Writing tips, helpful hints, and stories to help you finish your book!
Why and how should your nonprofit blog? By posting regular blog entries, savvy nonprofits keep their advocates engaged and their website content current. Writing blog entries for your organization’s cause on a consistent basis might seem daunting at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Your organization’s mission and marketing strategy should determine your blog’s overall
In honor of Valentine’s Day, when many of you will write love notes to your loved ones, I thought I’d remind you of what the best writers know and care about. It’s called “diction.” Simply put, “diction” means “word choice.” And great writers choose their words based on a word’s denotation (dictionary definition) and its
In junior high, I once jumped off a table Wonder Woman-style (but without bullet-proof bracelets) to defend another child from being teased. I don’t remember why I was perched on a table in art class, but I do remember the drama of leaping between this bully and his victim. Without hesitating, I knew I had
Do you schedule regular writing time on your calendar so that your book or blog or LinkedIn article gets out in the world? If you answered “no” to this question, you’re not alone. Many would-be authors struggle to carve out time to write–even me! But to get your writing finished, you MUST protect your time
Do you want to get your book written and finished, but you’re not sure how? If so, check out my INTERVIEW (30 minutes) with Luci McMonagle. I talk about how to get started, how to write it, and how to make sure you finish! Wealthy Wednesday Radio show is hosted by Luci McMonagle, an Abundance Breakthrough Coach, author, and public speaker.
After 20 years of teaching people how to write, I’ve boiled down the top 5 writing mistakes people make. For this series of blogs, I’ll be giving you my best advice for how to eliminate each one. In reality, your very best writing will result from your very best creative and critical thinking. But by
As part of my ministry with my husband, Roger, in the Damascus Road Church of God we founded, I often tried to help those who were going through very traumatic times: loss of livelihood, grave illness, incarceration, deaths of loved ones. These were people in poverty and misery. Some were homeless, some were in prison.
We ghostwriters have an image problem, and not just because “ghost” is in the name. The problem is legitimacy. We’re a little like the hired guns in the old westerns—a necessary evil, but not welcome in polite company, and chased out of town as soon as the bandits have been defeated. I exaggerate, but not