Category Archives: Writing Quick Tip

Out of Order (Writing Quick Tip)

Having problems writing? Finding yourself stuck on a particular section? Then think about writing your article or book out of order. If you have a beginning, end and route to get from one to the other in mind, you may … Continue reading

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Recycle (Writing Quick Tip)

Done a lot of research or given a lot of thought to something you’ve written on a particular topic? Think about are there ways that you can use that thought or research to support multiple writing projects. As an example, … Continue reading

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Read For Flavor (Writing Quick Tip)

Different genres have different patterns of storytelling. Different ways of saying things. Different types of story arcs. Trying to write something but having a problem getting started or keeping the words flowing once you have started? Try taking a break … Continue reading

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Ducks In a Row (Writing Quick Tip)

Got a topic you’re trying to write about but having a hard time pulling it together? Try this outline technique Start by making a rough outline with the different areas you want your writing to cover. Under each point, write … Continue reading

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Blog Ahead (Writing Quick Tip)

Are you writing a blog but having problems writing enough material day by day? Have problems getting started? Then try writing a series and blogging ahead. Know the theme of your blog? Pick one concept or area of concern within … Continue reading

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My Card…. (Writing Quick Tip)

Are you a writer who is looking for an agent? is looking for a publisher? is looking for a gig writing for pay? has a book published and want to get the word out about it? have a book underway … Continue reading

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Courting the Muse- an Owner’s Manual (Writing Quick Tip)

They say every writer has a Muse. Is your Muse friendly? Always there? A tease? Someone with an unlisted number? And what does she like? It’s not a one size fits all Universe, and each of us has different ways … Continue reading

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Read Ahead (Writing Quick Tip)

Have you written yourself into a corner? Have no idea where your book is going next? Try this visualization technique. Find a quiet time when you will not be interrupted. Turn off the phone. Now get comfortable and close your … Continue reading

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Features Vs Benefits (Writing Quick Tip)

Writing up a blurb for your non-fiction book to tell people what it’s about and get them interested in it?

To get the best results, you need to know the difference between features and benefits Continue reading

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Do Something Different (Writing Quick Tip)

Find yourself stuck or blocked?

Haven’t written a word for hours (or days…or weeks….)?

Feel like this thing you’re working on will never, ever, ever be finished?

well, maybe it’s time to do something different Continue reading

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