workers of all kinds have been told to work from home if possible in the UK. One of the best things about working in an office is the people that you meet and work alongside. One of the downsides of enforced working…

  • Stronger Fiction: Should you write what you know or know what you write?

    Stronger Fiction: Should you write what you know or know what you write?

    One of the oldest pieces of advice for people who want to write fiction is that they should “write what they know’. This sage piece of wisdom is passed down from teachers to young pupils, from tutors to college students and in many creative writing classes. Yet, what does it actually mean? And is it…

  • How to write a freelance Curriculum Vitae or CV

    How to write a freelance Curriculum Vitae or CV

    This post was first published in 2017 as Tips for Creating a Freelance Curriculum Vitae. It has been updated with new information. When you begin applying for jobs as a freelancer, many organisations ask you to send a CV. This article will show you how to write an amazing CV that will help you to…

  • 10 tips to working from home when you’re used to being in the office

    10 tips to working from home when you’re used to being in the office

    Many people are finding themselves working from home for the first time in a long time, or even ever! Adjusting to this situation, which has occurred very quickly could take some work. The children may be home from school and your partner may also be around more. There could be a lot of distractions, but…

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