writing advice Archive

Five Things Writers Should Stop Doing in the ’20s

Old habits die hard with writers. We get into routines without thinking. We keep doing what worked before even when it doesn’t now. We get sloppy when we’re rushed to hit

Lavinia Spalding: Anthology Editor, Author, and Travel Writer

I first “met” Lavinia Spalding by e-mail when a story from Perceptive Travel online magazine made the cut for an edition of The Best Women’s Travel Writing, which she edits and

Where Art and Commerce Meet for a Writer

Or…where the left and right brain come together in the mind of a writer. Nearly a decade ago now, Copyblogger put up a post called Confessions of a 21st Century Writer.

Tips for Diversifying Your Writing Business and Income

I have written frequently about the importance of diversifying your income and having multiple facets to your travel writing and blogging business. In this time when the need for that is

Diversified Writing Income Is Essential to Thrive or Just Survive

Ever since I started this blog many years ago I’ve been preaching the need to set yourself up in a way that you have diversified writing income. Then when I launched