Tag: Blog Writing

How to Create a Writer Website or Blog

Like it or not, websites are an important part of life as a writer in the twenty-first century. Your website is the first place readers who find you in an interview, on a guest blog post, or through your books, will go to find out more information about you and the other things you’ve written. If you don’t have a website, you risk losing those potential readers and even future sales.

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Writing

Crafting clear, simple sentences that connect with your readers sounds simple.

But it’s really, really not.

Many academic institutions teach you the exact opposite of how to write in this way.

That means that when you’re blogging, you want to write a commercial book, or even when you’re a poet, it can be very difficult to convey your ideas clearly and sharply.

In fact, writing clearly and expressing your ideas in a simple way is one of the most difficult challenges you’ll face, particularly when you first start out.

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Are You Blogging for the Wrong Reasons?

‘I hate blogging. I did it regularly for six months and got nothing out of it.’

Sound familiar?

I’ve heard lots of writers say this. And when I say ‘lots’, I mean more than half of the ones I’ve spoken to about it.

Because of their experience, they assume it’s a waste of time for them. So they give up.

But the reasons they struggle are always the same: they’re approaching it all wrong.

Let’s break down how they’re approaching it wrong (and how you could be too), and how to fix it.

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7 Simple Ways to Find Your Writing Voice

As writers, it’s our writing voice that will keep our readers coming back. It’s what makes us stand out from other writers, what connects us to our readers, and how we express to our readers what we’re all about.

But how do we find our voice?

Here’s seven foolproof tips on how to find your writing voice.

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My Writing Goals for 2017

I achieved a lot in 2016, but it’s always important to look onwards and upwards and learn from our mistakes. My writing goals for 2017 are a reflection of what I learnt in 2016, and where I want to be by the end of 2017....

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The Best of The Writer’s Cookbook 2014

It’s that time of year when we get all reflective and look back at what’s happened in 2014. 2014 was the year that The Writer’s Cookbook started, and I really appreciate all the support I’ve received so far. I hope that in 2015 the site will continue to grow and you’ll all continue to show your support for it 🙂

As part of that reflectiveness, here’s a list of The Writer’s Cookbook’s best of 2014.

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