WRITING

How do writers become famous? Oddly.

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Every writer is in constant search of a solid strategy for their personal daily battle with the blank page.

Your best and motivated self is necessary when wanting to produce thought-proving articles and stories. It’s important to become a creature of habit when wanting to build discipline in your writing.

These famous authors maintain odd routines and rituals that they claim brought meaning to their creations. Many successful authors were able to distinguish themselves from the rest of the pack because of these quirky secrets. …

Publications that actually accept submissions and publish regularly

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It can be frustrating to get excited about submitting to a publication, spend time writing your piece, and then submit the piece only to never hear from them.

Well, here is a list of the active publications actually accepting new writers and articles in order from most to least followers.

If you’re interested in finding new places to publish your work, this list can be your best friend! Bookmark this page for later, and please let me know if there are any publications I have forgotten to add!

I’ve included the following information for you:

  • The number of followers
  • Homepage…

Your gut knows best

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“Everything I do is just really my intuition, and every time I go against my intuition, it’s a mistake. Even though I may sit down and analyze and intellectualize something on paper, if I go against my gut feeling, it’s wrong.” — Tamara Mellon.

There are countless stories of people who have trusted their gut and went with that sinking feeling in their stomachs, only to find out later that their perception saved them from grave danger. We all have this ‘superpower’.

As Blaise Pascal wisely said, “The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.”

Researchers at Leeds University

It might just be making you miserable

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” ~Andy Rooney

There’s a desire in many of us to always want more.

Make more money.

Be with a more attractive significant other.

Command more respect from others.

Be more happy.

Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence — which identifies the pursuit of happiness as an inalienable right, along with life and liberty — and the French Revolution both reflect this popular idea: that happiness is necessary for the health of the individual and society.

But, happiness or satisfaction has become…

Overcoming Writer’s Block in 2021

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Finding great article ideas sometimes seems like an impossible feat.

A lot of writers face issues with content creation. You need consistent and high-quality output in order to be successful on any platform. Understanding how to find new blog ideas can expedite the entire writing process and help you avoid suffering from writer’s block.

If you feel like you have plenty of great ideas but are never able to translate them into great articles this is for you.

Using any list taking app or even a notebook, start adding ideas as soon as you find them. If you start keeping…

The best way to increase your income

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I love getting my hands on new courses and content. Sometimes, there’s some free content out there that is valuable and actionable. So good, in fact, you can almost immediately see a return on your investment of time. And even make some extra money.

Gaining a new skill is a great way to diversify your income. You’re not limited to one way of thinking or one skill. The courses mentioned below will help you learn valuable skills. Adding a new ability to your skillset automatically opens you up to new opportunities to earn more money.

Courses That Offer A Little Bit of Everything

1. Udemy

Udemy has plenty to offer…

Tips and Tricks To be Successful on this Platform

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The hardest part of Medium is brainstorming and writing interesting articles that people will click on and spend time reading.

It’s essential to take Medium seriously in order to make money. You can’t just write an article every now and expect to make decent money. Sadly.

I started on Medium with zero expectations and zero writing experience. So I had lots of room for improvement, just like almost all writers who start out writing on Medium.

But if you work hard, deliver work people want to read, and stay on the path for long enough you will make money.

Getting Started

What Medium is

Medium…

Because we could all use a little more income

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It’s possible to make money writing even if you have little to no experience.

Medium is a great place to get started, of course. But, if you’re looking to make a little more money or expand your options here’s some great websites to look into if you love writing and want to make a little more money.

Vocal

SEO isn’t known to be the most interesting topic on earth, but it is an important topic for anyone wanting to succeed in the content world.

Sorry to Bother You

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The sorry’s we sprinkle through our days hurt us. They make us appear smaller and more timid than we really are, and they can undercut our confidence.

Research conducted at Harvard Business School indicates that we make superfluous apologies with the goal of building or maintain trust. This study does indeed establish that we trust people (even strangers) more if they make unnecessary apologies when they approach us. So, there is an adaptive reason for the behavior. In fact, less than 10% of participants gave a stranger their phone when asked without a superfluous apology. …

Anna Klawitter

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