What you need to build an MVP website

  Okay, time to rest my copywriter's hat on my head. Today's copywriters need an online presence. However, I'd wager that when a writer first thinks of building a website, the thought process goes something like this... OMG!! It needs to be perfect or I'll never work again! Quick, someone tell me how to make it perfect!!!… Continue reading What you need to build an MVP website

Some of the best advice I ever got

  No one gets where they are by themselves. Positive or otherwise, we're all shaped by the advice we choose to take or ignore. These are some of the best bits of advice I've gotten over the years. When I follow it, I do better or at least feel better. Hopefully, you'll find a bit… Continue reading Some of the best advice I ever got

You know you’re a writer when

Writers are, by nature, a unique breed of people. Some even call us quirky. In the four years I’ve been writing for this blog, I’ve tried to encourage others (like you) to be the writer you want to be. Find your voice. Write that story or start that project you’ve always wanted to start. One… Continue reading You know you’re a writer when

Earning clients’ trust

Why can’t they just trust me? I’m a professional. ~ Every Writer Ever According to my research, every writer on the planet has uttered some form of this phrase at least a hundred times. (Disclaimer: My research has consisted of talking to my fellow writers here at work. Still, I’m pretty sure I’m right.) It’s… Continue reading Earning clients’ trust

5 basics every writer should be able to do

This post isn’t about gadgets or books or some sure-fire, secret to transform your writing into everything you’ve ever dreamed of, plus a basket of kittens. This is about table stakes. Basics that other people may not tell you about because you’re expected to already know. Because they’re part of every writer’s job. Meet deadlines.… Continue reading 5 basics every writer should be able to do