You’ve wanted to write forever, but you feel that you are in park. You want to go somewhere with your words, but you feel stuck. In today’s Tuesday Tip, I share five things to help you move from parked to...Continue Reading
A new year has begun and COMPEL Training wants to help all writers get started with a bang! If you long to be more organized and intentional this year with your writing goals, join COMPEL Training and download...Continue Reading
When we think about writing an article, we often limit it to the article itself. Did you know that many markets also seek shorter ancillary pieces?
In today’s Tuesday Tip, we’ll explore what it means when a magazine requests...Continue Reading
Years ago I decided I wanted to be a freelance writer. I longed to write and also make an income. That led to a nearly 20-year career of writing columns, paying blog posts, curriculum, and articles. The word “freelance”...Continue Reading
As a writer, the exclamation point is a lot like jalapeños. One or two in a dish is delightful for it adds spice and flavor. However, if you drown the entire dish in them, it overwhelms and potentially...Continue Reading
A writing friend asked me to visit her blog. I was excited because I loved her writing. When I clicked on the URL she sent, I was surprised to find a series of long blog posts written in blocks...Continue Reading
The take-home paper market is often overlooked by writers, and yet the opportunity is huge. Consider the colorful Sunday school paper your children receive at church. Think about the adult publication filled with inspirational stories, teaching, and faith-filled facts handed...Continue Reading