Category Archives: writing as a business

Great List of Paying Writing Gigs!

Here’s a long list of publications that still pay for your writing!

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Bloggers: STOP marketing for others for FREE!

I was just approached by one of those new “influencing agencies” who expect bloggers to sell products for them by giving them a “gift basket.” To which I responded: “Nice Try!” Here is my full response about what is happening … Continue reading

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Who are you trying to reach with your writing?

Here’s a 2012 infographic to help you find your specific audience:

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Blogging and Promotion

I have found one of the BEST ways to become a writer is to start your own blog.  Blogging freed my writing soul and allowed me to find my own writers’ voice.  No more editors telling me to tone it … Continue reading

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How the Internet is changing WHY we write

Excellent, thought-provoking discussion on the reasons why people write, and how the Internet is changing these everyday!

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WordPress is 10 years old!

One thing is for sure!  Without the simplicity of WordPress I wouldn’t be a known writer today!  I started out with my own blog at the end of 2007, and now I sell books and e-books everyday. I found my … Continue reading

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Important new research on e-book sales!

Want to know MUCH MORE about pricing and sales of e-books? Why not ask Mark Coker, the founder of SmashWords!

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