The Writing Life

5 Tips to Creating Compelling Content

Whether you're a freelance writer making pitches for magazine articles, or someone who's responsible for writing business-specific content at your day job, creating compelling content requires you to move seamlessly from researcher to writer to marketer. Here's five tips to help you generate, compose and market your final product in a way that ! DON'T… Continue reading 5 Tips to Creating Compelling Content

The Writing Life

A writer’s toolbox: How sharp are your interviewing skills?

Good interviewing skills are as important to a writer as bacon is to anyone following my new favorite recipe for chocolate chip maple bacon cookies – in another word, ESSENTIAL! If you’re a media reporter, content writer or someone working on a non-fiction book or historical novel, you may be pretty comfortable interviewing people. But… Continue reading A writer’s toolbox: How sharp are your interviewing skills?