Freelance Writers Know This before You Write a Review

Stop! Don’t write a review until you read this blog post. I received a scathing email from someone regarding the review I wrote about WhiteSmoke (I wasn’t paid by WhiteSmoke to write the review). Of course, my review is based on my experience with the product. I can’t stress that enough. In fact, let me […]

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 […]

Surrender Your Freelance Writing Career to a Higher Power

If your freelance writing career is stifled or stalled, you may want to surrender it to a higher power. What you consider to be a ‘higher power’ is up to you. Some people use the term God, Goddess, Universal Intelligence, or Universal Being, but it’s whatever the term means to you. Release and let your […]

Exercise Your Writing Skills with Writing Prompts

I discovered the Creative Copy Challenge in 2009. Shane Arthur provides writers with 10 random words, and they write and post short stories using the words. You post your story in the comment section and bold the 10 words. If you’re contemplating beginning a novel, non-fiction book, or short story, you could use the Creative […]

2011 Screenwriting Conferences

If you’re an aspiring screenwriter, attending a conference is a fantastic way to meet other screenwriters and unearth valuable tips and tricks about writing a screenplay. Conferences usually have industry experts such as producers, directors, and other executives. It’s an opportunity to ‘pick the brain’ of these influential people in order for you to write […]