I want to thank Sarah Westinghouse who I mentored several years ago as she began writing about her life as a mother of an autistic child and… Read more “Learning Empathy to Be a Better Writer and a Better You”
Recently a friend of mine commented to me that people have been telling her to write a book about her life for years. The problem was that… Read more “New Writing Package to Document Your Life”
5 tips to read as a writer. One of the easiest lessons you’ll learn to write better.
Ellen DeGeneres talks procrastination and it’s funny because it’s true. Here are a couple ways to stay focused, motivated and avoid procrastination
When people think of writing books, the thought is generally driven by their own life; obstacles, passions, and ideas. However, I do occasionally come across someone – or… Read more “A Memoir as a Gift: Writing a book for someone without the person knowing”
Don’t think you have a story to tell, think again. Here are five types of memoirs someone with a “boring” life can write.
Freelancers and small businesses are struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 3 tips to protect you from economic downturns.
Hey All, I published three books for clients the last two weeks and my mind feels a little frazzled. For someone who loves to read, it’s hard… Read more “$0.99 short stories on Kindle when you only have a few minutes to read”
Pictures play a huge inspirational role in writing. That’s why websites that focus on inspiring and beuatiful landscapes and portraits have so much traffic. That’s why my… Read more “Visual writing prompt – Creepy or Hopeful?”
Most people know that one of my career goals is to help people tell their life story by offering relatively affordable rates to write your book. I… Read more “New financial assistance to write your memoir or autobiography. Contact me today!”
I love blog posts like this. I often find myself wishing I could jump into fictional worlds and be best friends with amazing protagonists… and nefarious antagonists.… Read more “Top 5 Fictional Places I Want to Visit”
This is just a quick post to keep my promise to myself to post regularly until, hopefully, a habit develops. I have heard it said twice, maybe… Read more “Writing Advice: Preaching To Myself — Mark Earnest Johnson”
As I wrap of this month of beginnings, I am interviewing myself as a new author. I talk to myself all the time when I work on… Read more “Writing Tip — New Author, JPC Allen”
on Live Write Thrive: Focus is the thing that makes a writing session fly by in a burst of creative energy, the words flowing and effortless as… Read more “How to Boost Focus ahead of a Writing Session – by Rosie O’Neill…”
Have you read a book, but don’t know how to leave a book review on Amazon? This post will show you how.
If you were to make a list of the careers known to harbor procrastinators, writing would probably be toward the top. It’s no secret that writers get… Read more “The instant gratification monkey and overcoming procrastination”
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Writing a book for someone can be difficult. Helping your client feel comfortable, more so. Here are 11 guidelines to nail your initial interview.
Need a bit of inspiration. Here is a science fiction writing prompt and a prompt for a cultural essay
Looking for writing ideas? Try these three simple exercises to get your mind wondering and your next story moving forward.