7 New Year’s Resolutions for New Writers

New Year's Resolutions

The end of the year is fast approaching, and many people will be making New Year’s resolutions. Are you making the right ones to grow your writing career? In today’s guest post, Celia Abernethy shares 7 New Year’s resolutions that will actually make a difference for new writers.

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Writers (and other entrepreneurs): stop doing everything yourselves

Feeling overwhelmed? Stop Doing Everything Yourself!

Entrepreneurship is a funny thing.

Most of us creative entrepreneurs start businesses because we enjoy having full control over our projects, and get a thrill from seeing something from its very beginning as an idea, through its development, to the final stages and then, the exciting final product. Unfortunately, this also means we’re not always the best masters of our time.

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FREE Apps to help you stay organized

Free apps to help writers stay organized

Here are some great apps to help you get organized!

One of the problems for people with multiple interests is staying organized. We have so many projects on the go at once, that sometimes we get a little muddled. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

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From Scatter-Brain to Hyper-Organized: How I use Mind Maps for Content Creation

mind maps; lightbulb on blackboard with thought cloud around it

As a MultiTalented Writer, you probably have ideas floating around in your head all the time. You need a strategy to capture these ideas in a way that works for your life and business. Mind maps are a great way to do this.

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Freelance Writing Terms You Should Know

Freelance Writing Terms You Should KNow

When you’re starting out in freelance writing, you can get easily confused by all the terms that are thrown around in online writing groups and elsewhere on the Internet. Sometimes, it can be a little intimidating to ask for clarification. Fear not; this post will tell you what those terms are.

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How to Get Your First Writing Sample

How to get your first writing sample

It’s a catch-22: you want to pitch a publication, but you need a writing sample. But you can’t get samples unless you pitch a publication. All is not lost: you can get your initial clip if you follow some simple steps.

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Are you MultiTalented? Or Do You Have ADHD?

Multitalented or ADHD

 

Recently, I shared a post about how I like to read several books at once. I like to do all kinds of of things at once, really. That’s part and parcel of being a scanner and MultiTalented Writer. But for some people, there’s more than just being a scanner at hand. No one likes to talk about it, but sometimes, mental health issues may be involved.

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Mind Map Monday: Camping Edition

mind map for freelance writing success: camping; Photo by Jake Sloop on Unsplash; design by Mariana Abeid-McDougall

Do you love to go camping and also love to write? If so, you could combine your two passions and earn your keep while doing what you love.

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Social Media & Email Interactions: How to Stay Professional

You’ve all witnessed it: the troll. The person who makes comments on social media to get a rise out of people; the person who misinterprets what was said in a post and then attacks the original poster, the person who name-calls.¬†

Not only do trolls upset people, they also soil their own reputation, and sometimes ruin their own lives.

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