Do You Fail Due to Lack of Effort or Lack of Ability?

A fail only happens if you’re not willing to learn from the situation. This is something I try to teach my children. That even the darkest of circumstances can provide knowledge in how to never do it again. But, a lot of people will often view themselves as failures because they can’t seem to accomplish a task. However, many will fail because of a lack of effort rather than ability.

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What Skills Do You Offer in the Freelance Pool?

Freelancing in any industry can be quite rewarding. It’s an excellent way to work with a wide range of clients while fine-tuning your skills and abilities. Not to mention that it can also be quit lucrative if you play your cards right. Before you jump right in, it’s a good idea to know what kind of skills you offer a prospective client. After all, it’s all about what you can offer others that play a part in your success.

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7 Truths of Freelance Ghostwriting And How to Adapt

Thanks to online technologies, freelance ghostwriting is an exceptionally easy industry to get into. However, it takes a great deal of hard work and determination to actually be successful. Unfortunately, too many people assume that it’s all roses and cash. The reality of writing online is that it can be extremely difficult on the author. As I approach my five-year anniversary of my professional career, I have discovered several truths that you need to address.

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Why New Authors Should Post Fan Fiction on Wattpad

If you don’t know by now, I am a fan of Wattpad.com. Not only is it a great place to find new favorite authors, but it can be a great way to open the doors for a new writer. One of my favorite aspects of the system is the ability to write fan fiction. Without worrying about copyright infringements or legal repercussions, you can embellish on your favorite fictional landscapes. Here is why I think this is important for new writers.

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Why Strangers Make Better Critics Compared to Family

When I first started writing creative pieces years ago, I was excited to have someone in the family read them. It’s not necessarily that I wanted a critique of my work, but more of the ego boost. Most of the time, friends and family are going to tell you what you want to hear regarding the story. Unfortunately, this can often lead to a hellish snowball for the artist. I’m not saying that family can’t be good critics. However, it will influence their judgement.

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