Coaching and Consulting, Writing and the Writer

All within Reason (aka “The Ripoff-Artist”)

Imagine you are the chef and owner of a rather decent restaurant. One day, you read a post by somebody who is looking for a good meal, a special multi-course meal. This somebody, they have a rough idea about what they want to eat, they even have drafted a recipe but need a pro to… Continue reading All within Reason (aka “The Ripoff-Artist”)

auf Deutsch, Writing and the Writer

Tausche Wort gegen einen halben Cent?… oder auch nicht!!

'Tschuldigung, ich muss mal kurz vor mich hin meckern... *räusper* Während meiner Anfangszeit als Texterin habe ich immer mal wieder für so genannte "Content-Farmen" und für die damit verbundenen Niedrighonorare gearbeitet. Speziell für Einsteiger(-innen) sind solche Aufträge meiner Meinung nach eine gute Schule, denn man lernt, unter Berücksichtigung vorgegebener Deadlines, Themen und ggf. SEO-Vorgaben sprachlich… Continue reading Tausche Wort gegen einen halben Cent?… oder auch nicht!!

in English

About Authors and Internet-Stars…

Sigh. Zoella & Co. Quote: "By churning out ghostwritten stories and slapping a famous face on them, publishers are doing a disservice to the industry, authors and readers." ...an interesting article by Kathryn Lindsay, and a topic that is probably not without controversy... I daresay it is written in xoJane's column "Unpopular Opinion" for a… Continue reading About Authors and Internet-Stars…

Coaching and Consulting, Organization and Productivity, Writing and the Writer

The One-Sentence-a-Day-Strategy

I have a confession to make: I can sometimes be verrrrrrrrrrrry slow about my writing. Often... I mean, I find myself in total awe when reading about the supposedly typical working day of other writers, who can write for hours and hours and somehow manage to produce content that is thousands of words worth -… Continue reading The One-Sentence-a-Day-Strategy

Writing and the Writer

The BBC Writers Room…

...looks like something I need to check out... http://www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/ ...that is, after I manage to get a grip on my imnotanativeenglishspeakerinhibitions. For all you less inhibited or otherwise interested... well, see above! 🙂 ~~~ P.S.: Have any of you ever tried to branch out regarding writing in other than your native language(s)? If so, please,… Continue reading The BBC Writers Room…

misc., Writing and the Writer

How to beat your competition…

I looooove what I have just found on Darren Rowse's Problogger website: How to Beat Your Competition Online by Trying this One Thing It is marked as a "guest contribution" - so kudos to whoever you may be! 🙂 Aaaaaaaaaaand: I think I should go now and see about some additional visual content...

Writing and the Writer

A Pro-Blogger and “9 Unsexy Truths about Making Money Online”

I am still half asleep, and it is already past noon. Ummm... no, that does not mean I live the life of the rich and famous and have been partying till dawn... it just means that todays's a national holiday here in Germany, and I've spent the better part of last night (or more likely… Continue reading A Pro-Blogger and “9 Unsexy Truths about Making Money Online”