One of my most fave podcasts is In Writing with Hattie Crisell. It’s jam-packed with interviews with successful writers spilling their guts on where, how, why and when they write. …


I learnt about narrative modes pretty much on day one of my two-year creative writing course. All ‘narrative modes’ means is the different ways of telling a story. They’re the techniques — the building blocks, if you like — for presenting your world, characters, themes and ideas.

Whether you’re writing…


Being specific in your creative writing makes your story, theme, characters, setting, and everything else more credible.

Whether you’re writing a full-length novel or a short poem, if you’re specific with details, you’ll hook the reader in — and keep them hooked.

Don’t just take my word for it. Apparently…


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Sure.

Twitter is a simple marketing tool every freelancer can use to get the word out about their biz. But you need to know how to use it — i.e. what to post and when to post — to avoid simply shouting into a void.

If marketing your freelance services…


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You can use a Facebook page to market your freelance services by reeling in people already primed to hear what you have to say. …


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Imagine a world where writing clients come to you and ask you to work for them. No more cold pitching. No more bidding for writing gigs on Upwork. No more waking in the middle of the night wondering where your next writing project is going to come from. …


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If you want to write online, you have to be online. I know, groundbreaking stuff isn’t it?

You can absolutely build a reputation as an online writer without a website. …


Seeing 2020

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You don’t have to find your freelance writing niche to be a successful online writer but it helps bring in the big money. …


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I write a lot about how to become a freelance writer and make a living online. Most of what I write about is super practical — like this guide on how to write SEO-friendly content.

I’m doing you a disservice though by failing to write about one of the most…


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I get up early. I’m writing a blog post. I’ll write many blog posts today but this one is special — worth getting up early for.

The clocks have gone back and it’s dark outside. I make coffee, switch on the computer, and sit down to write.

I try to…

Kirsty Boden-Stuart

Creating freedom & freeing up creativity. Tips on freelance writing here: freelancewritersonline.com | Tips on creative writing here: www.kirstybodenstuart.com

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