What would you do if you were penniless and (perfectly legally) in a foreign country? Try to get a job? Pack up and go home?
What if neither of those options were available, for different reasons? What would you do?
I solved my particular problem by writing, and I’ve built a business around it. In the process I’ve learned a whole lot about writing in general and about e-business in particular.
Want to know what I’ve learned? It’s all in these posts and pages.
Are you ready for Christmas?
What do you mean, ‘No’?
OK, I’m kind of joking, but there are good reasons to write seasonal content, and since you almost certainly get fed up with routine writing, why not mix things up a little? Get started on your writing for Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year. A change, so they say, is as good as a rest, so learn to write good seasonal content for yourself and/or your clients.
Has this ever happened to you? You pick up a book. You’ve read the blurb, it sounds good, so you curl up and start reading. To begin with, everything’s fine, but then it starts, like an itch, somewhere deep under your skin, or a sound that you can’t quite hear. There’s something about the book, [...]
Some people don’t write because they think they can’t. High expectations are good, but not if they stop you from getting your stuff out there where it can promote you and your business. So what can you do to improve your writing?
Use Active rather than passive language.
Write about what your readers want to know, not what you want to say.
And what ever you do, don’t …