The 4 Big Dangers of Having a Blog (As a Writer)

Melting Watch painting by Salvador Dali (1954)

If you’re a writer, blogging can be an excellent platform for connecting with readers. But it can also distract you from your story-writing and consume your creative energy. Here’s what I mean. Danger #1 – You Are Going to Write About Writing (Too Much) The temptation is always there to write posts about the writing … Continue reading The 4 Big Dangers of Having a Blog (As a Writer)

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23 “Bad” Blogging Habits That Will Make Your Blog Look Average

Connected painting by Sherry Betschel

Blogging is not an easy run but more of a long hike. It’s fun and exciting, but you need to step with care and dose your effort. Inspiration helps, but ultimately, it’s your blogging habits that will keep your blog on the right track. Now, there are some lousy blogging habits can really get in … Continue reading 23 “Bad” Blogging Habits That Will Make Your Blog Look Average

The Solitude of Being a Writer

Man playing the piano in solitude

If you hate solitude, you probably have no business trying to write for a living. You’ll end up hating writing. And you’ll make yourself and others miserable in the process. Writing is, for the most part, a solitary endeavor. It doesn’t matter whether you write online content, copy for an advertising agency, poetry, or novels. … Continue reading The Solitude of Being a Writer