Blogging

Zest For Blogging – Turning Blogging Into A Career

Blogging has been a passion of mine for over a year now and with good reason, but I've always wondered how to take a social blog to the next level. There are many success stories of bloggers who make money and crazy amounts of followers daily, but how do they do it? They are specific:… Continue reading Zest For Blogging – Turning Blogging Into A Career

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Writing

Zero-In – 31 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again

I’m guilty of falling out of love with myself and my writing. I know I’m my harshest critic and the slightest issue can have me feeling a bit unhinged. I just take it that these personality traits are what makes me a creative. I know I feel upset and angry when I’m not creating. It’s… Continue reading Zero-In – 31 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again

Blogging

X-Factor – Strategies To Give Your Blog The Edge

With so many blogs and new bloggers posting every day it’s difficult to make your blog stand out among the crowd. I’ve come up with 5 strategies you can use to give your blog the edge: Mix up your text – Keep your sentences short, use photos, quotes, lists, bold text and bullet points. These… Continue reading X-Factor – Strategies To Give Your Blog The Edge

Writing

X-Factor – What Makes A Writer Great?

The best thing about being a writer is the ability to express yourself through an idea and take that idea and transform it into words, sentences and paragraphs. I’m passionate about writing and reading, this is one thing that followed me through the multiple awkward stages of my life, where I failed to belong or… Continue reading X-Factor – What Makes A Writer Great?

Writing

43 Words Every Writer Should know

There are loads of writing and publishing terms that are said to writers daily. You may have come across it in a blog post or article and thought “hmm, I’m not sure what that word means,” but don’t fret! I’ve compiled a list of common phrases and definitions, so let’s get started: Alliteration – Repeating… Continue reading 43 Words Every Writer Should know

Blogging

Video – How To Insert A YouTube Video Into A WordPress Post

You may have been on Youtube and found awesome video that you’d love to share on your blog or incorporate into your blog post, but you have no idea how. I’ll show you in this quick, easy, step-by-step tutorial: Find the video you want to share on YouTube. Go to the bottom of the video,… Continue reading Video – How To Insert A YouTube Video Into A WordPress Post

Writing

Viewpoint – What It Is And How To Write It

The viewpoint is the point-of-view that the story is told in. Some people find this easy and others find it quite difficult to get right. There are four most commonly used viewpoints: omniscient, first person, third person limited and multiple. Omniscient This is when a narrator is used to tell the story. An author can… Continue reading Viewpoint – What It Is And How To Write It