If you want to know the secrets to ultimate blogging success, read Anthony James’ Blog Writing. Reading this guide is faster than reading hundreds of separate blog articles in the subject. Believe me, I’ve been there.
If you’ve ever suffered through such chaotic writing and deadline situations, pick up your very own copy of Writing Feature Stories by Matthew Ricketson and Caroline Graham. You don’t have to be on the journalist’s path to read this book. This is valuable for all writers.
2,000 to 10,000 is a blessing. Rachel Aaron is a gift from the writing gods. I've decided to set a weekly goal of 3,000 words (consisting of blog posts/articles) a few months ago. It's challenging since I usually write around 900 to 1,000. Writing more weekly will upgrade my writing skills. The problem: I keep missing the mark, and I don't know why.
Have you ever been so excited for a new book from your favorite author only to be disappointed? I felt this way while reading Smarter Better Faster at first. I was so excited to sink into this book after reading The Power of Habit a few years back. Why was I slightly disappointed? I was impatient.
I thought I wasn't accepted to TAG because I wasn't born talented enough. After reading Daniel Coyle's The Little Book of Talent, I conclude my old beliefs were complete poppycock. Talent isn't born, it's built.
I can write forever in my journals. However, my writing's slower when it comes to writing for publication. Why does this particular block keep showing up? I picked up Laraine Herring's The Writing Warrior for answers.
Before Show Your Work, Austin Kleon published Steal Like an Artist. The stealing Kleon refers to is combining ideas and shaping them into your piece of work. One time, Kleon wrote Jurassic Park fanfiction after watching the first movie. That's an artist stealing...