Want To Be A Writer? Write Every Day

Yvonne Glasgow

This is the best piece of advice any writer can give to someone that wants to be a writer, whether they want to be a poet, a blogger, or an author. The only way to hone your skills is to use them. Take a notebook with you (and a pen, of course) everywhere you go. Use the notes section on your smartphone if carrying something more isn’t convenient. Consider investing in a digital voice recorder for use when you’re unable to type or write (and especially for when you wake up in the middle of the night with a great story idea).

Just because you write blog posts for a living doesn’t mean all you can ever write are blog posts. There are great websites out there, like Vocal Media, that pay writers per view and let you write about almost any subject under the sun. Seriously, they have…

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