Category Archives: Blog
Why “Non-Gendered” Writing is Annoying
Writing can be a political minefield, even when you aren’t writing about politics. One of the biggest problems is using the language as it was, instead of adjusting to the way people think it should be used.
Freelance writers – inspiring clients
I have rants up my sleeve, really I do. I have tales of “inappropriate” yet hilarious communications with clients. But I also have something rather special: inspiring clients. I haven’t asked any of them if I may write about them, … Continue reading
I’ll blog about that!
Giving advice is easy. If you don’t know what advice to give, you Google it. One of my clients gives me blogging advice topics to write about. I’m gratified to see the posts are quite popular. I blithely expounded on … Continue reading
Writer’s Perspectives on Jack and Jill
Warning: this post may occasionally be irreverent and somewhat exaggerated. Please note that all events are based on the actions of fictitious characters in a fictitious environment, and that scenarios are postulated with tongue firmly in cheek. Whew! Now we’ve … Continue reading
Win-win-win deals for Freelancer!
I was as pleased as punch with myself – until I realized that my clients (two of them) were also winning big time. Then I was even more pleased. Quick! Give me a phrase that means “even more pleased than … Continue reading
Freelance writers: number 1 phobia!
There’s a special phobia that relates to the fear of not being connected. Oh my goodness! What can it be called? I don’t have internet right now, so I can’t look up the word! I’m not exactly reduced to a … Continue reading
Proofreading saves website writers from feeding the fog and pubic humiliation
Proofreading of the very, very careful sort is vital before submitting work. It’s then that one picks up those sneaky and often hilarious typos that no client would want, especially if they aren’t double-checking and just go ahead with a … Continue reading
Having fun with other people’s blogs
Everybody’s got one. Some love it. Some hate it, but there’s always a need for more of it. Yes, I’m talking about blogs. Fresh content really does improve your search engine rankings, but it takes time. Writing blog posts also … Continue reading
Will my writing make your blog post go viral?
In a word, “No”. But I’m a good writer. I can be engaging, entertaining, informative, or professional, and I believe in producing strong content, so why shouldn’t my posts go viral? I’ve been reading a few viral posts, and although … Continue reading
Grammarly: is it any good for website writers?
So I finally got past the mystique of the so-called “free grammar checker” that you actually have to pay for. I coughed up. Why? Overwhelming curiosity, and the fact that no matter how carefully I write and punctuate, it invariably … Continue reading