Whether it’s the new year or time for spring cleaning, reworking your writing space is an easy way to improve your productivity and help you stay focused on writing. Decluttering your desk and office space removes distractions, and creating a dedicated area for non-computer work helps prevent burnout caused by sitting at a desk all day.
Check out this infographic from Omni Paper for tips to organize your work space so you can worry less about your desk and more about your work in progress. ...
Blogging is a great way to build a readership and to connect with other writers and readers. But sometimes blogging feels like speaking into the void. If there are cobwebs on the comments section of your blog, check out these great templates from Raelyn Tan so you can start writing catchy, clickable blog headlines. ...Read More
We all want to see that word count increase, but sometimes writing feels like slogging through mud. If you’re out of ideas for boosting productivity and getting the words flowing, check out this infographic from Inc.com. They’ve listed twelve great ideas to make the most of the writing time you have. ...Read More
Trying to understand our characters can be difficult. In order to know how they would react in different situations—and maintain the consistency of our narrative—we need to know their personalities inside and out.
Tools like the Myers-Briggs personality test are hugely helpful for gaining insight into our characters. For an even broader look at personality types and how traits can combine to create different characters, check out this infographic from Career Assessments Site. They've broken down the most prominent aspects of the sixteen Myers-Briggs personality types. ...
Blogging is one of the best ways to hone your writing skills while also building a readership and connecting with other writers and readers. But copyright law can seem vague and frustrating when applied to web content. What's okay to share on your blog and what's not? Can you use a photo from anywhere? What do you do if you're not sure?
Every blogger asks these questions, and unfortunately, the answers can be confusing and difficult to find. The last thing you want to do as a blogger is unintentionally steal someone's work! Thankfully, this infographic from Visualistan makes blog law simple. Keep it handy for when you have a question about copyright infringement.
Writers hear every day how important it is to build our brand. When a reader buys our book, they’re also buying us. The same principle applies to freelance writers, editors, and anyone trying to navigate this crazy Internet to make a living. With the number of outlets and the amount of competition, building your online brand can seem daunting. But this infographic from Lifehack lays out everything you need to know. Follow this advice, and you’ll be an online superstar in no time. ...Read More