Category Archive: Writing

The art and craft of writing

I Once Dated a Writer And

I found this little poem on my Facebook feed a few hours ago. I tracked it down on Tumblr, and now I’m sharing it here because I really found it cute.

Writers can be the most oblivious creatures on earth. But they will always surprise …

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Switching Sides from Double-Spacing to Single-Spacing After a Period

I’m a double-spacer. Before today, I never really cared. I never really paid much attention to that long-standing and heated debate between the hard-line single-spacers and the old-school double-spacers. I learned to type using a typewriter, and I was trained to hit the spacebar twice after typing a complete sentence. I saw no point to …

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An Experiment on Making Money with Constant Content

If you’re a good freelance writer, you won’t run out of projects. Your long-term clients will always have work for you to do. You also won’t have trouble finding new clients if you want to.

Still, it is always a great idea to explore what money-making opportunities are available to you. After all, you’ll never …

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The Challenge of Worldbuilding

One of the projects I have brewing on my backburner is a fantasy novel. I have a clear idea of what the story should be like and outlined the barebones of a plot in a notebook. I’ve also done a few character sketches. What stumps me …

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The Dream of Writing a Novel

One of the challenges in Jeff Goins’ series “15 Habits of Great Writers” called for its participants to start a project they’re scared to do. It could be a book, a magazine article or something else.

A couple of months ago, I had a chat with …

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