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The best video games for writers, by genre

Writers of dystopia, fantasy, action, or any genre can learn a lot about world-building, characterization, and lore from these RPGs.

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4 reasons why all writers should play video games

How your video game addiction can enhance your writing and plotting skills

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6 affirmations for overwhelmed writers

Feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and burnt out in your writing life? Here are some gentle affirmations for writers who may be struggling right now. You are doing just fine, my friend.

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Upgrade your Upwork part 3: How to communicate with Upwork clients

Does writing messages to Upwork clients make you nervous? Learn how to communicate with Upwork clients and build your freelance empire!

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Upgrade Your Upwork part 2: How to write an Upwork proposal

Learn how to write an Upwork proposal that lands clients — 5 tips from a freelance editor who's reviewed dozens of Upwork proposals.

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Upgrade Your Upwork part 1: How to write an Upwork bio

If your bio reads like a cover letter, you might as well set a stack of money on fire. Here's how to write an Upwork profile bio that brings home the bacon.

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Stop shaming freelance writers for using Upwork

It is possible to make decent money on Upwork. Like everything else in life, you just have to put in the work, and the rest will fall into place.

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A different perspective on freelance writing success

Are you looking for a fresh perspective on freelance writing from someone who knows the ins and outs of the business? Fine, but I’m warning you -- my view on building a successful freelance writing career is a little…different.

Good grief: writing to heal from the loss of a loved one

Grief is not a linear, five-step process. It’s messy. It’s ugly. It’s devastating. Writing won’t help you make sense of it. Writing won’t make it go away. But even if you’re not a writer by trade, writing can help patch up your broken heart.

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