Archive for April, 2007

Are You Writing for the Right Reasons?

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Most activities are purpose-based. There’s a reason why you make a doctor’s appointment, take a friend to lunch, apply for a job at a particular company, take a class, study, exercise, get married… You don’t travel without a reason. You go someplace to relax, to see the sights, to visit someone or for business. And […]

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Freelance Writer?

Monday, April 16th, 2007

I’m teaching my online article-writing course this month and I’m enjoying it immensely. I love helping good writers channel their energies and talent in a way that computes into cash. I like watching writers finally see their work in print—to hold a magazine with their article and their byline right there on the printed page. […]

What’s in Your Subject Line?

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

Email is an odd phenomenon. No one who is over the age of 12 grew up with it. Many of us are still learning the ins and outs and idiosyncrasies of our email programs. While I receive and send a couple of hundred emails every day, I still don’t know all of the intricate aspects […]