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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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Book News and New Update Schedule!

Hello, Everyone! A few of you super fans/cyber stalkers already know what I’m about to say… I’m in the process of writing a book on ghostwriting/ghostblogging! It’s called LittleZotz Writing: School for Ghosts and it’s coming out September of this

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People I Know: Sophie Lizard

Sophie Lizard is the owner of Be A Freelance Blogger, one of the most well-renowned “information for bloggers” websites in existence today. She’s a blogger, a copywriter, and she’ll help you live your blogging dreams…even if she has to kick

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10 Things Every Teen Writer Should Know

Most of my readers are in their mid-twenties to mid-thirties. I also have a nice cluster of forty, fifty, and sixty-year-olds! And I love all of you. <3 However, there’s one segment of my audience that I feel I’ve been

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A Day in the Life: Writing a Blog Post

I love it when you ask me questions! <3 Last week, a wonderful reader wrote to me and asked “How do you write your blog posts?” She had read my post on organization but pointed out that while it showed

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Becoming a Better Blogger Through Bad Movies: Part 2

Everyone loves to hate sequels, but sometimes they’re a necessary evil. Last week I said that all “bad” movies suffer from one (or more) of ten basic writing issues. And that said issues should also be avoided at all costs

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Becoming a Better Blogger Through Bad Movies: Part 1

I love movies. Good movies, bad movies, okay movies—I watch ‘em all! After over 3 years of blogging professionally, I’ve noticed that my movie-watching habit has inadvertently helped tighten my writing skills. In particular, the “bad” movies I’ve watched have

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B is for Blogging

This post is part 2 of 26 of The Freelance Writer’s ABCs. Come back tomorrow for C. As a freelance writer, your blog can be one of the most powerful weapons in your arsenal. Don’t have a blog yet? Well, here

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A Year in Writing: A Look Back

A year ago today (August 17, 2010), with the encouragement of my friend Danielle Lynn and my special guy, I took the leap and became a professional writer.  Since my one year anniversary happened to land on a Wednesday (my

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Who I Am and Why You Should Care

Hello, Everyone! Welcome to my new Blog!  I’m intending this to be my “Professional” Blog.  And it’s going to update every Wednesday!  (My personal Blog is still up-and-running as well and will continue to update Mondays as needed). But who

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