Why Procrastinators Procrastinate (and How to Break the Cycle)

As a chronic procrastinator, I thought there would be no better way to break my bad habits and teach others how to do the same than to write a blog post about it. After all, teaching myself and others in one fell swoop is a great way to save time—something us procrastinators never seem to have enough of. Procrastination affects more than 20% of the … [Read more...]

The Niche is the Thing: Copywriting and Games

With many copywriters clamoring to become specialists, you might want to consider moving into a niche market. Specialization has led to higher payouts and better returns on content, allowing creators to make greater rewards for working in smaller and smaller fields. In addition, there’s an argument that specializing in one topic seems more genuine … [Read more...]

Venti Workload, To Go: 7 Tips for Getting Things Done at Your Local Coffee Shop

Monday morning, I woke up, took a nice walk to wake myself up like I usually do, sat down to work, and went to check my email for the morning. No dice. I can usually fix my own tech problems just fine, but I can’t fix an internet connection when the problem is on my provider’s end. I packed my stuff up and headed straight for my local coffee … [Read more...]

Tools for Writers: When A Keyboard Isn’t Just A Keyboard

Today I'm starting a new weekly topic on Tools for Writers, where I'll cover writing techniques and strategies for effective professional writing. For today, I'll focus on the tools of the trade: your keyboard. The business of content writing isn't terribly complicated at first glance. You check emails, you brainstorm, you hold meetings with … [Read more...]