Seven Tips That Helped Me Write

Here are the seven tips that I have shared on this blog so far.

I actively use all of them in my own freelance and fiction writing, and I find them invaluable!

1. Poetry writing advice: This one was a post on distilling, as much as possible, the art of writing poetry for someone who wants to attempt it seriously.

Writing poetry? Not!…..but if you want to try….

2. Capturing writing ideas: This post talks about the ability to capture and record ideas easily using available technology.

On Ideas, Dictaphones and Writing

3. Flash fiction as a genre: This post was all about writing flash fiction, and is illustrated with an example and useful links

On Writing Flash Fiction

4. Freelance writing entry levels: This post is a brief list of areas where an aspiring freelance writer can try and break in, and the future possibilities this will lead to.

Web Freelance Writing Opportunities

5. Mind maps and their use in writing: This post defines mind-maps and explores the ways in which they can inspire and unclog all kinds of writing. Besides writer applications on the web, this is one of the most helpful plotting tools for a writer.

Writing and Mind-maps

6. Using a camera to inspire writing: In this post I explain a method I always use to hunt for new ideas, the free-association triggered by an image.

Writing Inspired by a Digital Camera

7. Blog in order to write better: This post is all about how blogging works to help not only your writing skills, but also your writing career.

Writing a Blog to Help your Writing

Each post addresses a different aspect of writing, but all of them have one aspect in common: all the tips I talk about are tried and tested, and really, really work.

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  1. Damyanti

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment Jaclyn:)

    I am glad you liked some of the stuff on here, and hope you would come back often!

  2. Jaclyn

    This post was a great resource – wow. I love the whole “blog” idea. Writers do so much in solitude and we can all come together through our blogs and sharing our ideas.