Write About Things Even When People Won’t Shut Up About Them

Raise your left hand if you’re sick of hearing about Pokemon Go. Raise your right hand if you’re playing Pokemon Go. Clap your hands if you’re sick of hearing about Pokemon Go even though you’re playing it. It seems like over half of the articles that have crossed my path this last week have been Continue reading Write About Things Even When People Won’t Shut Up About Them

Word Count Doesn’t Matter Online

I’ve been getting a question frequently: how long should my blog posts be? Is there a minimum word amount for blog posts? Maximum? No. There isn’t. People will tell you otherwise, but I’m telling you there isn’t. Side note: this only counts when online. Magazines and other print media will require specific word counts because Continue reading Word Count Doesn’t Matter Online

Write What You Know – The Best Writing Advice I Ever Received

I hated working retail. I was a customer service representative at TJ Maxx for a year. Before that, I was a regular cashier. After that, I worked the jewelry counter. Things were great when we had a dream team of managers and employees, but managers got moved to other stores and new, terrible managers were Continue reading Write What You Know – The Best Writing Advice I Ever Received

How To Write With SEO In Mind So You Get More Readers From Search Engines

I often tell people that SEO is dead. Like Gary Vaynerchuk says, “marketers ruin everything.” But we’re gamedevs, right? And like my friend Scott Russell said, “you don’t need an SEO specialist. You need a writer that can convey your message clearly enough for a bot to get it.” You’re going to learn to be Continue reading How To Write With SEO In Mind So You Get More Readers From Search Engines