Tag: freelance writing

When money stopped being my motivation, I became unstoppable

When Money Stopped Being My Main Motivation, I Became Unstoppable

A couple of years ago, I was in dire financial straits. My wife had recently been accepted to study medicine, meaning that she would have to give up working full-time. With bills to pay and our budget stretched paper thin,...

/ August 13, 2017

6 Tactics for Overcoming a Creative Block

Let’s face it, no one feels creative or “in the zone” one hundred percent of the time. On some days, you’re a regular freakin’ Hemingway penning a thousand words without even pausing to think or consider, and on other days...

/ August 3, 2017

3 Easy Steps to Setting Up Your Communications Strategy

A brand – even if it’s your personal one – without a communications strategy is a bit like a ship without a captain, sailing blindly to some unknown destination with no clear plan of how to get there or what...

/ July 25, 2017

How to Write Compelling Headlines That Actually Sell

It’s a common misconception that headlines must necessarily contain clever puns or witty double entendres. In fact, these tactics are often lost on the intended audience, and may come across as self-indulgence on the part of the copywriter more than...

/ July 8, 2017

Struggling Isn’t the Same as Failing

I’ve always set ridiculously high standards for myself, mostly as a result of being impatient and overeager to see results. The first time I picked up a guitar, I was disappointed and frustrated when I wasn’t instantly transformed into Jimmy...

/ July 7, 2017