This weeks writing roundup covers tips from writing email to breaking through writers block. Writing is such a critical part of marketing that learning tricks, techniques, and strategies to become a better writer is an absolute must. First up we have a story that outlines exactly how to get things on paper:

Think, Plan, Write, Edit, Repeat

http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/07/21/think-plan-write-edit-repeat/The mantra of the writer — both published and unpublished and soon-to-be-published-again-someday-maybe — should really be: HURRY UP AND WAIT. The career comes in fits and starts, feast and famine. Read More…

I really like the advice given here… start now!

Start Before You Know What You’re Doing. Interview With Joanna Penn On The Writer’s Journey.

https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2015/07/23/changing-careers/I’m in my 7th year of the writing journey and things have changed a LOT in that time! In this interview on Lovelyn Bettison’s Imagine the Possibilities podcast, I go through how it all got started, how I changed careers and what I’ve learned along the way. I talk about going from newbie author to Read More…

Email marketing can be executed by anybody in any market or niche. Here’s 5 writing tips to improve the conversion of your newsletter:

5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Email Newsletter Performance

https://janefriedman.com/2015/07/20/improve-your-email-newsletter/How to improve the effectiveness of your email newsletter through very specific changes to your sign-up forms and content. Read More…

Whom Should You Be Writing For? Yourself or Your Readers?

https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/who-should-you-be-writing-for-yourself-or-your-readers/Whom should you be writing for? It’s a question all writers have to face sooner or later. Usually, we tend to think of the answer in terms of audiences: young adults, women 18-55, general adults, or super geeks of the sort to have read every back issue comic from the Silver Age. My simplest answer to this question Read More…

How to Overcome Writer’s Block While You Sleep

https://thewritepractice.com/writers-block-dreams/Marcy McKayby Marcy McKay I recently dreamed that The Write Practice owner, Joe Bunting, Monica Clark (TWP regular contributor), and I were trapped in a room together overnight. We had to write 100 different blog posts until dawn…or, we died. I know it sounds silly, but you know how dreams are. It was writing until the death, people! I awoke in a sweat. Here’s the kicker: Joe wore a mustard-colored matador costume the entire time, complete with the bedazzled knickers and little black hat. I paused occasionally from our brainstorming to persuade him to change into regular clothes, but he refused because it made him more creative. The next day, I realized…. The post How to Overcome Writer’s Block While You Sleep appeared first on The Write Practice. Read More…

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