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Guide to running a writing business

A guide to the business of writing

It’s the New Year and you’ve made a resolution to be a serious writer, i.e., earn money from your writing. But before jacking in the day job, think. A freelancer’s life is not a bed of roses. It takes grit, determination and – in a lot of cases – dry seasons of financial hardship before acquiring clients.

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Reinventing Rachel

Book Review: Reinventing Rachel, by Alison Strobel

The first inkling I had that Reinventing Rachel was not going to be a mundane read was an Amazon review with the words: “Very disturbing”. And to call it a prodigal story would be doing the novel a disservice. It’s more than a prodigal story. It’s a story for any Christian who has ever wondered: What if I’m wrong about Christianity? Does prayer really make a difference?

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Writer's block

Writer’s block: all in your head?

Some argue it’s an excuse for lazy writers, while others argue it’s a real issue that many writers grapple with. And then, there are some (usually, non-writers), who believe it’s part and parcel of the writer’s lot, a romantic ideal, so to speak, of the ‘tortured creative’.

Writer’s block: an excuse for lazy writers or is it all in your head?

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How to deal with disappointment as a writer

There are many great things about writing. But the rejection slips? Not so much. Here’s how to deal with disappointment as a writer and bounce your way back to writing success.

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Three great planning tools for writers

Writing, like most things in life, is 2% inspiration and 98% perspiration. The good news is that, with the right planning tools, the perspiration part need not be too painful. Here are three useful planning tools for writers.

How to be a successful writer

Four Traits of a Successful Christian Writer

A successful person is someone who inspires other people in more ways than one. So, as far as I’m concerned, the writers who work on their craft consistently, and never give up on their writing dream, even as the rejection pile threatens to overload their inbox, are successful.