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25 Ways to Stop Writer’s Block and Get Creative (Even When You’re Not “Feeling It”)

I was asked to look at creativity — or a lack thereof — from a writer’s perspective. A task which forced me to get creative as most of my preventative measures against “writer’s block” have been set to “autopilot” over

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People I Know: Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer is a copywriter, content specialist, blogger, and editor. And I’ve found her thoughts on writing to be extremely valuable over the years! (I think you will too!) How I Know Laura If you’ve been reading my blog or

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People I Know: Valerie Bordeau

Freelance writer and online strategist Valerie Bordeau is the creator of The Freelance Writers Academy, the host of The FWA podcast, and the head Lady in The Kingdom of Paidalot. Read on to see how she got her start, what’s next,

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Do You Need a Break? 9 Articles to Help You Get Over Burnout!

Hi, Everyone! This is going to be a bit different from my “usual” blog posts. It seems like the past few weeks — the past few months, really — have been tough on a lot of us (or perhaps all of

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People I Know: Williesha Morris

Williesha Morris is an adorable freelance writer/blogger/administrative consultant. Read on to see how she got started (and how you can follow in her footsteps!).   How I Know Williesha To put it simply: Williesha and I travel in the same

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7 Steps to Continue Writing During a (Personal) Crisis

Maybe you’re late with the mortgage payment because your paycheck “got lost in the mail.” Or maybe your mother fell down the stairs and broke a few bones. Or maybe your father died. Or maybe you found your husband in

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People I Know: Melissa Dominic

Speculative fiction author Melissa Dominic shares how she got her start, why editing is nothing to be afraid of, and how remembering to enjoy yourself is the ultimate key to success. How I Know Melissa Melissa is a fairly new

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Pitchfest is Coming! Pitchfest is Coming!! (FWA Interview)

Hi, Everyone! I was invited back on The Freelance Writers Academy podcast for another interview this week! This time I was on to talk about Be A Freelance Blogger’s next PITCHFEST! Pitchfest is a contest in which writers/bloggers publicly pitch their article

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People I Know: Paris Matic

Paris Matic is a part-time freelancer who works as a writer and illustrator. She’s also a self-described “muse” and “Creative Collaborator” who enjoys helping others achieve their artistic dreams via her helping hand(s). Fun Fact: I uploaded this post a

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How NOT to Get Your Guest Post Published

Rejection is part of being a professional writer… But, don’t get yourself rejected for any of these reasons. When you’re a freelance writer looking to get published on blogs or in magazines, the process will generally look like this: Send

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