42 Bad Habits for a Writer (Apart from Feeling Constantly Possessed by Gloom)

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There’s talent, there’s hard work, there’s inspiration, and then there are habits… Some habits are good for writers, others, well… You don’t have to agree with all the “bad” habits I’m going to list next. Actually, I challenge you to disagree with at least some of them. Perfect agreement is always rather boring, don't you … Continue reading 42 Bad Habits for a Writer (Apart from Feeling Constantly Possessed by Gloom)

The Perks of Being a Freelance Writer

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What’s the best part about being a freelancer? Working from home in your favorite socks? Choosing the projects you take on? Taking breaks when you want? A while ago, I talked a bit about what it’s like being a freelance writer. Now I want to focus on the main benefits—the reasons why you may want … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Freelance Writer

What Makes a Writer a Writer

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Is it the lines you write? The books you author? The readers you gain? The books you sell? Is it the hours of solitude you devote to your craft? Is it your sensitivity and keen sense of observation? Your rich imagination? Your daydreams and your fantasies? Your playful desire to rewrite reality, to make it … Continue reading What Makes a Writer a Writer