You will read many articles that speak about making money as a writer. The majority of the advice they offer is how to format and write articles. There is, however, another way you can make income from the articles you write. You can use your writing to advertise a second business. This can be through directly linking to the service or product you offer or by growing your brand. Once you have grown your brand and are recognised as an authority in the topic, you can start advertising. I started writing seriously five years ago. Like many new writers, I thought the money would be rolling in within a year. I read all the articles that said it could take at least five years to build a brand, still, I thought I knew better. My main aim was to make money on the articles I wrote. How do you build a second business though?
Showcase Sunday - An opportunity to guest blog for my successful website and publication. One of the most effective ways of attracting more followers is to guest blog on a popular site. Although, this process doesn’t always earn you money, what it does do is increase eyes on your work. Most publications will let you … Continue reading The Importance of Guest Blogging to Grow a Following
Is there a better time to concentrate on your writing? If you would like to take your writing to the next level then you might consider my mentoring sessions. £10 for half-hour zoom session. You choose th subject you would like to improve and I will provide advice and resources to help with this. I also … Continue reading Introducing Mentoring Sessions
As many of us write as a side hustle, we have to find a time where we can, to write. When you are trying to squeeze all your writing into a couple of hours, it is essential to work smart. Working smart means do as much as you can in the time you have. these five tips will help you accomplish this.
The steps to complete and publish a novel. This is not only an update on my writing but an opportunity for me to share some of the thoughts and feelings I had. Previously, I have written a children’s book. This is, however, the first adult novel I have written. I would describe it as a mix of genre’s, crime and horror
To make productive use of my time in isolation I thought I would set myself a challenge. Having been an avid Game of Thrones fan, I wanted to read the books. What better time to do it than when I had time on my hands? My only concern is that not all the books have been released, yet. I join now with all the other voices that want George R R Martin to hurry up and finish. Although I will cut him some slack because what he has written is a masterpiece. Recently I have been lucky enough to work with an amazing fantasy writer, Jack Mulcahy. I urge you to check out his short stories. These are only the start of a brilliant novel he has written. Look out for his work as he is the next big thing. Oren Cohen is another Medium writer who has a talent at fantasy writing. I was lucky enough to be involved in his fantasy course this month. I can’t tell you how much I learnt, even as someone who doesn’t consistently write fantasy. Keep an eye on his profile for release of the course, it is well worth doing. I’m in owe of fantasy writers.