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How to Set Writing Goals

It’s a new year, and you know what that means: resolutions.

Resolutions can be difficult to keep. Why? They are typically vague, representative of some far-off dream. To get in shape. To be nicer to people. To write a book.

Those sound like great things to accomplish, but they’re undefined. They revolve around the end result, rather than the process. To create goals you will actually accomplish, the focus must be on action.

So how do you set writing goals that will get you from where you are to where you want to be? ...

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The Wealthy Freelancer: A Worthy Read

If you are a freelancer or thinking about freelancing, The Wealthy Freelancer: 12 Secrets to a Great Income and an Enviable Lifestyle on Amazon is a worthy read. They're not really secrets, of course, but the word "secrets" always sounds good in a book title. The value of the book lies in bringing the information together in one place. ...

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How to Work from Home Without Going Insane

So you've decided to work from home. As a veteran of working without a traditional office, I'm here to tell you that it is the greatest and worst thing that can happen to your work life—much like being transferred to a glitter-packing facility. What follows is a quick two minute guide of what you need to know before you take your pants off and turn up those old Hootie and the Blowfish albums.

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5 Things No Professional Writer’s Desk Should Be Without

A writer’s desk is a sacred space. It’s where the magic happens. Ideas become words, and words become stories. And sometimes those stories go out into the world and do great things. But every writer needs a few tools to make that happen...

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