Stop Waiting for Permission to Write

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BY BELINDA MOUNTAIN The best piece of writing advice I ever received? It was from a professor of journalism in my hometown of Makhanda, Eastern Cape. He looked the 18-year-old me dead in the eye one fine September day and said, ‘What are you waiting for to begin your writing career, a letter of permission?’ […]

A Writer’s Time: Making the Most of Yours

Re-used with kind permission from Poynter Online for Journalists: A Writer’s Time: Making the Most of Yours Who-or what-controls your time? A. Deadlines.B. Sources.C. Events.D. EditorsE. ReportersF. LifeE. All of the aboveF. Me. Those were some of the answers when I posed that question last week to a group of reporters and editors at the […]

10 Ways To Earn Even More Money From Writing

One thing that every writer wants to know is how to earn more money from writing. This is because being a writer can be a fickle business sometimes and so you need to have as many sources of income as possible. You also need to use your time wisely to be able to write as […]