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How To Give Back To Your Readers

by Eldred “Bob” Bird In my last two posts here on WITS I talked in general terms about building your author platform, both online and offline. Today I’m going to dig a little deeper into building a long-term relationship with your readers. This is an important part of succeeding as a writer, but how do

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Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners: 5 Best First Gigs

Right now, a record-high number of people are considering a freelance writing career. My inbox is overflowing with questions from newbies. And the first question is: “Where can I find freelance writing jobs for beginners?” If that’s you, sending hugs! I totally feel your confusion. The freelance marketplace is a big, complicated place. There are

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The Simple Guide to Keeping Them Straight

Stuck on the distinction between “in to” and “into”? You’re not alone! Don’t worry, though, I’ve got you covered. The quick version: Into vs. In To Use “into” to describe where something is: going inside something else.Use “in to” based on the verb that comes before it. It can have many meanings, but here’s a quick tip that

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5 Tips to Help You Write Imperfectly

Today’s guest post is by Adrian Johansen. As a writer, when you envision something you want to compose, it’s always perfect. Floating around in your mind, that undefined piece of artwork is incredible. You can’t wait to write it down, to express it in words, to share it with others. Then the moment comes. You

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Simplify Your Writing Workflow with Kanban

Writing has never been a straightforward process. Between constant loops of drafting, editing, feedback and rewriting, it’s difficult to keep track of everything that needs to be done. Most of us wind up wondering: “Where was I on this project again?” Fortunately, there’s a solution to help straighten out the endless complications and make our

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7 Misconceptions About Being a Writer

Like any good story, the writing life is a tale of deceptive depth. At first glance, it offers up a shiny, artsy, fun cover. Become a Writer! its title beckons, and its first chapters lure us in by fulfilling all these initial promises. But the deeper we get, the further we go, the more we realize

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This Is About More Than Toilet Paper

“What did you do with this crisis?” —->Want to listen to more about this post? Listen in here: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |   This may be what our children ask us about this time. Which, of course, is always the question. What will you do, Mary

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