Resources for Writers

By Christin Sander | A collection of resources for writers to help you improve your writing skills, be more efficient and market your work effectively.

36 Blog Writing Prompts

Google loves fresh content. Neglecting your blog doesn't only alienate current readers, it will eventually cause you to lose rank (or fail to gain) …

4 Things You Need to Raise Your Freelance Writing Rate

Okay.<p>You’ve been freelance writing for a while now but you still aren’t making any headway. Most of your projects are one-offs or ad hoc pieces and …

Freelancing

15 Copywriting Tricks All Digital Marketers Need to Know

Copywriting isn’t a new tactic in the world of marketing, but in the digital age, the rules have changed.<p>Here are 15 copywriting tricks all digital …

Content Marketing

How To Double Your Writing Speed

I am a writer. I write slowly.<p>This is a problem, because I am a writer.<p>About a year ago, I tracked my productivity and learned that I write on average 500 words per hour. Most professional writers produce at least twice that amount.<p>So in order to make better progress on my books, my natural …

Productivity

How to Procrastinate Less and Write More

You're reading How to Procrastinate Less and Write More, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Procrastination

Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively

50 Blogs that Pay Writers $50+ for Guest Posts

<b>Dorkly</b> publishes articles about pop culture, covering topics such as anime, video games, movies, and television. They pay $75 per published article. …

Publishing

Plagiarism Checker a Free online plagiarism software to detect Duplicate content

Check For Plagiarism<p>To use this plagiarism checker, please copy and paste your content in the box below, and then click on the big green button that …

SEO

Editing Tips to Level Up Your Blog Writing

Cut out the <b>italicized</b> words and phrases <b></b>in the following paragraph!:<p>Do you ever <b>sit quietly and</b> wonder how <b>the most</b> successful bloggers <b>seem to</b> …

ESL

Get the Hemingway Editor for Mac and PC

Hemingway helps you write with power and clarity by highlighting adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated words.<p>“Hemingway Editor is, like a …

Get Your Facts Right – 6 Fact Checking Websites That Help You Know The Truth

The Internet has been called “The Information Super Highway” and rightly so. It’s now the epicenter of breaking news and the free flowing information …

Fact Checking

Writing a Great HookChristin's Portfolio

Do you fear your content is not delivering results? How do you ensure your writing can grab a reader’s attention and hold it long enough to get your …

Make Money for Blogging Beginners

Quick Tip to Persuade Your Readers

<b>Need a foolproof way to grab your reader’s attention?</b> It can be easy to get lost in a sea of other writing, so little things like trigger words make …

These 10 Simple Tricks Will Instantly Improve Your Online WritingChristin's Portfolio

If you develop content for websites or write on a blog; you depend on people sharing your content.<p>In order to grab readers and hold their attention, …

Every Resource You Need To Run A Kickass Blog: 75 Must Have Tools

Blogging sounds ideal. In a fantasy world, you grab a cup of coffee, draft a perfect post, and hit publish. In reality, you’re fixing headline typos, …

Content Marketing

7 Types Of Awesome Social Media Content Your Brand Can Be Creating Right Now

Have you ever wondered why people love eating at buffets?<p>It’s not because all-you-can-eat options are better for your wallet; in fact, economists have proved ordering traditional dishes is actually cheaper.<p><b>Humans crave variety.</b> With a buffet ticket, you can try the dumplings, the salad, the spare …

Social Media Marketing

Thirty Tools for Writers

<i>[Author’s note: Of the many things I’ve written for the Poynter website, none has been as popular as my "Twenty Tools for Writers." This list has</i> …

Writing Lessons You Can Learn from Infomercials

Now, for a limited time only - learn how to use the same strategies infomercials use to improve and market your writing and gain readership! | …

How to Write Captivating Copy that Engages Readers

Write captivating copy that engages readers | Source<p>Do you ever wonder how your favorite bloggers get so many followers and why their work is so …

Writing and Freelancing

Write captivating copy that engages readers<p>More<p><i>30</i><p><i>4</i><p>How to overcome habits, attitudes and behaviors that are killing your writing career.<p>More<p><i>3</i><p>Income …

Simple Writing Exercises Guaranteed to Improve Writing Skills and Speed

Do you sometimes struggle with writer's block? Do you find it difficult to get started writing? Or perhaps halfway through a piece you seem to run …

Copywriting 101: How to Craft Compelling Copy

How to Strategically Deliver Words that Get People to Take Action<p>Copywriting is one of the most essential elements of effective online …

Content Marketing

7 Free Online Writing Courses for Improving Your Web Writing Skills

One of the best resources that many people don't know about – unless you're a college student. I discovered this resource through my campus, but the …

How Can I Get Enough Freelance Work Each Month?

Maybe you’re someone who’s thinking about dipping their toes into freelance writing, or maybe you’re a seasoned pro who knows the ins and outs of the …

Marketing