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Angela Booth
Sydney
I'm a professional copywriter, writing teacher, author and tech journalist.
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Turn your writing career around, or build a career I love working with writers. Everyone’s an individual, with their own challenges. No one needs to struggle alone. Although I provide plenty of motivation and inspiration for writers in my various... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
efore 2012, I’d visit the library at least a couple of times a week, and haul home a stack of books. Then I started to read ebooks via the Kindle app on my iPad. I already owned a couple of... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Keep it Short Steve Jobs was a genius. He knew good writing, and how to write. He kept it short. You don’t need to confine yourself to one-word answers in your email messages, as Steve did in in the... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Tip: even if you think you’re not creative, you’ll soon discover that ideas are everywhere. Once you get an idea collection and generation mindset, you’ll have way more ideas than you could ever use. That’s OK too. Keep generating and... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Choose Your Writing Time: 5, 10 or 25 Minutes. If you write every day, you’ll complete your book. It’s inevitable. If you’ve hit the wall, tell yourself that you’ll work on your book for five minutes a day. Heck... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Raise Your Rates by Ten Per Cent Simple, but effective. If you haven’t raised the fees for your writing services in a year, raise them today. You don’t need anyone’s permission to do this. Yesterday I did our weekly... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Creativity tools: clustering, free writing and doodling You can’t push creativity. However you can use tools which will help you to be creative. My favorite creativity tools are clustering, free writing, and doodling. Vital: give yourself space. If you’re working... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
An easy way to monetize a website: solicit donations Several people have asked about monetizing websites with donations over the past weeks, so let’s look at that now. If I cover it here, it saves me typing out the info... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
We’ve got two goodies for you today. Firstly, as you may know, I’m a huge Pinterest fan. I encourage my clients and my students to use this amazing resource. Especially now. Pinterest has become even more useful since its recent... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
We said something similar in a previous post: order matters, and as you begin the editing process, you’ll save yourself time and endless frustration if you keep this order in mind: Big-picture —> Paragraph level —> Sentence level —> Word... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 21, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
The traditional boundaries of space and time don’t exist when it comes to social media. Your reach is as far as you can fling it, and once you put something out there, it’s practically eternal. And that’s a good thing!... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 21, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
I think I’ve found my own replacement for Agenda, and it’s not an app. It’a a bullet journal. I’ve written about my bullet journal here, and here. I won’t cover the same ground. Watch the brief video on the bullet... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 20, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
If you’d like material to kickstart your own product creation, so that you have ebooks to sell quickly, here you go. Two popular programs are included in this package. You can use them as you’d like – you’ll find the... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 20, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
October’s copywriting workshop is fully booked. A couple of people missed out, so my apologies. We haven’t promoted it at all, so I was surprised that it filled so quickly. However, you can book for November. Leap into Copywriting: October... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 20, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
2. Got a Passion? Create a Review Blog Mommy bloggers lead the field in “passion” blogs. They turn kids, diapers and toys into a business. Fashion bloggers aren’t far behind. They make money blogging about clothes, shoes and skin care.... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 19, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Love the bullet journal system As you may know, I procrastinate, if I allow it. After just a day of using the bullet journal system, I’ve managed to complete two tasks which have been hanging fire for a couple of... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 19, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
2. Avoid Procrastination: Time Your Writing Sessions I use “timed writing” every day. This means writing for a specific period of time, using a timer. There’s a simple reason for this. If you know you’ve only got 25 minutes to... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 18, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Bullet journaling: write, see, remember As I said yesterday, I keep several handwritten journals, because they help my productivity, by keeping me focused on the tasks at hand. Journaling averts inertia. Inertia is always a big danger for writers. You’re... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 18, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
What I like about the Bullet Journal method is that the act of manually transferring my tasks from day-to-day, week-to-week, and month-to-month forces me to be more aware of that I need to do, what I have done, and, what... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 17, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
You’ve got to harvest your inspirations when you can. I used the Inspiration app (the name suits the app perfectly) to develop the cluster, because you can just keep going. It’s got an endless canvas, so your diagrams can be... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 16, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Outlining helps you to write faster Once you get an idea for a project, it’s easy enough to shape it. Fiction is all about emotions, for the writer, and the reader. Your story will have several turning points, so you... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 15, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Important: Think in Scenes I like to write in scenes. I do a lot of ghostwriting of both fiction and nonfiction. Over the years, I’ve found that when I think and write in scenes, I can write well, and just... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 14, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Back again. Time for Sunday’s primary task: draft blogging. I like to use Sunday afternoons to check over my own and clients’ blogs, and get some draft posts ready. Usually, I’m well ahead with draft posts; this is a good... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 14, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
The Big Benefit of Writing Magazine Articles: You Get Known Here’s the big benefit of writing magazine articles for unknown writers: you get known. Looking back, I can see that every traditionally published nonfiction book I’ve written came from magazine... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 14, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Ebooks to promote your business: create your marketing plan first Here’s a tip for marketing with ebooks. Although freebie ebooks aren’t the marketing goldmine they used to be, they’re still highly useful. If you’re using them, create your marketing plan... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 13, 2014 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog