Confession of an Author and Freelance Writer Addicted to That

Question: What if you’re an author and freelance writer addicted to a particular word? I have a confession: I can’t stop using “that” in my writing. I dream about that all of the time. I think about how many times I can use that. Finally, I see that in magazines, newspapers, marketing materials, books, and […]

Pingbacks: You Don’t Have to Read It, Just Delete It

Savvy-Writer.com is my creative, freelance, and ghost writing website. I also have an animal/environmental advocacy and personal development websites, respectively. By the way, creating and maintaining blogs/websites that you’re passionate about is another way to showcase your writing ability. You can submit your blog posts as writing samples to editors and organizations. Anyway, I use […]

10 Easy Ways to Keep Writer’s Block Out of Your Mind

R.L. Stine, author the Goosebumps series, was interviewed by Gotham Writers’ Workshops. He was asked about his take on writer’s block. R.L. Stine says, “I never had writer’s block. I really don’t have time for it – too many books to write.” He tells writers to keep going even when the writing isn’t easy. He […]

Freelance Writers Offer ALL Clients Writing Bundles and Incentives

Last week, I called Cox Cable Communications on behalf of my mom to inquire about a ‘bundle’ package after she didn’t get anywhere with them; she’s been with Cox Cable since the early 1990s. Unfortunately, Cox does not offer loyal customers packaging incentives — not even senior citizen discounts. All of Cox Cable’s promotions are […]

27 Words and Phrases That Have Worn Out Their Welcome

Sometimes freelance, fiction, ghost, travel, and non-fiction writers use certain words and phrases that have worn out their welcome. Writers, you are creative people and can certainly think of new words and phrases to use. Unless a client specifically says, “Use the following words and phrases,” grab the thesaurus and spice up your writing. It’s […]