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One Surefire Way to Find New Writing Ideas


Are you struggling to come up with new writing ideas? Try thinking of how your usual writing topic could relate to anything you watch or read. You can try this while watching TV news reports or while reading a magazine article. You can also consider how your topic might fit in with a scene from […]

4 Surprising Writing Lessons From a Boy Band


What a New Kids on the Block concert taught me about writing for an audience. As a writer, you probably won’t have to deal with being chased by a group of screaming girls and women who adore you. And that’s probably a good thing. But, you might gain a large audience. Your popularity can come […]

4 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Writer’s Block


Some writers say they never get writer’s block. Sure, you might get to a point where you’re rarely at a loss for words. But almost all writers need to find ways to get rid of writer’s block. The struggle is real. It’s like the common cold for writers. Some people catch a cold more often […]

How to Change from Dreamer to Writer


“If you just imagine yourself as a successful writer, you will be a successful writer!” No. You must do more. That’s why the Nike slogan “Just do it” is more powerful than “Just dream it.” I’ve always been a little skeptical of just visualizing what you want to be. It’s so easy to get stuck […]