Freelance Writers Use Slang with Caution

The U.S. population uses slang terminology every day. Webster defines slang as: 1) language peculiar to a particular group as argot or jargon; 2) an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or facetious figures of speech. Freelance writers may want to limit the use of slang because it’s […]

Don’t be Frightened to Pitch Your Ideas

Some freelance writers would rather have root canal than pitch their ideas to magazines or newspapers. For some reason the thought of this scares them to death! Okay, that’s a bit melodramatic. But most writers keep their brilliant ideas locked in their head. Get over the fear of pitching your article ideas because life’s too […]

What do Freelance Writers and Snakes Have in Common?

You wouldn’t think that snakes and freelance writers have anything in common, but they do. Now before you run for the hills because you have a fear of snakes, stay calm and continue reading. In fact, this may be a good time to shed your fears! The keywords for snakes are wisdom, beauty, growth and […]

Is Your Writing Moldy and Stale?

Some freelance writers experience burnout or writer’s block which translates to stale writing. Ideas are not as fresh as they used to be or they’re nowhere to be found. You scramble to think of something to write, only to be mocked by the blank page that appears before you. What’s a writer to do? Take […]

The Case of Pro Blog vs. No Blog

“Hear ye, hear ye. Court is now in session. Today’s matter is about settling the case between having a blog and not having a blog for your business. Some business owners are not convinced having a blog is worth the time and effort. Others feel a blog adds more depth and dimension to their website […]