Why Amandah aka Savvy-Writer Became a Freelance Writer

Question: Amandah, why did you become a freelance writer? What’s appealing about it? How difficult is it to think of blog post and or article topics? What is your writing process? Do you suffer from writer’s block? How do you stay ‘sane’ in a competitive market? I want the 411! Answer: Thank you for asking. […]

Freelance Writer’s Words Are Magical … Clients Are Spellbound

Question: What tools do you recommend for a¬†freelance writer to improve their vocabulary and copy writing?¬†Obviously, I know about the dictionary, encyclopedia, and thesaurus. What else can I do to avoid overusing words or sounding boring when I write copy? I’d like to expand my ‘arsenal of words’ and dazzle clients with copy writing that […]

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 […]

7 Writing Exercises and Prompts to Cure Writer’s Block

So, you think you have writer’s block? This can be cured by doing one or all of the writing exercises and prompts below. One of my favorite writing exercises is the Creative Copy Challenge. It’s a great way to ‘test’ out a story to see if it could become a #1 Best Selling novel or […]

Words Spelled Backwards to Form Other Words

Lewis Carroll is known for creating “Semiordnilap” (the reverse of “Palindrome“). Words spelled backwards to form other words are known as heteropalindromes, semordnilaps, semi-palindromes, half-palindromes, reversgrams, mynoretehs, reversible anagrams, word reversals, or anadromes. Whatever name you give them, it is fun to see how many you can list! Freelance writers, it is great fun to […]