Blogging advice for writers from Kelly Gurnett and others.

Don’t Listen to Dream Squashers


The biggest message I want to get out through my work is, “If you want to follow your dreams, you have to get started — try something!” Everyone has a dream, and as you grow up you’re encouraged to follow your dreams. But as you grow up even more, you realize that you‘re actually being […]

3 Common Mistakes Writers Make Pitching Their Work to Bloggers and Media

pitching your book

Now that you’ve begun building a solid platform online, amped up your social media presence and are growing a solid email list, it’s time to get your project out into the world. But before releasing your ebook, self-published novel, or course to the public, it’s wise to do a pre-launch and get your project into […]

On Writing This Week: The Future of Editing, Self-Publishing, + more


Here’s what we’ve loved on the internet recently: 6 Steps to Rise Above Rejection and Be a Better Writer by Heiddi Zalamar at Be a Freelance Blogger Let’s face it, rejection happens. We get rejected in every facet in our lives. For writers, that rejection happens when we send out a pitch that isn’t accepted. […]

On Writing This Week: 5 Career Lessons from Sesame Street + more


5 Career Lessons from Sesame Street by Renya Remli at All Groan Up We all loved Sesame Street. With its outlandish characters, lessons of caring and sharing and subtle political messages (what?), it was as much a staple of our childhoods as apple pie and grass burns from falling off the water slide. Now you’re […]