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Creative Writing Inspiration
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Curated by Laura Brown
I avoid the hard sell because it just doesn’t sit well with me. Maybe it’s my Canadian upbringing of civility in all things except when I put on a pair of skates, but I know I get my back up whenever someone tries an aggressive sales pitch with me, so in turn I don’t like to use it on anyone else.
Most freelance fashion writers write for print magazines, since the internet is more of a tool to be used to communicate ideas, trends and innovations, you can easily writer for an online magazine such as fashionista sites that follow the fashion...
"I can be more receptive to the creative process by surrendering to the process and getting out of my own way. Overcoming a fear of both failure and success, by having more faith in my gifts and talents; by an unfailing faith in myself as a medium through which profound truth is told; by employing the imagination along with observation to engage all the senses, decoding the messages. Starting wtih a single sketch, I begin the journey of a thousand ideas, my goal to [blurred here] reach finished product... GREATER than the sum of it's parts, while remembering that it takes patience with these."
"3. Compile a Marketing List: Now that you’ve got your website and your writing samples together, it’s time to put together a marketing list.
To do this, log on to the internet and start the hunt. Compile a list of 20-30 prospects you can pitch your writing services to. Again, if you’re a health writer, target websites, blogs, ezines, and publications that need this type of content.
Think logically about marketing – it’s not rocket science. Just think, “Who needs the type of writing that I can provide?” Then think, who comes into contact with these types of clients."
"Waking everyday and not knowing what to do
You struggle and fight with your inner self to find that perfect muse
The failure within fuels your inner fire
And, just when you believe you’ve found that one thing
That one perfect thing that will bring forth what’s hidden so well
The fire dwindles and you’re back to struggling with your inner self