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Beyond Writer’s Block: 3 Challenges Writers Face in Their Careers

Posted: August 24, 2020 | By:

It's been more than a decade since I could call myself a professional writer. #timeflies To be sure, writing has done more than help me pay my bills. On the whole, it's been enormously rewarding and saved me thousands of dollars on psychiatrists. (Writing is far...

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Freelance Writing During a Pandemic (Or How A Fertility Writer Pivoted — And Pivoted Back)

Posted: August 17, 2020 | By:

On April 7, when New York was at the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic, nobody wanted to talk about infertility.

I didn’t want to talk about infertility either: stuck in New York City apartment building, unsure if we were even...

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5 Ways to Increase Productivity and Improve Your Writing Habits

Posted: August 10, 2020 | By:

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We may think we need a writer’s retreat to finish our quarterly content creation or write the first draft of our manuscript. In reality, we need to be able to trust ourselves enough, and trust what we want to write about, in order to truly see success with our writing. An endless stream of distractions...

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Becoming the Recession-Proof Freelancer: An Interview with Writer & Business Coach Carol Tice

Posted: August 3, 2020 | By:

Carol Tice is a freelance-writing business coach, freelance writer, book ghostwriter, and blogger. Passionate about helping freelance writers grow their careers (particularly through tough economic times!) she recently released her new FREE e-book

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Webinar Recap: Thought Leadership’s New Possible

Posted: July 31, 2020 | By:

"While these are challenging times, like in any crisis, there is opportunity as well." That was the general consensus from our webinar with speaker brand consultant Mirjana Novkovic and thought leadership strategist

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Can you even write a book at the moment?

Posted: July 24, 2020 | By:

Life has been turned upside down.

The Covid world we live in is one in which we don’t know whether our kids will go back to school this summer, when we’ll next be able to see our far-flung friends and family, and – for some of us – what will happen to our...

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Upcoming Webinar: Thought Leadership’s New Possible

Posted: July 21, 2020 | By:

How to Refocus and Reinvent Your Strategy to Succeed in an Increasingly Virtual Reality


The pandemic has upended most industries, but if you’re a thought leader and/or speaker, you might be particularly prone to panicking right now. You rely on...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Kevin Maney

Posted: June 22, 2020 | By:

Kevin Maney is a writer and consultant. He selectively works with CEOs and companies on writing projects that give something interesting or important to the world. His most recent book is Unscaled: How AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future and prior to that, he wrote Play Bigger: How...

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The first year of your new career

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David Murray is editor of Vital Speeches of the Day. Learn more at vsotd.com or by following @VitalSpeeches on Twitter.


Exec comms has changed from corporate window-dressing to society-saving work. Are you up for this?

Last Friday the Professional Speechwriters Association and the Executive Communication Council held our first full-on virtual conference. In my keynote remarks, I suggested that this isn’t the most crucial time in the history...

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Opportunities Abound for Writing Coaches

Posted: June 15, 2020 | By:

Toni Robino, co-founder of Windword Literary Services LLC, is a leading editorial collaborator in both fiction and nonfiction, with titles on the New York Times bestseller list. She’s creatively inspired by projects that can make a profound difference for the planet and the conscious evolution of humanity. She enjoys helping...

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