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By Brad Bloom, @faithfitnessmag, Publisher, Faith & Fitness Magazine   My wife still does it the old-fashioned way. Most nights she reaches into her nightstand and pulls out a spiral bound notebook to make her next journal entry. It’s nothing fancy and I think in many ways that is a good thing. She has no […]

7 Scary Encounters of the Writing Kind

by Alycia W. Morales     @AlyciaMorales As a freelance editor, I’ve worked with several authors – both experienced and not – and have seen most everything you could think of within the lines of those manuscripts. But my clients aren’t alone. I’ve written some books and have noticed my own shortcomings, which include things like cardboard […]

Earn More as a Freelance Writer by Practicing Sustainable Writing

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson Sustainable Writing is the key to earning a living as a freelance writer. Having a regular income as a freelance writer requires multiple streams of income. Managing those streams and keeping them afloat is where the sustainable part happens. Just like the environment, we have to be good stewards of our time […]

Taming the Beast Called Time Management

By DiAnn Mills, @DiAnnMills Busy writers realize they must master the feat of time management or they will fall into a hole called overwhelmed and unproductive. With a few guidelines, we can learn how to take charge of our responsibilities and give us time to spare. The key is to understand life is filled with […]

9 Benefits of Participating in NaNoWriMo

by Alycia W. Morales @AlyciaMorales November is quickly approaching! As we focus on pulling out our sweaters and boots, drinking all the pumpkin spice lattes we can handle, and photographing the changing of the leaves, several writers will be gearing up for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). For the month of November, we’ll be shooting […]

Writing Through the Chaos

Tips to Keep Moving Forward When Life Happens

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson There has been a lot of chaos in our world lately—catastrophic wildfires, Unprecedented flooding with Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma—one of the largest ever. Even if you were fortunate enough not to be directly impacted by these large-scale events, chances are you have people close to you who were. Events like […]

Jumpstart Creativity with 31 Fun Field Trips for Writers

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson Fall is my favorite time of the year. I could happily spend from September through November outside hiking, exploring, and road-tripping. In honor of my own personal wanderlust, today I’m sharing my list of places to explore. These are things that you can do by yourself, or get together with another […]