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Blogging Notes – A new direction

The life of a Freelance writer often from the outside sounds so much more adventurous than the reality is.  I love doing what I’m doing now and have no regrets at all about leaving my old 9-5, other than missing the people I got to…

Blog tools – Viglink

  One of the many things that I hope to do with Ken-Saunders.com is to share what I've learned and am learning along this Blogging path.  One of the things that initially drew me to blogging was my love of sharing.  I love to share…
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Review -Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer

When The Writer Magazine called this book "An essential read for freelance writers" I thought it was a bit exaggerated only to find out after reading that it really is an essential read.  I can't recommend this one enough.  I really look for books that don't…

Patting myself on the back, just a smidge

I recently finished up a very large writing project, it was over 106,584 words. It was a project that stretched me in ways as a writer, which means at times it was uncomfortable in the way learning new exercises in the gym is uncomfortable.  In…
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An idle Brain is a rested brain

Lately I've been coming across articles that seem to line up with exactly the thinking and experiences I've been having recently the kismet is sometimes surprising even to my magical thinking. This article is a good example I think I've been in overdrive since the…
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Blog Idea Generator

HubSpot has released a new and improved Blog Ideas Generator tool that comes up with a year's worth of blog post ideas in a matter of seconds. This is a really useful tool for when you're writing on a regular basis and looking to create…
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New Writer Tools

Making the jump to being a full-time writer has been incredibly challenging, exhilarating, sometimes frustrating and completely worth it. There is a steep learning curve involved in actually making a living from writing.  I've put together a few of the things that have helped me…
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Gingersnaps

Fleeing velvet walls of pristine night.  The journey aided by the wailing baby’s cry.  Moving, gliding half-aware of prying eyes and misforgotten deeds.  I slide thorough this incarnation, a journey on the back of sea turtles and uprooted flowers.  You cannot see how real this…