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How To Increase Your Income as a Professional Author

Before now, you struggled to make enough money to pay your bills as a new writer, but with time, persistence, and hard work, you managed to drag yourself out of that phase.

Now you want to do a lot more than just pay bills.

You need to increase your current revenue so you can put money aside as savings on a regular basis. You’d also like to give yourself and your family a few treats from time to time, without having panic attacks. 

Not to mention, you also want to be able to afford that vacation you’ve been dreaming of so you can travel to exotic locations around the world.

Bottom line, you want to bring in more income as a professional writer and make a living from your writing, but you’re not sure if it’s possible or how it can be done.

Want to hear the good news? It’s possible!

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How To Develop and Nurture the Creative Side of Your Writing

If you have the ability to imagine something useful or interesting or generate ideas, then you are creative. Putting all these ideas down on paper is creative writing. 

Creative writing is any form of writing that focuses less on journalistic, academic, technical, or professional forms of literature, but more on expressing ideas, thoughts, and emotions in an imaginative way. It is the bedrock of the world of entertainment and the media.

Unfortunately, most creative thinkers don’t become writers. They either feel they’re too busy, don’t have the opportunity, or have some other factor in their lives that hinders them from writing.

In this post, I’ll show you what to look out for—the obstacles that can get in the way of developing and nurturing your creative writing. 

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How To Write Faster: 7 Clever Ways to Hack Your Productivity

You’ve got an hour and you’re going to use it. You could write a whole book chapter, finish that report, get a blog post up, maybe conquer the world! The possibilities are endless.

So, you open up your word processor.

Suddenly, the hour is over. You swear you just blinked, but the clock doesn’t lie. And that word count? It’s not exactly worthy of bragging rights. 

If you’re like many people, you need to learn how to write faster, which really means that you need to write smarter. When you’re a blogger, time is money. You can’t post once or twice a week if you spend three days fighting with the same post. 

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Why Writers Should Not Only Write Publicly But Also Privately

Let’s start by stating the obvious: Writing publicly to an audience is a prerequisite of becoming an acknowledged writer. 

Otherwise, nobody will know what the hell you do! You’re not exactly gonna get too far with your writing career if you don’t, right? 

And I’m no mind-reading guru, but my guess is you want to earn a few bucks, too? 

This means that you will have to write publicly in order to get noticed. This might require paid work for websites, publications, and magazines; quite a lot. 

That’s on top of things like guest blogging, finding a traditional publisher, writing articles on your personal blog or website, and writing product descriptions for search engine optimization companies. 

I’m sure that’s not too much news to you. Hear me out, though.

In addition to that, some entrepreneurial writers, like myself, write privately, too. 

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