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How to Believe You Are Good Enough

Do you ever feel like you don’t measure up?

When you do something extremely well, better than you ever thought you could, do you tend to believe it was just a fluke?


Artists Warning: Stay Hungry and Kick Some Butt!

I’m not going to tell you that you shouldn’t be jealous, envious, or that you should ignore how much better another person might be.

Go ahead, dare yourself. Compare yourself. It might be the best thing you ever do for your art.


Exclusive Interview with Jeff Goins, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

Jeff Goins is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “Real Artists Don’t Starve,” and the teacher of one of the fastest growing online courses for writers, Tribe Writers.


Nominate Your Favorite Writing Blog as The Best!

Do you have a favorite blog about writing? Great! Nominate it for the Best Writing Blog Award 2018. (Announcement will be in January, 2018)

The Annual Best Writing Blog Awards is my personal favorite event of the year and your involvement is paramount. The annual award post is the most read post of the year and has reached millions of online readers who discovered fantastic new writing blogs to explore, bookmark and subscribe to, so please do take a moment and nominate your personal favorite.

Let’s get to it…


How To Edit Your Book Until It’s “Finished”

Note: This is a guest post by Joe Bunting. Joe is a professional ghostwriter and editor. He is the publisher of The Write Practice and the creator of Story Cartel.

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to edit a book. “I have a 60,000 word manuscript,” people tell me, “but I don’t know how to know if it’s ready to publish.”

Some of these writers want to finish up the manuscripts they began during NaNoWriMo. Others are in the middle of their first draft and are enthusiastically thinking ahead to their next steps.

However, they’re all asking the same question: How do you know when your book is finished?


The Top 10 Best Blog Post Ideas Ever!

Bloggers have the most difficult job any writer has, and it’s not just the writing, it’s consistently coming up with fresh and exciting ideas to write about.

I’ll be honest with you, constantly coming up with ideas is hard work. So it’s great to have a quick reference list for those times when you’re drawing a blank.



Focus is One of The Most Important Blogging Lesson You’ll Ever Learn

Are you a blogger of musings and other random things, believing the more well-rounded your blog is the better your chances are of attracting a larger audience?

I made this mistake, too. The good news is it’s fixable.



What I Learned About Writing After Reading These 10 Books

Note: This is a guest post by Emily Johnson, she’s a blogger and a content strategist at omnipapers.com. She is also a contributor on various websites about career advice, productivity, work issues, blogging and writing. You can follow her on Twitter.

“If you want to write better, read more.”

Have you ever heard this advice? This advice can be found all over the web. Even Stephen King tells us that if you don’t read, you don’t have the tools to write.


7 Inspirational Quotes That Could Change Your Life

Every now and then you read a book, watch a movie or simply hear a story where you learn something that dramatically changes your life. It’s profound when it happens. But as remarkable as it may be, it is also rare and unpredictable.

I’ve come to realize such special lessons only come when the moment is right. Call it destiny if you will, but I believe when the student is ready, the master will appear.

I also believe we will not move on to the next lesson until we’ve fully understood, accepted and embraced the last one. Today I’d like to share the most powerful lessons I have learned.

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Why Some Blog Writers Become Incredibly Popular and You Can, Too.

There’s a certain magic some bloggers have which makes them become popular.

You can be one of them, because the magic is within you, too. It is.

It’s only a matter of discovering it, harnessing it and using it.