Should I Let Other People (Re)Publish my Posts?

This is an issue I have been grappling with for a while: should I let other websites publish my posts on their site? What about SEO and duplicate content? Will Google freak out? Will readers get annoyed when they see the same post in multiple places? Will I be losing blog traffic? Will I beContinue reading “Should I Let Other People (Re)Publish my Posts?”

How to Unblock Bloggers Block

Feast or famine. Flood or drought. Inspiration or desperation. Do these sound familiar to you? As writers, do you find that it’s all or nothing when it comes to your writing? People who have been reading my other blog Relentless over the years can see that I tend to write in spurts, and can eitherContinue reading “How to Unblock Bloggers Block”

A Writer By Any Other Name

Sometimes all a writer has is their name. And sometimes they don’t even have that. Words are intangible. When you speak them, they do not last. They can be misheard, or forgotten, or misquoted. They can be claimed by someone else. When you write online as I do, it is easy for your words toContinue reading “A Writer By Any Other Name”

The Importance of A Letter (Doing Your Research Properly)

Sometimes a single letter can mean the difference between strippers and the US consular general. One of the perks working for WeekendNotes is that writers are sometimes offered ‘invites’ (aka ‘freebies’). Just like anyone working in the media, you are given free tickets to an event or show and you are expected to write aboutContinue reading “The Importance of A Letter (Doing Your Research Properly)”

What I Have Learned from Writing for an Online Website

Recently I published my 250th article on WeekendNotes*. It’s quite a milestone for me, so today I thought I would write about what I have learned and achieved from writing for an online review website. Some statistics: –          WeekendNotes has articles published for 48 different countries with the majority of articles and writers in Australia,Continue reading “What I Have Learned from Writing for an Online Website”