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conquer writing insecurity

How to Conquer Your Writing Insecurity

This is a guest post by Shawna Clapper

As a mother, a blogger, and someone who fell in love with writing back in high school; you'd think it'd be no problem for me to write for someone else. But, it is. Have you also been overwhelmed by your writing insecurities?

Good writing means that you eliminate unnecessary words like prepositions. Find out why. #grammartips #writingtips

Reduce Prepositions for Writing Clarity

By Amber Roshay

If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.” –George Orwell

I’m sure you've read that good writing means less is more. Well, this concept applies to prepositions as well. Some examples of prepositions are: with, at, in, on, about, around and so on. Prepositions connect ideas, describe the position of something or when it happens. They are usually before nouns or pronouns and explain how the preposition relates to the rest of the sentence.

Getting in your writing flow

How I Got My Writing Flow Back After Having Kids

This is a guest post by Bree Sutton

If you sometimes miss the days before kids when your writing flow was just there, you’ll surely relate to Bree’s story.

writing about becoming a mother

The Benefits of Writing about Becoming a Mother

By Kara Wilson

Becoming a Mother is a big transition. Have you ever thought about writing about how you became a mother? This guest post by Kara Wilson may inspire you to do just that.

hire a content creator

5 Reasons to Hire a Content Creator for Your Blog

By Melissa Uhles

How do you know when it’s time to hire a content creator or writer? Have you grown your blog to the point where advertising, affiliate links and your own products are are bringing in regular revenue? Do you have a small business that could be bringing in more leads if only you had time to get regular content up on your site?

7 Things to Do For Yourself on Mother's Day

7 Things to Do for Yourself on Mother’s Day

By Melissa Uhles

Does Mother’s Day feel like a day when you have to “mom” even harder than usual? You might have to choke down that burnt toast breakfast in bed and clean up the mess your kid made in putting it together. But after that, consider asking for a few hours to yourself.

before and after editing a blog post

A Blog Post “Before” and “After” Editing

By Melissa Uhles and Kim Poteat

Have you wondered what one of your blog posts would look like before and after editing? Most bloggers have to self edit and may be able to use tools like Grammarly to help. However, if you are writing a post you’d like to get paid for and are just starting out, it wouldn’t hurt to have your work edited by another writer or editor friend.

Pro Tip: If you do edit your posts on your own, let them rest. If you write a rough draft on Monday, close the computer when you are done. Come back on Tuesday or Wednesday to re-read and then edit it. You’ll be amazed what errors you will catch with fresh eyes.

Start a Writing Group

8 Tips for Starting a Writing Group

By Amber Roshay

Writing and blogging can be a lonely business. Most of the time it’s you and womankind.  Cough. Cough. Okay, maybe you and your computer. Or you and the procrastinator who lives inside your head. Maybe you need a writing group.

Have you ever asked yourself, what's your relationship with creativity? Are you a writer with a complicated relationship with

What’s Your Relationship with Creativity?

By Melissa Uhles and Amber Roshay

Writers sometimes have a complicated relationship with creativity. That said, I think we are all natural makers of things. Maybe your creative outlet is writing, making art, filmmaking, sculpting, baking, or a few of these things combined.

Are you looking for writing inspiration? One of the best ways is to use writing prompts. Too simple, right? Not really. You have to check out these 5 compelling reasons using creative writing prompts for writers will help you overcome writer's block and writing a story that sells. Click through to read now. Or save to read later. #writingprompts #writinginspiration

Why Writing Prompts Will Inspire You to Write

By Amber Roshay 

One of the hardest parts of writing is that you actually have to write. I don’t know how many times, I’ve sat down to begin and then decided to check my email, get a cup of tea or have the urge to practice yoga in my seat. The reasons not to write seem to be more than the reasons to write. But what if I told you that using a writing prompt can spur you into action.