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Angela Booth
Sydney
I'm a professional copywriter, writing teacher, author and tech journalist.
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1. Spend time on your blog…. read your posts Remember what it felt like to be in love? You wanted to spend all your time with the person you love. Perhaps you once felt like that about your blog. Whether... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Your character is you, in some form, that’s inevitable. But remember that your character is NOT you. So don’t get squeamish. Put your character through hell — and have him come out on top — and readers will love it.... Continue reading
Reblogged 4 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
The voracious Web: content has a short shelf life Creating content should be a breeze for writers, but it’s not. This is because the online world is voracious. A Twitter tweet (a short snippet of content) is viable for around... Continue reading
Reblogged 4 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
In this program, you'll discover: * The ONE essential secret to FAST content; that fast content becomes great content, IF you understand this secret; * A complete content creation process step by step: this process ensures that you can create... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Over the past week, I’ve been helping several writers to build their service offerings, and do their own content marketing. After all, if you’re selling content services, you need to be creating content which sells those services. You need to... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
A couple of days ago I received an email message from a content writer. The message provides a great example of what NOT to do to make money writing content. The message offered me articles at $10 per 1,000 words.... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 20, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Today, the writing life means using the cloud Today, cloud computing is essential. That is — your files need to live somewhere other than just on your computer, because we spend a lot of time away from our primary working... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 18, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
These four social media networks work for promotion Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Next, you need to reach out to others. Easy ways to reach out Comment on blogs Syndicate your content Mention others in your blog posts Guest blog via... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 17, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
I suggest that you chunk your writing down into six activities: Ideas: get ideas for a project, or projects. Create quick titles and/ or outlines; Write — first draft; Research — write first, research later, otherwise “research” becomes a black... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 16, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
3. Be Positive at All Times Writers tend to complain about the writing life. Please don’t do it on your blog — do it in your (paper) diary. If you’re a Kindle publisher, please take this tip to heart. Please... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 15, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Start with your vision for your book Crowdfunding your book isn’t all that different from creating a book proposal if you’re looking for a traditional publisher. When I’m coaching authors, I suggest that they create a proposal for their book... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 14, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
You want to write a book. Can you do it on your iPad? I heard that one writer wrote a bestseller on her phone, but nevertheless my reaction to writing an entire book on an iPad would be: heck, no!... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 13, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Ulysses is one of my favorite apps; I love that you can write in Markdown, and the fact that you can just start typing. Create a new document in your Inbox, and go. No worrying about where you want to... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 12, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
2. Write your first thoughts in your blog post editor When you treat blogging as something that’s separate from your writing, you get stuck. Writing a post becomes much harder than it needs to be, because when you start something... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 12, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
As pro blogger Hermione said recently: "Since launching my blog Hermione Olivia last September, I have shared experiences from Mykonos, Saint-Tropez and Capri. The website has taken me to Barcelona, Somerset and home to Sydney... Apart from the obvious benefit,... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 11, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Each and every successful blogger looks on blogging as being exciting and fun. When something's exciting, you can't wait to get to it. That doesn't mean that you won't have days when blogging gets you down, of course. Successful bloggers... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 10, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
This brings us to our first tip… 1. Have a Reason for Your Price I suggest you write down where you are, because you need to have a reason for your pricing. You need to be comfortable with it. Don’t... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 10, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Here’s how. 1. What’s Interesting? You’re writing a novel. You call someone to discuss your main character’s job, and you learn something new about how a detective detects, or the best soil in which to grow roses. What you learned... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 9, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Writing Nonfiction Ebooks: Easy Ideas Getting started is easy. Let’s look at the easiest way you can develop ideas: just focus on your readers. Your readers are all-important. Focus on them, and you’ll make sales. Here’s a fast way to... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 8, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Way back in 2010, we set our first writing challenge, over 30 days. The results were amazing. Writers kickstarted their careers, or boosted them. I was thrilled, because it worked for so many writers. Challenging Yourself Works Many years ago,... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 8, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
MUST You Use WordPress? A couple of authors told me that they felt they “must” use WordPress. That’s nonsense. You can use anything that makes sense to you. I’ve tried just about every popular blogging service, and there’s none that’s... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 6, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Mini Content Formats: Images, Updates and More Images are huge today. You need to become familiar with images, so that your content has impact. One of my favorite apps, Buffer, has just released Pablo, which makes it super-easy to create... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 5, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Show and Tell: Get Out There and Show What You Can Do I’m always encouraging you to write more. I’ll say it again: every challenge you have with writing is solved by WRITING, in one way or another. If... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 4, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Journal: It’s a Good Habit Which Pays Off for Part-Time Writers Your journal is your thoughts on paper. Whenever a writer tells me that he procrastinates, I encourage him to journal. It builds your writing habit. Over the years,... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 2, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Tips for creating your own cover designs Check the covers of bestselling ebooks in your fiction genre, or in your category, if you’re publishing nonfiction. Illustrations are popular in some genres; Rough designs out on paper first, so you get... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 1, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog