How you can learn new writing habits

Do you compare your self to other authors?  Here is what you can do instead? Why Role model? Instead of comparing your writing to others you can emulate the habits of other authors.  You can take the qualities of a writer you admire and use it as a springboard for your own writing.  Read author …

Is writing Therapeutic?

Therapy is expensive.  This post highlights ways in which writing can help over-come emotions that are difficult to process. Writing is one way in which we can help ourselves heal after difficult events in our lives. What is writing therapy? It's expressive writing often used to treat bereavement, abuse, desertion, substance abuse and many other …

Some words of wisdom for using adverbs and Adjectives

This short post explains why you should limit your use of these bad boys.  Many early fiction writers used plenty of them. For any kind of writing, verbs are the most important tool a writer has.  For non-fiction, it's best to avoid them altogether unless they add new meaning. The general rule is, that you should …

A few ideas to get started as a Copywriter

This post describes a few things to keep in mind if you are considering a career in copywriting. A good start is to start blogging on social media sites and build an online presence. This is a good way to build relationships.   Most copy now is digital.  It's helpful but not necessary to have a simple …