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Read through the blog archives listed below to find writing tips, tricks, help, guidance, exercises and interviews to assist you in your writing career. No matter if you want to be a novelist, screenwriter or copywriter working from home, this blog is for you!

Who to Write For

Who You Should Be Writing For

 JT  

Apr29
We write stories in a certain genre. We have a connection with a particular audience. Our readers are thought to be of a specific type, age range, nationality or any other aspect we deem we are writing our story to, or for. When writing the drafts, however, we shouldn’t focus

Devil of Details

The Devil is in the Details

 JT  

Apr22
As a writer, we must decide how many details to include in our created worlds. Believe it or not, there is a fine line for most readers between too little and too much. Finding that perfect detail balance is what we will discuss this week. What Readers (Mostly) Expect Some

The Dreaded Blank Page

Overcoming The Dreaded Blank Page

 JT  

Apr15
If there is one thing that every single writer faces it is the blank page. We can’t help but come across it. Every new project starts the same way: a new, shiny, blank page. Sometimes, we writers sit there, staring at it for what seems like an eternity. How do

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How You Can Earn $1 Million (Part Two)

 JT  

Apr08
As we continue to look at how your particular skills can earn you money, we also remind you to keep thinking in terms of larger numbers. Your mindset is more important than you realize. Did you miss the first post “How to Earn $1 Million?” Last week we discussed the

Earn a Million Dollars

How You Can Earn $1 Million!

 JT  

Apr01
While it is a catchy headline, the fact remains that you, sitting there reading this right now, have everything you need to earn a million dollars. Of course, I will tell you right now that it isn’t easy to earn $1m. It isn’t as hard as you may think though.

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot For The Moon

 JT  

Mar18
I was once given advice: Don’t set out to write a book, set out to write a #1 best seller. It is this mentality that made me always shoot for the moon. When I first started dreaming I always dreamed bigger than what was achievable. What I found out though,
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