6 Tips for Writing More Blog Posts, Faster

A few weeks ago a reader asked me how in the world I research and write so many articles day after day. I was taken…

How to Pitch Blog Ideas When You Have No Extra Time

I’ve added a new type of task box to my Google Calendar. Pitching. It seems like more and more of my content marketing and journalism…

PREVIEW: Skyword #Forward17 Brand Storytelling Conference (Discount Code Available)

Next month I’m headed to sunny Boston! Sure, this land-locked Iowa gal is thrilled to see the ocean again and dabble in big-city life for…

Writer Productivity: How I Complete Multiple Tasks Daily

At least once a month a friend questions my productivity. They ask how in the world I write and publish so much content each week.…

Writer’s Block? Use Content Triggers to Inspire Your Writing

  Sometimes writing topics hide in plain sight. The other day I was listening to the Brand Journalism Advantage podcast. My friend Phoebe was interviewing…

Are You Feeding Your Writing Brain?

This isn’t a post about caffeine. Or, doughnuts.  (Stick with me!) Often on the blog, I chat about writing tips and trends to move your…