Category Archive: Writing

The art and craft of writing

When Is It Okay to Walk Away from a Client?

I walked away from a client a few days ago. I won’t lie and say doing so didn’t bother me at all. After all, I worked with the client for more than a year. But just like a lot of relationships, it was simply time to let go and move on.

When you’re just …

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Reads for the Week – Blogging for Freelance Writers and How to Get Good Freelance Writing Gigs

This week’s picks of interesting reads from the blogs and sites I follow.

Blogging

10 Things Learned About Yourself After 100 Blog Posts
Blogging is often a journey of discovery. Dan Gershenson shares the lessons he learned after writing 100 posts …

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Surviving Guild Drama; Or, Lessons in Communication and Community Building Learned from Playing MMOs

If you want to learn how to communicate with other people on the Internet, forget about Facebook or Twitter. Instead, you should play a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game.

MMOs are rich microcosms where you’re guaranteed to meet people from many different walks of life and living in corners of the planet you …

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Reflections on Writing Inspired by Jeff Goins’ “You Are a Writer”

Last night, I picked up a copy of Jeff Goins’ newest book You Are a Writer on a whim. After reading it a couple of times in one sitting, I came away with a few hard truths that I believe every writer must face at some point, whether they …

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Reads for the Week – The “Death” of Blogging and the Business of Freelance Writing

Interesting articles and blog posts from my Google Alerts and RSS reader for the week of April 30 to May 5.

Blogging

So Blogging Is Dead? Think Again!
Sally Falkow writes although fewer Fortune 100 companies are maintaining their blogs, blogs are still seen …

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