Creative Writing: How To Get Started

In my last post, I talked about the role of creative writing in blog writing. We have a comment from one of our readers, Nancy, which I think warrants mention in this follow up post. She emphasizes the importance of achieving a balance between creative writing and informative writing. So as you try your hand […]

How to Write a Successful Blog

A blog is actually an interactive journal online. The content may vary from one topic to another. You can write your own opinion or write what you know and share them to the public. But what people are doing nowadays is use blogs and articles to promote their product, services or even themselves as a […]

Beating the Blog Rut

Bloggers are very familiar with the blog rut. There are days when you simply can’t think of anything to write. This is where Jimmy’s series of posts on Tips On Coming Up with Topics (I, II & III) comes in very useful. However, for themed blogs there are those days when there doesn’t seem to […]

Is There Such A Thing As Too Personal?

I seem to remember posing a similar question in a post a long time ago. How personal can you get when writing for your blog? Is there such a thing as too personal? These questions came to mind as I visited one of the blogs that I regularly haunt. This blog – which I shall […]

What If You Hate What You Blog About?

The basic premise in blogging, I believe, is that you blog because you want to. As such, you should blog about things and topics that you actually care about. Why blog if you hate what you are blogging about? After all, who is forcing you to remain as a blogger? There are some special cases, […]

Story Telling In Your Blog

I remember joining writing contests when I was in grade school. I loved the actual writing and appreciated all the input that my mother and English teachers would give me. One thing that stood out from all the pieces of advice that I received is this: Tell a story. Telling a story engages your readers […]