As a blogger I have the challenge of not only coming up with regular new content for my blog, but also making money from the blog in order to afford the many costs of actually running the blog.
The process of writing.
I was asked recently what I write about. What are my favorite kinds of articles to do and what articles do I actually hate writing. As I thought about that answer, I realized that I both love and hate writing about relationships. As much as I am a creative writer, I am also a writer about people and their relationships with not just a romantic interest or spouse but also relationships between… Read More »What do you write? Are you sure?
I was recently requested to join a team of other writers who contribute their writing talents to a very well-known web group. When the request first came in, I initially rejected it. I am a writer, I write because that is my passion and who I am. But when I thought about it more, the offer and the possibilities I feel like this is a door that I want… Read More »Thoughts About Being Called An Expert
As my writing career has begun to shift lately I’ve been amazed at how my titles have also changed. It wasn’t so long ago that my only claim to fame was once being a pre-school teacher and my fans were really just 2 year olds who loved my monster noises and snack time. I have always thought of myself as a writer, but it wasn’t until last year that my… Read More »Owning Your Title
One of the biggest tips I have ever heard about writing is that you need read. Reading gives you inspiration, guides, and it even will influence your style. Reading helps to expand your vocabulary and gives you a world of inspiration. Anne E. Cunningham’s paper What Reading Does for the Mind explains that reading, in general, makes you smarter and keeps your brain firing as you age. Reading reduces stress and… Read More »Reading to Write – Reading challenge