Nonfiction Writing

5 Writing Tips for When Your Mind is Blank

5 Writing Tips for When Your Mind is Blank

Even the most successful writers have minds that go blank occasionally. These writing tips will help you overcome your blank mind and get your words on paper. One of my coworkers told me she freezes when she has to write a report or even an email. She has a Master’s of Counseling, and had to […]

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How to Hire a Social Media Marketer

How to Hire a Social Media Marketer

Your hands are full doing what you love (writing, creating products, running your business) – you have no time to market your books and brand online! It’s time to hire a social media marketer. Here’s what an author says: “I’ve read a million ‘how to’s’ about social media, and have spent a ton of time […]

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The #1 Reason You Haven’t Written the Book You Want to Write

The #1 Reason You Haven’t Written the Book You Want to Write

Why haven’t you written the book you want to write – the book you’re meant to write? Maybe you’ll find out here – the number one reason many writers are blocked, frustrated, and disappointed. A couple days ago, I posted an article by publication coach Daphne Gray-Grant; it described how and why writers should never […]

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5 Reasons Writers Should Not Outline Articles or Essays

5 Reasons Writers Should Not Outline Articles or Essays

I never outline my magazine articles, book ideas, or essays, so when I found this article on the reasons writers should not outline their work, I was thrilled! Here’s what Publication Coach Daphne Gray-Grant says: “When I was a sullen high school student, many of my teachers demanded that we submit outlines with every essay. […]

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How to Use Speech Recognition Software – 5 Tips for Writers

How to Use Speech Recognition Software – 5 Tips for Writers

Using speech recognition software is a great way to become a more productive writer. These tips for writing with voice recognition software will help you to get the most from this tool. Before the tips, a quip: “The good writer, the great writer, has what I have called the three S’s: the power to see, […]

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10 Writing Tips for Science and Math College Students

10 Writing Tips for Science and Math College Students

Written by on May 19, 2011 in Academic Writing Tips, Nonfiction Writing with 2 Comments

College students majoring in science or math often say they can’t write. These writing tips will help math or science majors who struggle to write term papers, essays, and tests. These tips will help you explain formulas and theories in actual words and sentences. Before the tips, a quip: “One of the endlessly alluring aspects […]

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Best Blogs About Writing – From AW Forums to Writing World

Best Blogs About Writing – From AW Forums to Writing World

On What Are the Best Writing Websites and Blogs? Why?, I asked for the best blogs about writing, and you answered! Here are a few writing blogs suggested by writers, plus a few reasons why those bloggers have something we all want: a ringing endorsement from a fellow scribe. Before the tips, a quip: “Writing is […]

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Writers, Stay Organized! 4 Organizational Tools for Writing

Writers, Stay Organized! 4 Organizational Tools for Writing

Why should writers stay organized? Because disorganization leads to writer’s block and confusion. These organizational tools for writing will help writers see the beginning, middle, and end of their work. Before the tips, a quip: “First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The […]

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Got Article Ideas? 6 Best Ways for Writers to Remember Ideas

Got Article Ideas? 6 Best Ways for Writers to Remember Ideas

Finding book and article ideas isn’t the problem for most writers – retaining those ideas is! Here are some of the best ways for writers to remember ideas, and keep them alive long enough to develop them. We’ve all had it happen: you have a great idea while you’re in the shower, but all you can […]

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Travel Writing Tips for Writers Who Can’t Write Description

Travel Writing Tips for Writers Who Can’t Write Description

These travel writing tips are for writers who can’t write description – like me! I travel all the time, and indeed am currently on vacation in Waikiki, but I wouldn’t call myself a “travel writer.” These tips are for writers who travel and want to sell articles about their trips, but don’t wish to describe […]

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