Considering giving up on writing? Here are 6 tips to convince you otherwise

It’s tempting as a journalist to give up and just find some other job. Something more stable, predictable and that feeds a steady paycheck into the bank account. There is also the in-between realm of working a “day job” that pays the bills and doing journalism on the side in one’s spare time. There is … More Considering giving up on writing? Here are 6 tips to convince you otherwise

The infinite demands – and rewards – of the written word

The longer you write, the better you become at it. That is simply because what our grandparents and parents used to tell us has a lot of truth to it: practice makes perfect. Aiming to achieve perfection might be a bit high and mighty, but maybe that’s not what our elders were trying to say. … More The infinite demands – and rewards – of the written word